Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: September 2012

28
Sep
2012
pulse webinar_featured image

Advancing Pulse Flour Knowledge – The Pulse Flour Milling Project New research is revealing how pulses – peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas – can be used in different food product applications such as pasta, noodles, baked goods, snacks, tortillas, extruded products and more. Through the Pulse Milling and Utilization Project, the Canadian pulse industry is … continue reading →

20
Sep
2012

Peter Frohlich, a technical specialist in Cigi’s pulse area, demonstrates how Cigi’s air classifier fractionates pulse flours into course (starch) and fine (protein) particles. He discusses how Cigi’s work serves markets that are emerging for use of the fractions, which have unique functional characteristics, to process a wide range of food products. Watch the video below.

18
Sep
2012
Brazil Group

Three representatives from Bunge in Brazil are attending technical/practical sessions at Cigi this week to learn about western Canadian wheat quality and to gain a clear understanding of the Canadian grain handling system and new marketing environment. The participants are involved in demonstrations in milling, baking, noodle processing and analytical testing and will also visit … continue reading →