Avena Foods

$19-million investment made into R&D project to create new oat, pulse ingredients

$19-million investment made into R&D project to create new oat, pulse ingredients

Feb 28, 2024 | 4:40pm
About $19.2-million is being invested into a research & development project that will aid in creating new oat and pulse ingredients and products. Avena Foods will be doing most of the heavy lifting on the R&D side, with the new ingredients being used by Big Mountain Foods, Danone Canada, and Old Dutch to replace several […]

Avena Foods of Regina receives special certification

Sep 3, 2021 | 11:11am

  Avena Foods says its gluten-free oat ingredients have been certified by the Detox Project as Glyphosate residue free. Glyphosate is a widely used herbicide. For such designation, products must have no residue down to government-recognized limits of detection for food and supplement samples. Avena foods is a major oat and pulse processor with facilities […]

The Federal government announces 2 million dollars for oat variety development

Aug 27, 2019 | 2:49pm

  The federal government is pumping almost 2 million dollars into oat variety development. Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale has announced an investment of 1.98 million dollars for the Prairie Oat Growers Association. The funds will be used to improve oat varieties for the Canadian oat industry. The goal is to develop new oat cultivars […]

Federal government invests more than $28.5 Million into Saskatchewan innovation companies

Aug 26, 2019 | 2:36pm

Several companies and organizations in Saskatchewan are receiving federal funding through the Western Economic Diversification Canada fund. 22 groups are each receiving a share of over $28.5 Million, including Dot Technology Corp, with is receiving a $5 Million repayable Business Scale-up and productivity interest free loan. President Norbert Beaujot said this will help further develop the […]