Milo – Food & Agricultural Infrastructure & Services (Milo-FAIS) today announced the acquisition of all of the assets and operating activities of 1033984 Alberta Ltd (formerly known as Omstead Foods Limited and also operating as Wheatley Cold Storage). The acquisition includes the real estate property and operating assets, and transfer of 33 employees who willcontinue to work with the existing management and new shareholders towards supporting the existing clients of the business and development of new service offerings provided through the existing infrastructure and platform.”This investment by Milo-FAIS is strong endorsement for the food and agriculture related businesses in the Chatham-Kent region and demonstration of confidence in the existing operations of the business,” said Dan Bailey, who will take over as General Manager of Milo-FAIS effective immediately. Milo-FAIS will assume the underlying customers of the business and utilize the existing experience, expertise and the comprehensive infrastructure and ophisticated asset management and monitoring tools to further grow the business withinthe region. “The support and experience of the new shareholders of Milo-FAIS will facilitate expanding our customer and service offerings” added Dan Bailey.
Originally published date: Sep 12, 2011