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  • New initiative aims to raise consumers’ wheat awareness

    November 9, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Most consumers know wheat once it becomes pasta or pastry. But many consumers don’t know how wheat comes to be part of their diet. So the U.S.-based Wheat Foods Council created How Wheat Works, an interactive, online program that launched

  • Cereal manufacturers can do more to combat obesity: study

    November 9, 2009 by Food in Canada

    A new study out of the U.S. has found that cereals aimed at children tend to contain 85 per cent more sugar, 65 per cent less fibre and 60 per cent more sodium when compared to cereals marketed to adults.

  • Kellogg Company ups the fibre quotient

    June 8, 2009 by Food in Canada

    In recent years, Kellogg Company has adapted to consumer needs and demands. It has changed what and how it markets to children and has reduced the sugar and sodium in many of its cereals. Increasing fibre And in June the

  • Whole grain cereal as good as a sports drink

    May 22, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have found that a bowl of whole grain cereal can be as effective as popular carbohydrate-based sports drinks. A release on the University’s site explains that a group of researchers investigated the

  • Viterra Acquires ABB Grain Ltd.

    May 19, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Saskatchewan-based Viterra Inc. has acquired Australia’s ABB Grain Ltd. for $1.4-billion in cash and stock. The deal will create one of the largest wheat, canola and barley exporters in the world, and will substantially expand Viterra’s global reach. Global Expansion

  • Uncertain Times

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Higher food prices for Canada are here to stay. That was the consensus at a recent conference at the MaRS Collaboration Centre in Toronto, called Rising Food Prices: Global Dynamics & Canada’s Responses. Four panelists representing a bank, an investment

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