Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: November 2011

10
Nov
2011
canary bars

The world’s bird population might one day be sharing their supply of canaryseed with people as Cigi research conducted on behalf of the Canaryseed Development Commission of Saskatchewan (CDCS) revealed the crop’s potential as a viable ingredient in food products for human consumption. Canada is the world’s number one producer and exporter of canaryseed which … continue reading →

09
Nov
2011
pitas

In 2008 Cigi added Ontario wheat to its ongoing work with Western Canadian wheat varieties when technologist Michael Reimer was hired to concentrate research activity on its quality and functionality. Since then an annual Ontario Wheat Quality Survey was launched which provides the most current information on the crop quality for marketers, and Cigi took … continue reading →

01
Nov
2011
Cigi Program_featured image

This course is designed for technical personnel in flour milling, quality control and assurance, new product development and research, as well as noodle manufacturers who require fundamental and practical knowledge of Asian noodle processing technology and flour quality requirements. The program will better prepare individuals to carry out technical service and quality assurance duties, and … continue reading →