Promoting Canadian Oats

Canadian oats have many benefits beyond just eating, they can be used in many ways around the house, some might even surprise you!

Oatmeal can be combined with other ingredients like honey and almond milk to make a gentle and effective soap. Oatmeal is a great soap ingredient for the same reason it makes a great face mask – it is mild and soothing on the skin. There are numerous oatmeal and honey soap mixtures floating around the web you can easily make at home with no chemicals.

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.