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BroadGrain Announces New Food Division

<p class="text-heading">July 8, 2009</p><p>BroadGrain today announces the launch of its newly created Food Division.&nbsp;Focused on Canadian pulses and special crops, the new Food Division will grow BroadGrain&rsquo;s operations and supply partnerships in Canada and globally to service customers in the Middle East and North Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia and India with their requirements for lentils, peas and beans and other Canadian special crops.</p> <p>&ldquo;The new Food Division demonstrates BroadGrain&rsquo;s ongoing commitment to &lsquo;Global Markets, Local Service&rsquo;.&nbsp;This builds on our expertise and experience in logistics, sourcing and distribution to connect global markets and with local service, and complements our existing Domestic and International feed divisions&rdquo; said Zaid Qadoumi, President and CEO.</p> <p>&ldquo;The Food Division is a natural extension to BroadGrain&rsquo;s long history in servicing agricultural commodity customers in the Middle East and North Africa,&rdquo; advises Garth Baxter, Vice President for the new Food Division.&nbsp;&ldquo;It allows BroadGrain to develop a team dedicated to delivering the product and service requirements of agri-food customers locally and around the world.&rdquo;<br />----------<br />BroadGrain is a Canadian-based global company trading and transporting grains, cereals, oilseeds, corn and by-products. BroadGrain has annual revenues CAD $350 million and ships over 1 million tonnes of grain to international and domestic customers.</p>