Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: July 2012

30
Jul
2012
wheat field

Producers and industry launch new website highlighting key changes Winnipeg, MB and Washington, DC – Wheat, durum, and barley producers in Canada and the United States are asking important questions about cross-border trade following the removal of the mandatory marketing requirement for western Canadian farmers on August 1. A new website, launched today by a … continue reading →

27
Jul
2012

WINNIPEG MB – The finalization of the regulations governing the producer check-off for western Canadian wheat and barley is welcome news to the Canadian International Grains Institute as it marks the beginning of a new relationship between Cigi and farmers in Western Canada. The Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act introduced by the Government of … continue reading →

19
Jul
2012
interflour7

I have just come back from beautiful Malaysia after participating in a Noodle and Steamed Bread workshop organized by the Interflour R&D and Commercialisation Centre. The workshop was well organized and well attended with participants representing markets from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. There was lots of interaction between participants sharing different experiences. The program was … continue reading →

17
Jul
2012
Study Tour photo

Rick Morgan, Cigi’s Manager of Business Development, recently discussed the benefits of  educational tours that Cigi has held for Canadian farmers to both customer countries and those that grow grain in competition with Canada. He also talks about an upcoming tour to Argentina and Chile with reporter Kelvin Heppner on Golden West Radio. Listen here to … continue reading →

12
Jul
2012
Candied Salmon with Lentil Salad_FI

Take a look at these photos taken at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo held in Las Vegas, NV from June 25-28. I was there with Pulse Canada to promote Canadian pulses.   The exhibit included unique foods prepared by chef Peter Phillips that showcased the versatility of pulses. His Candied Salmon … continue reading →