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Protein supercluster funded!

February 15, 2018

Great news! Protein Industries Canada (PIC) was today awarded $153 million under the Federal Innovation Superclusters Initiative. Benchmarking the high quality protein from our Prairie grown crops- oilseeds, pulses, cereals- to support human health has been a focus of MAHRN for the last number of years. Looking forward to the next steps!

Food For Thought Seminar: Vitamin D and Human Health

February 7, 2018

Please attend the next Food for Thought Seminar, hosted by CCARM, entitled: Interventions to Modify Human Health: Vitamin D and Pregnancy Too‘, presented by Dr Kent HayGlass, UManitoba to be held February 15, 2018 at 11 AM. Location: Cohen Auditorium, St Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. Hayglass Seminar Feb 15 18

Valuable components renews economic outlook for Sunflowers

August 31, 2017

Radio Canada- Canada’s French language broadcaster- covers the economic potential of oil and plant-based protein from sunflowers. Article includes the MAHRN-National Sunflower Association of Canada project looking at maximum utilization of MB grown and processed seeds. Sunflower Radio Canada Aug 2017.

World Food Alliance Launches

June 20, 2017

Founding partners LifeSciences QLD; AfricaBio, Genome Prairie and MAHRN signed an MOU focused on leveraging our collective capacities in agricultural innovation to improve health around the world.

Toronto Star feature on MB XVCanola Oil

May 15, 2017

Great article by Owen Roberts in the Toronto Star on our regional canola oil project. Learn more about our grower partners at XV Canola Oil

Manitoba- Protein Processing Hub

April 22, 2017

Manitoba continues to build and strengthen our expertise in traditional and alternate protein- from genomics, through production and processing to improving human and livestock health. Yes!Winnipeg has released a summary of Manitoba’s protein processing sector. MB Protein Processing

Miso 2.0 Project Launches

April 1, 2017

Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute, Manitoba microbreweries Torque Brewing and Farmery Estate Brewery, University of Manitoba’s Food Science Department and MAHRN showcased “Miso Magic” ā€“ miso made from spent grain ā€“ at an event highlighting the collegeā€™s growing Culinary Research and Innovation program and its impact on food creation in Manitoba. Read more here

Nutrition Strategies to Protect Age-Related Vision Deterioration

March 29, 2017

Food For Thought Seminar Series, hosted by CCARM

April 3 2017 Samuel E Cohen Auditorium, St Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, Winnipeg

Presented by Dr Miyoung Suh, UManitoba

Seminar Overview details: Suh April 3 17

Manitoba Innovation With an Asian Flavour Twist

February 7, 2017

Miso- the fermented bean or grain paste widely used to flavour soups and broths in many Asian cuisines- gets its rich meaty flavour from “koji”. MAHRN with project partners Red River College and local craft breweries Farmery Estate Brewery and Torque Brewing are testing the potential of spent grains to act as the substrate for koji rather than the traditional whole barley. Read More

Manitoba Canola Innovation Continues

November 12, 2016

MB Canola Growers Association and MAHRN partnership on looking at the health related benefits of MB grown and processed canola as part of the Canadian Climate Advantage Diet (CCAD) project is featured in the November 2016 edition of the Canola Digest. Check it out!

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