Ardent Mills’ Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Pandemic

Category Marker Community / Leadership  |  August 13, 2020
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In this time of uncertainty during coronavirus (COVID-19), we continue to plan for the unexpected, heighten and refine our safety protocols and take action to mitigate the potential impact of the virus. We continue to work around the clock with farmers, suppliers and customers to help feed the world safely and responsibly.


“We know that these tumultuous times have impacted our customers in different ways. Some of you are busier than you have ever been, while others have felt the pain of shifting demand patterns. Regardless of your circumstances, we are here for you as a trusted partner, working closely together and living by our values of Trust, Serving, Simplicity and Safety. Our vision, mission and values provide a strong foundation to enable us to serve you best” said Dan Dye, CEO of Ardent Mills.


Our commitment to our values of TRUST, SERVING, SIMPLICITY, and SAFETY is ingrained in everything we do and guide us in every decision we make. We have activated several of our contingency plans to help ensure the safety of our people and products and provide supply assurance to our customers. This includes additional cleaning and sanitation procedures, eliminating all domestic and international travel, heightened visitor protocols at our facilities, implementing social distancing practices and adopting shift flexibility.

The health and safety of our people comes first, they are what makes our business run to deliver nutritious grain-based solutions across U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. With the strict safety protocols in place mentioned above, we have also provided added benefits for our team members and their families including emergency paid time off, bonuses, increased medical coverage and sent care packages to each of our team members homes.

As our business continues to adjust to the rapidly changing pandemic, we are driven and committed to serve the communities we live and work in. Food banks and other businesses are in critical need and in response, we continue to donate product and monetarily to our local communities.

Like so many others, we want to thank and support our customers, suppliers, and farmers whose selfless dedication and efforts continue to ensure a safe sustainable food supply for all. And we can’t forget the efforts of our first responders, health professionals, and so many others, who are working tirelessly to help keep us safe and secure.

We stand strong in our foundation of serving our people, our customers and our communities with our mission of enhancing the quality of life and standard of health. If you would like to learn more about our specific contingency plans or if you have questions, concerns or if there is anything, we can do to serve you better, please do not hesitate to reach out to your sales representative or call (800) 851-9618.




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