Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: May 2012

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May
2012
Lynda Lowry, Chief Operating Officer of the Food Development Centre, Portage La Prairie

Cigi staff attended the grand opening of the Food Development Centre (FDC) on May 25th at Portage La Prairie, MB. This event was celebrating their latest expansion, bringing their facilities to 54,000 square feet.

22
May
2012

WINNIPEG – The Canadian International Grains Institute today welcomed the announcement by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz of a new producer check-off that will enable Cigi to continue to undertake activities to support the promotion of western Canadian wheat, durum and barley in markets around the world. Murdoch MacKay, Cigi’s board chairman said, “We’re pleased Minister … continue reading →

22
May
2012
40th ann beer

Cigi’s 40th anniversary open house and dinner celebrations proved successful on May 17. The open house during the day showcased Cigi’s facilities for about 130 visitors. Later on, more than 100 people attended the reception and dinner at the Fairmont Hotel, including representatives from the Canadian grain industry and a number of former Cigi board … continue reading →

17
May
2012
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Cigi’s 40th anniversary open house has been a success so far today. Visitors who have been welcomed by green-clad staff have been touring the facilties, eating, drinking, checking out memorabilia, and taking home goodies.    

09
May
2012
Forty and Forward_black

With Cigi’s 40th Anniversary Open House fast approaching (May 17, 2012), we thought we’d pay homage to Cigi’s first International Course from 1973. Please enjoy.