Monsanto Company announces that its Canadian subsidiary, Monsanto Canada has purchased the swine genetics business of Unipork Genetics, a division of United Grain Growers, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The acquired assets will be integrated with Monsanto'’ DeKalb Choice Genetics swine business. DeKalb says the acquisition provides immediate access to an increased number of high-health status animals, accelerating the company’s ability to meet short- and long-term demand for its products.

DeKalb and Unipork have a long history of collaboration, but now DeKalb will market products under ifs own brand. The acquisition allows DeKalb to expand their presence into Western Canada. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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