Suzy Amis Cameron, left, and James Cameron linked with Greg Yuel and Olivia Yuel in opening the pea processing facility in Vanscoy, Sask. 
Greg Yuel of PIC Investment Group met the Camerons on another project, which led to PIC taking a 40 percent ownership position in Verdient Foods, adding to PIC’s portfolio of agricultural investments.  |  Photo supplied

Investor sold on ag opportunities

When it comes to agriculture, PIC Investment Group is not exactly a household name. But the private equity and venture capital firm’s reputation in the agriculture and agri-food sectors is growing, thanks in part to a high-profile investment at Vanscoy, Sask., not far from Saskatoon. PIC holds a 40 percent equity stake in Verdient Foods, […] Read more

James Cameron, left, Suzy Amis Cameron and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall tour a new pulse plant in Vanscoy, Sask., Sept. 18 in which the Camerons have invested.  |  Brian Cross photo

Hollywood couple invests in Sask. pulse processor

VANSCOY, Sask. — Academy award winning film director James Cameron made a stop in farming country this week to announce the opening of a new multi-million dollar pulse processing plant at Vanscoy, Sask., about 20 minutes west of Saskatoon. The 160,000 tonnes fractionation facility will be part of Verdient Foods Inc., a business that was […] Read more