PPAA Webinar: Chickpeas and All Your Pulses
In a webinar Aug. 21, 2020, Debra McLennan, RD – Food & Nutrition Coordinator at Alberta Pulse Growers, and Bo Tang, RD – Wellness and Nutrition Coach at Life of Pie Nutrition and Wellness, taught us about the nutritional benefits of pulses and their role in the Canadian prairies. The webinar also included a live cooking demonstration of a curried chickpea “tuna” sandwich.
PPAA Webinar: Cooking Plant-Protein Burgers
In a webinar June 30, 2020, certified research chef Maynard Kolskog gave a demonstration from NAIT’s Centre for Culinary Innovation of making plant-based burgers from scratch using locally sourced whole foods.
PPAA Webinar: How Meatless Meats Are Made
In a webinar on June 11, 2020, Volker Lammers, platform manager with Germany’s DIL, gave a presentation with video demonstrations on plant-protein extrusion technology.
Webinar Series: Navigating Through Disruption
In this webinar series organized by Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta in April and May 2020, experts discussed various strategies for navigating the business challenges presented by the pandemic as well as opportunities and innovations arising out of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Trevor Pizzey, president of anCeres Processing Solutions, David Fielder, a senior scientist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Corey Keith, founder of consulting firm Keith and Associates, have held several workshops around the province organized by Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta on value-added processing of crops such as pulses, canola and hemp.