Alberta Company Finalist for Agri-Food Export Award

- VitaFiber by BioNeutra

BioNeutra, an Alberta company, is one of the six finalists for the Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada’s Alizés Awards, a news release on Aug. 27, says.

The Alizés Awards celebrate the of the work accomplished by Canadian agri-food companies that have distinguished themselves in international markets and are presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).

“The innovation demonstrated by companies, both in adapting their products for new markets and in developing international strategies, greatly impressed the jury” explains Louis Turcotte, the jury’s chairperson and senior director of corporate and commercial financing at FCC, in the release.

BioNeutra was founded in 2003 and markets VitaFiber ™. The product is made by by transforming starch molecules from local grain crops into functional health molecules, it provides dietary fibre and is a nutritious sweetener, the release notes.

“Committed to meeting the needs of consumers, the company uses science-based processes and applies them to the commercial product market. With rapid growth, differentiated products and sustained efforts to obtain accreditation in many countries, BioNeutra was able to please the jury.”

The award ceremony will happen virtually on Sept. 29, 2020 as part of SIAL Canada 2020.