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Canadian Grain Commission initiates claims process for unpaid deliveries to Pipeline Foods, ULC

The Canadian Grain Commission has initiated a claims process to compensate producers for unpaid deliveries to Pipeline Foods, ULC.

On July 8, 2021, Pipeline Foods, LLC, the parent company of Pipeline Foods, ULC, filed petitions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Pipeline Foods is prohibited from paying unpaid obligations incurred prior to July 8, 2021 except by order of the Bankruptcy Court and voluntarily suspended the purchase of grain from Canadian producers on July 9, 2021. The company subsequently filed an additional petition on July 12, 2021, extending protections to all subsidiaries, including Pipeline Foods, ULC.

Pipeline Foods, ULC, has one grain dealer licence and 2 primary elevator licences located at:

  • Gull Lake, Saskatchewan
  • Wapella, Saskatchewan

Claim process details

We will contact producers who have already submitted documents to confirm the details of their claim. If you are a grain producer and are owed money by this company for grain deliveries, and you have not submitted documents related to your claim, contact the Canadian Grain Commission immediately.

If you did business with this company on or after July 12, 2021, you will not be protected by security under the Canada Grain Act.

Licensing status of Pipeline Foods, ULC

The Canadian Grain Commission has agreed to maintain the one grain dealer licence and 2 primary elevator licences of Pipeline Foods, ULC with an undertaking from Pipeline Foods, ULC, that it will not receive grain from producers, purchase grain from producers, contract with producers or otherwise incur liabilities to grain producers.

Source : saskwheat

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