Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Dr. Lilly Nicholls on Tuesday said they are proud to be contributing to Bangladesh’s food security efforts noting that Canadian wheat is the best quality in the world.
She said Canada is one of the top exporters of high-quality wheat to Bangladesh. Bangladesh is an important market for Canadian agricultural products.
The High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh and Cereals Canada officially launched “Cereals Canada’s Guide to Milling, Analytical Testing and Baking of Canadian Wheat” in Bangla and English.
The release of the latest Canadian wheat milling handbook will help millers and bakers how best to use Canadian wheat and flour to make high-quality food products.
In 2021, Canada exported over US$793 million in products to Bangladesh, over US$628 million of which was agriculture products, according to the Canadian High Commission in Dhaka.
Wheat is an important element in these exports, and Bangladesh is Canada’s seventh-largest customer for its high quality wheat, it said.