Canadian flour mill expands to meet growing demand

Canadian flour mill expands to meet growing demand
Feb 12, 2024

Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) and its subsidiary, P&H Milling Group, are thrilled to announce a significant expansion at their Hamilton, Ontario facility, showcasing their unwavering commitment to Canadian agriculture and the burgeoning baking industry. This expansion marks a pivotal step forward, introducing two new storage silos designed to handle essential feed ingredients like soymeal and distillers dried grains, as well as wheat to cater to the flour mills. Additionally, construction is set to commence in March 2024 for a third flour mill, underlining P&H's position as a premier flour production hub in Hamilton.

The existing P&H Hamilton flour mill, operational since 2017, was a historic milestone as the first new flour mill in Ontario in 75 years. Doubling its capacity in 2020 with a second mill and increased storage, the facility has played a vital role in enhancing the company's wheat processing capabilities. CEO John Heimbecker emphasized the significance of this expansion, stating, "Our commitment to the Canadian agricultural landscape is evident in this Hamilton expansion. We are not merely expanding infrastructure but investing in the future of Canadian agriculture and the baking industry. This strategic move reaffirms our dedication to meeting the needs of our agricultural and business partners."

Aligned with its vision, P&H's expansion in Hamilton reflects its dedication to contributing significantly to the food industry, supporting local farmers, and ensuring a resilient supply chain. The company remains at the forefront of innovation, incorporating state-of-the-art technology and sustainable practices to meet the demands of a growing population.

P&H Milling Group, a division of Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited, is a leading Canadian agribusiness specializing in flour milling and pea processing. Committed to quality and sustainability, the group plays a crucial role in supporting Canadian agriculture and meeting the demands of the growing food industry.

With roots dating back to 1909, Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited is a Canadian, family-owned agri-business. Positioned as a growth-oriented, diversified, and vertically integrated entity, P&H operates in grain merchandising, flour milling, crop inputs, and feed mills across over 70 locations nationwide. Leveraging a well-established network of assets and strong business relationships, P&H remains dedicated to supporting Canadian agricultural producers through ongoing infrastructure development.

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