Promoting Canadian Oats

Avena Foods Limited of Regina, Saskatchewan and Best Cooking Pulses, Inc. (BCP) of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba are pleased to announce a new partnership, effective January 2018. The partnership will provide both companies with exciting new opportunities for their customers and their growers.

View the full press release to learn more.

Art Enns, POGA President, has been featured in an article on farms.com in recognition of his fundraising efforts.

Enns donated the proceeds from his 2017 canola crop to the Manyinga Project, an initiative that funds two schools for orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia.

Click here to read the full article on farms.com.

Considering the recently announced “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” tax plan, POGA has submitted a formal response to the plan and a request to extend its comment period.

A delicious recipe made with Manitoba oats was showcased on the Sept. 23, 2017 episode of “Great Tastes of Manitoba.” The episode featured the recipe, “Farm Friendly Oatmeal Pancakes."

A professor of food and human nutrition at Newcastle University says eating a bowl of oatmeal every day can have a positive effect on your health.

A bowl of oatmeal contains more fibre than a slice of whole wheat bread, is low in fat, contains virtually no sugar and also has a number of minerals like manganese, copper, iron and B vitamins.

Oats contain high amounts of soluble fibre, which gives you a satisfied, full feeling after eating. The beta glucans in oats form acids, which work on the DNA of cells in the colon and can have an anti-cancer effect.

Click here to read the full article from the New Zealand Herald.