Swan Valley Coop To Construct Agro Centre in The Pas

Media Release

Swan Valley Co-op invests $2.2 million to construct Agro Centre at The Pas MB

Swan Valley Co-op is pleased to announce the construction an agricultural inputs facility in the RM of Kelsey Industrial Park near The Pas MB.

The facility will feature crop inputs, dry fertilizer, as well as animal health and feed products to supply to agricultural producers throughout the surrounding area. The project is currently in the due diligence phase with expected completion in Spring 2019.

“This new site will provide a much-needed local source for producers to obtain their annual crop input requirements. We’re excited to provide this service to area agricultural producers,” said Jim Sutherland, Agro Manager.

“Swan Valley Co-op is thrilled for the opportunity to partner with farm customers in The Pas. Our commitment is to build long lasting trust relationships with area producers in line with our corporate values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Community,” said Colin Peters, General Manager of Swan Valley Co-op. “Making these sustainable investments is one of many ways we grow our communities, whether it’s by supporting local agricultural producers that are feeding the world right here in our local area or creating new local employment opportunities.”

About Swan Valley Consumers Co-operative
Swan Valley Co-op is a retail co-operative that has proudly served the Swan Valley area for more than 78 years. Today, Swan Valley Co-op serves more than 6,900 members — and many more customers — in Swan River, Minitonas and Benito, where it operates 6 locations. Throughout our history we have shared our profits with our loyal members – by paying cash back and equity through annual patronage allocations. Since 2014, Swan Valley Co-op has returned more than $12 million to its members in cash back and equity, while contributing over $300,000 to community organizations and initiatives.