Organic pea-based ingredient processor gets federal backing

An Edmonton processor making a food-grade high-fibre sugar substitute from organic pea starch has picked up federal funding to speed its expansion in Alberta. Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) last month announced a federal interest-free loan worth about $2.94 million for BioNeutra North America. The investment, WD said, will allow the company “to acquire equipment […]

Canadian organic markets holding steady, eyes turn to new crop

By Phil Franz-Warkentin Glacier FarmMedia staff Organic grain bids held relatively steady across Canada in April despite large price moves in the conventional markets. End users are thought to be well supplied through previous contracts, with attention shifting to new crop growing conditions. “A lot of folks are wondering why organic markets are not moving […]