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Agribusiness is big business here in Saskatchewan. In 2018, Saskatchewan exported $13.4 billion in agrifood products and the recent Saskatchewan growth plan hopes to grow agrifood exports by $20 billion.
We spoke to companies and industry folks who are adding value to crops grown here in Saskatchewan and finding new and innovative uses and markets.
We spoke to Godwin Pon, the Director of Value-Added at the Ministry of Agricutlure with the Government of Saskatchewan, Mark Pickard from InfraReady Products, Shannon Hood-Niefer, a food scientist and vice president of Innovation and Technology at the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre, and Steve Webb, the Executive Director and CEO of the Global Institute for Food Security in Saskatoon.