Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: March 2016

28
Mar
2016
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In late February Cigi attended the Prairie Grain Development Committee (PGDC) annual meeting in Saskatoon where technical staff participated on quality evaluation teams involved in recommendations for the registration of 27 new wheat varieties and 14 varieties of peas, beans and lentils. The annual meeting is designed to evaluate data generated on candidate cultivars developed … continue reading →

18
Mar
2016
Latin America Investigative_Analytical Mission_FEATURE

For the fourth consecutive year Cigi technical staff spent a week providing Latin American customers of Canadian wheat and durum with training in analytical techniques and processes to evaluate wheat and flour quality. This year a technical specialist from the Cigi bakery joined milling and analytical services staff on visits to Chile and Peru in … continue reading →

10
Mar
2016
C2C_FI

Cigi welcomed 89 producers from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta to its three Combine to Customer programs held during January, February and March.  During each two-and-one-half-day program, farmers had a firsthand look at how customers use their grain during technical sessions with Cigi staff and heard from a number of representatives from the Canadian industry.  It’s … continue reading →

02
Mar
2016
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Explore the Potential of Pulses as Innovative Food Ingredients The United Nations has declared 2016 The International Year of the Pulses to draw global attention to this healthy, nutritious and sustainable food category. This work shop on pulse processing innovations will help you understand the functional and marketing advantages of pulse ingredients and how to … continue reading →