South West Ontario’s Premier Agro Integrated Infrastructure Food Hub
Milo-FAIS is a well-established broad capability-based integrated infrastructure platform for agricultural and food processing. We have the capabilities, infrastructure, and assets that deliver a range of services for food processing including refrigeration and freezer tunnels, cold storage, waste-water treatment, steam services, and agricultural production & testing.
Our site in Wheatly is one of the largest Agro Integrated Infrastructure Food Hub in Southern Ontario. The plant is strategically located on the shores of Lake Erie close to the Detroit-Windsor border. The highly favorable location at the southernmost point of Ontario gives us a significant advantage in reaching out to more than 50% of North Americans within a day’s travel time.
Chatham-Kent along with Leamington is a unique region in Ontario, more than 80% of its total landmass is dedicated to agriculture and grows over 20% of Ontario’s total vegetable crop. Producers can grow anything that can be grown in Canada, the region is the number one producer of tomatoes, seed corn, and carrots in all of Canada. The flat topography of the land, the fertile soil condition, the unparalleled access to freshwater, and the proximity to the US border have made the region an agricultural powerhouse.
Milo-FAIS has been envisaged with the objective and capabilities to revitalize the regional food & agriculture Industry by addressing sector trends and pressures effectively and sustainably. It aims to harness the potential of the region’s strong agricultural base through our global expertise, experience, operating capabilities, and capital investments.
The core assets at Milo-FAIS comprise more than 395,000 sq. ft. of the freezer, cooler and food-grade processing facility on 85 acres of land. The plant boasts leading global companies as its customers. The Company provides its top three customers with industrial-grade food processing space along with cool and cold warehousing and food processing services. We operate one of the largest frozen appetizer and carrot processing operations in North America.