GrainCo has expanded its operations with the acquisition of new facilities in County Durham. The acquisition expands the company’s capabilities into the processing of cereal seed.
GrainCo Ltd, the England-based agricultural marketing, trading and processing business, has expanded its operations with the acquisition of new facilities in County Durham. The company, which delivers grain marketing and trading services along with operating grain drying, storage and export facilities, has purchased business assets, premises and equipment on the 15-acre site in Piercebridge near Darlington. The acquisition expands its capabilities into the processing of cereal seed. Featuring storage for 40,000 tonnes of grain, the Piercebridge facilities, which have been acquired from Mole Valley Farmers and also contains a Seed Plant that can process and treat in excess of 4,000 tonnes of seed which is sold to farmers. This new operation expands GrainCo’s presence in the seed market, where it already markets product as an agent, or directly for other seed houses.