Promoting Canadian Oats

The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) recently launched a new campaign to increase awareness of beneficial insects in cropping systems. The new campaign, Field Heroes, was developed to encourage growers and agronomists to consider the impact of beneficial insects when making decisions and product recommendations.

Avena Foods Limited (Regina, SK) formally announced its partnership with Ironbridge Equity Partners of Toronto, ON. on June 1. Ironbridge will acquire control of Avena Foods and will also partner with the local management team in continuing to grow the business.

This partnership will provide Avena Foods with a strong financial backing, long-term investment philosophy and a successful track record of working with local management teams in optimizing growth opportunities.

Click here to read the full press release from Avena Foods Limited.

Known for its many health benefits, a hearty bowl of oatmeal is the perfect way to start your day. Oatmeal contains high levels of fibre which help you feel full longer. It also has a low glycemic impact, giving you a good source of energy throughout the day and helping you maintain a healthy weight.

Click here to read the full article from NutriGift.


We know that sometimes life can get hectic. Between work and personal obligations, it can feel like you’re always on-the-go. Eating Canadian oats is a delicious way to get the nutrients, protein and energy your body needs, even when you don’t have time for a sit-down meal. Combine oats with other great ingredients like fruit, seeds and nuts to make satisfying and portable snacks and breakfast options.

In celebration of Oregon Milk Month, two cereals are vying for the title of World's Best: Honey Nut Cheerios and Cap'n Crunch. The two cereals, both of which contain oats, beat Frosted Mini-Wheats, Cheerios, Frosted Flakes, Special K Red Berries, Golden Crisp, Froot Loops, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Golden Grahams, Cocoa Puffs and Honey Nut Clusters to make the final two.

Click here to view the full article from Oregon Live.