In operation since 2007, our Varennes plant is the first ethanol plant to be built in Quebec. It is a model for water and energy efficiency and produces the lowest carbon intensity ethanol in Canada. Varennes also produces corn oil and distillers’ grain. It has superior logistics capabilities based on proximity to its customer base. The Varennes biorefinery is unique its partnership with the Société d’économie mixte de l’est de la couronne sud (SEMECS), which treats organic waste of local municipalities and turns it into biogas and fertilizers. The Varennes plant uses this biogas in its process facilities. This is reducing its reliance on natural gas and shrinking its carbon footprint.
The Toronto office opened in 1998 and serves as Greenfield Global’s headquarters. Located in Toronto’s Financial District, it serves many of Greenfield’s executive team, shareholders, industry partners, as well as the Board of Directors.
Operating since 1989, the Tiverton Distillery is Greenfield’s original plant, producing top-quality fuel ethanol, industrial alcohol, and distillers’ grain. Tiverton utilizes batch fermentation, making it ideal for testing in collaboration with our R&D Centres. The Tiverton distillery is also able to be flexible, nimble, and responsive to custom requirements to meet specific needs of our customers.
Greenfield supports governments at all levels to pursue options that makes sense for the economy, for society, and for the environment. Located steps from Parliament Hill, our Ottawa office works to promote Greenfield’s mission and strategic goals through public policy, community outreach, advocacy, media relations, and communications.
The Mississauga office opened in 2017 and is the administrative heart of Greenfield Global. Our office location encompasses 17,500 square feet in a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certified facility. All workspaces have been designed to facilitate collaboration, health, and wellness.
Situated on the St. Lawrence Seaway and adjacent to the Port of Johnstown grain terminal, the Johnstown ethanol plant has been operating since 2008 and is a leading producer of fuel ethanol, corn oil, carbon dioxide, and distillers’ grains for the Ontario and Quebec markets which it services by tanker truck and rail.
Innovation and Supply Chain (DMO) is an innovation hub where our talented engineers and scientists develop Intellectual Property and work diligently to optimize all technical aspects of Greenfield operations. A key facet to the DMO group is the in-house expertise to design and execute major capital projects. DMO has developed leading-edge technology in anaerobic digestion, cellulosic ethanol, and solid liquid separation along with running some of the most efficient ethanol bio-refineries in the world.
In operation since 1998, our Chatham Distillery is uniquely capable of producing a variety of alcohols — from the highest-purity alcohol used in beverage and pharmaceutical industry to alcohols required for other industrial applications. It is also a leader in producing corn oil and distillers’ grain suitable for various markets. The Chatham distillery’s logistics capabilities are second-to-none with robust rail shipping access.
Our state-of-the-art manufacturing and packaging facility in Brampton has been operating since 1993 and serves the Canadian customer base for packaged alcohol and specially denatured alcohols. It also ships to over 20 countries world-wide.
Our fully bilingual team at our Boucherville distribution and sales facility has been providing customer service and sales support to Quebec and Atlantic Canada customers since 1992. The Boucherville team specifically sells pure alcohol and all grades of denatured and specially denatured ethyl alcohol (SDA’s).