GFM Network News


Merger of Cereals Canada and Cigi approved

Members of Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) have approved the amalgamation of both organizations. “This merger brings together two strong organizations with a common vision to serve our members and build value for the Canadian cereals industry,” said Cereals Canada board chair Jean-Marc Ruest. “Cereals Canada and Cigi have already established […] Read more

Dean Dias.

New interim CEO for Cigi

Dean Dias has been named interim CEO of the Canadian International Grains Institute, by Cigi chair Kevin Bender. Dias, who will take over from JoAnne Buth, joined Cigi in 2009 and in his current position liaises with the Canadian value chain and international customers. “In his progressive roles at Cigi, Dias has gained the knowledge […] Read more


Cigi given $6.2 million in new funding

The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) is receiving $6.2 million in federal funding to demonstrate Canadian wheat quality to international markets, improve customer knowledge of the performance and functionality of Canadian wheat, and gather and share information on customers’ end-use requirements with the Canadian value chain. “Cigi’s relationships with millers and end-users around the world […] Read more

Grains Institute Program In Its 42nd Year

Representatives from 12 countries are attending the 42nd International Grain Industry Program at the Canadian International Grains Institute (CIGI) in Winnipeg. The two-week program that begins July 6 features classroom and technical demonstrations on Canadian grains for international customers. The sessions will focus on an introduction to the Canadian industry, inspection and grading, handling, transportation, […] Read more