Canada, and Western Canada specifically, has been incredibly successful at growing millions of acres of plant-based protein in the form of peas, chickpeas, and canola meal. With a few exceptions,  nearly all processing of Canada’s pulse crops happens outside of the country. Bill Greuel, CEO of Protein Industries Canada, has been tasked with changing that…. Read More

Wednesday’s RealAg Radio show with host Shaun Haney features: Jessika Guse with the top ag news stories of the day; Ward Toma, of Alberta Canola, discusses what’s being done with canola shipments to China; and, Bill Greuel, CEO of Proteins Industries Canada, talks about the challenges and opportunities in expanding plant protein processing here in… Read More

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) has announced its first call for proposals, allocating $40 million for co-investment into projects that will “position Canada as the centre of high-quality plant-based protein products and co-products,” according to the group. “We are eager to collaborate with businesses, big and small, to co-invest in projects that have the potential to… Read More

The federal government has announced close to $153 million for support of the Protein Industries Canada (PIC) Supercluster. The funding will be matched dollar for dollar by the private sector. The funds will help the group – comprised of businesses, post-secondary institutions, and non-profit organizations – move the PIC Supercluster forward. The purpose of the supercluster is… Read More