Canadian International Grains Institute

Working with the value chain

Canadian International Grains Institute is an independent not-for-profit organization working with the grain and field crop value chain in Canada and internationally to drive the development and utilization of Canadian agricultural products. Established in 1972, Cigi is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

What we do

  • Provide international and Canadian participants with training in Canadian grain and field crop production, marketing, distribution and processing.

Recent Post


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 →