Canadian International Grains Institute

Working with the value chain

Canadian International Grains Institute is an independent not-for-profit organization working with the grain and field crop value chain in Canada and internationally to drive the development and utilization of Canadian agricultural products. Established in 1972, Cigi is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

What we do

  • Identify new and unique end uses for Canadian grain and field crops through analysis of crop attributes and functionality and applied research on processing methods and products.

Recent Post


It’s not uncommon during Cigi programs to find participants searching the seemingly endless collection of class photos that line the walls extending along three hallways where Cigi’s classrooms and staff offices are located. Each participant from every program held at Cigi since 1973 has received a photo, a way to remember their Cigi experience and … continue reading →