Canadian International Grains Institute

Author Archives: Ellen Goodman

26
Sep
2017
Packaged pasta products in Colombia.

CPSR has got the quality it takes to produce pasta products that appeal to consumers in Colombia according to a representative from a major Colombian milling and food processing company who visited Cigi recently on a Latin America-Canada Grain Industry Program. José Fernando Cachón Valencia, Production and Project Manager for Harinera del Valle in Cali, … continue reading →

13
Jun
2017
salt_reduction_FI

Reflecting worldwide efforts to reduce sodium consumption, Cigi has decreased the salt level in bread formulations it uses to evaluate and demonstrate the baking quality and performance of Canadian wheat to international customers. “The aim of Cigi’s pilot bakery is to replicate what the industry does,” says Yvonne Supeene, Head of Cigi Baking Technology. “We … continue reading →

07
Apr
2017
SPG_Warbs_Project_Scoring_TB_170307_19_landscape

Cigi has been carrying out its most comprehensive investigation into quality characteristics and functionality of pulses and pulse flours as ingredients in baked products together with Warburtons, the U.K.’s largest bakery brand. In August 2016, Warburtons announced a contribution of $680,000 in in-kind support and funds for a pilot-scale fermentation tank while Saskatchewan Pulse Growers … continue reading →