Agri-Neo places on The Globe and Mail’s second-annual ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

Agri-Neo is pleased to announce it placed No. 149 of 400 companies on the 2020 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies.


TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 - Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Agri-Neo earned its spot with three-year growth of 308%. Agri-Neo is a technology company focused on developing food safety solutions for a wide range foods. Its patented organic pasteurization technology, Neo-Pure, provides a 5-log (99.999%) reduction of harmful pathogens such as Salmonella, E. coli, and Listeria, while maintaining the raw nutrition and sensory qualities of foods such as nuts, seeds, and grains. Agri-Neo has also recently launched Neo-Temper, an organic food safety solution for flour, to address the growing number of flour recalls in North America. In the future, Agri-Neo plans to develop more food safety solutions for fruits & vegetables, meats, and other food groups with high risk of food safety recalls.

“We are thrilled and honoured to have our accomplishments recognized by The Globe and Mail. This achievement goes out to our employees and our customers for their commitment to food safety and consumer protection,” said Nick Dillon, CEO of Agri-Neo. “We are proud to provide solutions to food safety problems, and will continue to advance our mission of helping safely feed the world. Every year, over 600 million people around the world fall ill after eating contaminated food and we want to help eliminate this global problem.”

Launched in 2019, the Canada’s Top Growing Companies editorial ranking aims to celebrate entrepreneurial achievement in Canada by identifying and amplifying the success of growth-minded, independent businesses in Canada. It is a voluntary program; companies had to complete an in-depth application process in order to qualify. In total, 400 companies earned a spot on this year’s ranking.

The full list of 2020 winners, and accompanying editorial coverage, is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine—out now—and online at

“The stories of Canada’s Top Growing Companies are worth telling at any time, but are especially relevant in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic,” says James Cowan, Editor of Report on Business magazine. “As businesses work to rebuild the economy, their resilience and innovation make for essential reading.”

“Any business leader seeking inspiration should look no further than the 400 businesses on this year’s Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their growth helps to make Canada a better place, and we are proud to bring their stories to our readers.”

About The Globe and Mail

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About Agri-Neo

The Agri-Neo mission is to help safely feed the world by creating technology that sets new food safety standards. Neo-Pure™ and Neo-Temper™ developed by Agri-Neo eliminate harmful pathogens such as Salmonella, E. coli, and Listeria, while maintaining the nutrition and quality that flourishes naturally in food. Agri-Neo has a dedicated team of food scientists, researchers, and engineers to launch more food safety solutions for many high risk food groups in the future. For more information, visit