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Faces of Avena: Matt Speidel

As a key negotiator for grain procurement, Matt Speidel works closely with farmers and Avena’s Rowatt, Sask. processing team. Matt has been with Avena (and Best Cooking Pulses) for 17 years. We sat down with Matt to chat about his role at Avena and his perspective as the Grain Buyer and Operations Manager, Rowatt.

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Faces of Avena: Sneha Nathani

Sneha Nathani, Vice-President of Quality Assurance and Food Safety at Avena Foods, may be the newest member of the Avena Leadership team, but a rookie…

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Avena Joins Field to Market Canada

Becomes First Company to Register Continuous Improvement Project Focused on Advancing Pulse Sustainability PRESS RELEASE – Regina, Saskatchewan, Jan. 20, 2021 – Avena Foods Limited,…

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Protein Industries Canada Virtual Announcement

Regina, Sask., Dec. 8, 2020 – Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced a $6.3 million investment in Avena’s tempered functional pulse and oat flours which are poised…

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Helping to Feed the World

Regina, Sask., Dec. 12, 2020 – A bit of cheer reached impoverished communities in at least a dozen different countries in the past months after…

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Avena Press Release: Protein Industries Canada invests $6.3 million to develop plant-based consumer products using innovative functional flour tempering system

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced a $6.3million investment in Avena’s tempered functional pulse and oat flours which are poised to help meet the fast-growing market demand for plant-based protein ingredients, and commercial food products.

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Food Bank Drive 2020

A big shout out to everyone at Avena Foods who shared their time and resources to generously collect and donate to the company’s annual Fall…

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Avena Harvest Crop Report 2020

by Mike Gallais, Director Procurement/GM Rowatt Growing crops was one of the few things that were not affected by the COVID-19 virus. Farmers went out,…

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Off the Fields and into the Bins

Harvest is done, the fields are ready for winter, and the oat crops are being cleaned, dried and safely stowed. Avena Purity Protocol oats are…

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R&D Spotlight: The Prairie Research Kitchen

The Prairie Research Kitchen of Red River College is a state-of-the-art research and development facility serving Western Canada’s vibrant food production industry. The team of…

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