Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: April 2013

22
Apr
2013
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The Transportation and Trade (TNT) Summit, a new agri-export industry event spearheaded by the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA), is expected to bring together international buyers and key players in Canada’s agriculture supply chain this June.  The TNT Summit is taking place June 24 in Calgary, Alberta in conjunction with the CSCA’s 2013 Pulse and … continue reading →

17
Apr
2013
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Nineteen representatives from the milling and pasta/couscous processing industries in Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco are attending a program on Canadian durum wheat at Cigi, April 15-19. The program offers Cigi a rare opportunity to host a large number of customers together from the three North African countries which are major importers of Canadian durum wheat.  … continue reading →

12
Apr
2013
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His Excellency Dr. Tuncay Babali, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Canada, and Mr. Ali Riza Güney, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey to Canada, were accompanied by an official from Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade (Government of Manitoba) on a tour of Cigi on April 12. The delegates had an opportunity to … continue reading →

09
Apr
2013
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Earl Geddes, Cigi’s CEO, spoke with Golden West Radio reporter Russell Skeet recently about the challenges of maintaining the brand image of Canadian wheat as the best in the world. Listen here to the interview, aired on April 8, 2013, courtesy of Golden West Radio.

02
Apr
2013
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Cigi TV is our new series of videos about the innovative projects and programs that happen here at Cigi. This month’s video focuses on a recent Latin America trip involving members of Cigi’s Analytical Services department. Staff delivered presentations on consistent testing protocols and also met with customers to help maintain and build relationships in … continue reading →