News from 2011

November 2010 and November 2011

Trudy Heal and Margaret Hughes, received ‘Done Deal’ (International Business Category) awards by WEConnect International, a Women’s Business Enterprise certifier.

WEConnect International
Portage area company recognized with award

October 6th, 2011

The Globe and Mail Report on Small Business identified Best Cooking Pulses as one of “Ten food companies that are changing the way we eat”.

Altering consumers’ perception of legumes, one pea at a time

July 13th, 2011

Geoff Heal was posthumously presented an Industry Appreciation Award by the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA). The award is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant commitment to promoting and expanding Canada’s pulse and special crops industry. The Daily Graphic, Portage la Prairie, July 27, 2011
Portage entrepreneur honoured for committment to pulse industry

June 22nd, 2011

Margaret Hughes was presented with the Industry Builder Award at the Manitoba Food Processors Association (MFPA) 2011 Industry Excellence Awards dinner.

February 1th, 2011

Lorraine Stevenson featured Best Cooking Pulse, Inc. retail flour products in her Manitoba Cooperator column Country Crossroads Recipe Swap “Portage la Prairie company’s pea flour growing in popularity”.