Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: September 2014

25
Sep
2014
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Avoiding grains when on a gluten-free diet means that people are eating fewer products enriched with nutrients necessary to maintain good health. The most common sources of dietary fibre, along with fruits and vegetables, are whole-grain breads and cereals which contain gluten, while gluten-free diets tend to contain inadequate amounts of fibre. Pulses are a … continue reading →

18
Sep
2014
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Lisa Nemeth, Cigi Technical Specialist, Winter Wheat, recently spoke with Golden West radio about the condition of this year’s winter wheat crop, describing the milling quality as challenging in the face of widespread fusarium damage in Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan. She discusses likely reasons for the large percentage of downgraded crop and the work Cigi … continue reading →

02
Sep
2014
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WINNIPEG – Eight representatives from Japanese mills and food processing companies are attending the Japan-Canada Durum Wheat Program at Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) in Winnipeg this week. The program, which runs to September 6, includes presentations, in-depth practical sessions, and tours focused on Canadian durum wheat. “The program is designed to ensure that Japanese … continue reading →

02
Sep
2014
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Welcome to Cigi TV, our eNewsletter providing a short monthly video to keep you up to date with the innovative projects and programs that happen here at Cigi. Thailand is a major importer of CWRS wheat. During a recent Cigi technical exchange, Thai processors learned more about its strengths and characteristics as well as discovering … continue reading →