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  • Ardent Mills to purchase Andean Naturals’ quinoa operations

    February 6, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    February 6, 2020, Denver. Co – Ardent Mills announced its intention yesterday to further invest in specialty grain capabilities and The Annex by Ardent Mills (The Annex) by purchasing Andean Naturals, Inc.’s quinoa sourcing, cleaning and packaging operation in Yuba City,

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    PGP International launches faster, more efficient automated packaging line

    January 20, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    A new automated flour packaging line at PGP International’s Woodland, Calif. plant is making valve bag packing faster, safer and more energy-efficient. The new line features a high-speed filling process that improves the density and deaeration of the flour to

  • Protein Industries Canada receives funding for canola breeding project

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Protein Industries Canada, along with industry partners, announced an investment of more than $27 million into a canola breeding project focused on making canola hybrids that produce high protein meal for downstream use. This is the first commercial breeding project

  • Federal government invests in crop research

    January 14, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The Government of Canada announced $11 million in funding under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership for 47 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). In addition to funding provided by the federal and provincial governments, projects supported through the

  • Canada could be last to ratify CUSMA deal, Trudeau says

    December 18, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Ottawa | Reuters — Canada could be the last of the three North American countries to ratify a new trade deal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, indicating that his plan to match the U.S. timetable was set to

  • Baking TV show to use Ardent Mills flour

    November 20, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Ardent Mills, flour milling and ingredient company, is the flour supplier for Food Network Canada’s The Big Bake. The Big Bake is a baking competition series with themed Halloween, holiday and spring episodes. In each episode, three professional baking teams

  • French company, Axereal, acquires Cargill’s malt business

    November 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Axereal, France’s largest grain cooperative, announced the acquisition of Cargill’s malt business on behalf of its subsidiary, Boortmalt. This acquisition makes Boortmalt the world’s leading player in the production of malt. “This acquisition meets our two strategic objectives:  Firstly, to

  • Feature Food In Canada

    A grain revival

    September 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    For a long period, bread remained unchanged. Now processors are tasked with using specialty grains to add nutritional value while keeping labels clean for consumers

  • Canadian food processing outlook

    August 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    FCC Ag reported that global demand is growing, especially for potato products and red meat. Potato processors will have to wait for the 2019 crop will provide better margins, red meat processors are seeing uncertainty due to trade tensions, while

  • Ardent Mills releases sustainability report

    July 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Ardent Mills, flour-milling and ingredient company, has released its annual Sustainability Report for Fiscal 2019. The report is available for download here. “Our sustainability pillars focus on agriculture, operations, procurement and transportation,” said Dan Dye, CEO of Ardent Mills. “We

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