Canadian International Grains Institute

Author Archives: Mike Kontzamanis

22
Jun
2015

Noodles! Chow mein. Lo mein. Udon. Wanton. Ramen. I love them all! I know they say that the human body is close to 65% water. However, I’m pretty sure the remaining 35% of my body is noodle. After all, I’m a college student who lives on his own. Meal diversification is not really part of … continue reading →

08
Jun
2015

Eight participants from Bogasari, an Indonesian wheat flour milling subsidiary of Indonesia’s largest food company, Indofood, visited Cigi last week and partook in discussions and demonstrations. Bogasari has two flour mills located in Jakarta and Surabaya. While most of Indonesia’s wheat imports (53%) come from its southern neighbour Australia, 19% of their wheat imports are … continue reading →

01
Jun
2015

During the last week of May, six representatives came to participate in Cigi’s Middle East Technical Exchange, a program that guided people from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Bahrain through tours, demonstrations, and technology sessions, discussing the characteristics of Canadian wheat and how it can meet the specific needs of processors and … continue reading →