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This AGT Foods and Ingredients facility in Gibbons represents the current state of Western Canada’s pulse sector — which is largely about collecting the raw seed that will be cleaned, sorted, and exported. But the future lies in processing pulses for their protein, fibre, and starch, says Ron Styles, acting president of Protein Industries Canada.

Ottawa’s big cheque will pay even bigger dividends, says pulse group

But critics decry 
federal grants to 
next-gen industries

Critics are calling it “corporate welfare,” but the supporters of a protein supercluster say $150 million-plus in federal funding will turn pulses into the next canola. There’s never complete buy-in for this sort of government action, but projects like this typically aren’t possible without government funding, said Ron Styles, acting president of Protein Industries Canada. […] Read more