Global Definition of Whole-Grain Food

The International Working Group on Whole Grain Definition(s) is pleased to announce that the global definition for what constitutes a Whole Grain Food has been approved and endorsed by Cereals & Grains AssociationHealthGrain Forum and ICC.

7th Whole Grain Summit - Abstract submission open!

The 7th Whole Grain Summit "From Science to Global Application" will be held as ONLINE conference from 25 to 27 October 2021.  

Whole Grain Sampling Day – 31 March 2021

The Oldways Whole Grains Council, based in the United States, celebrates whole grains with a nationwide Whole Grain Sampling Day campaign on the last Wednesday in March each year.

Support for Whole Grains in the Scottish Parliament

A Private Members Debate was held in the Scottish Parliament on 2nd December 2020 to celebrate the International Whole Grain Day.

Festive Feasting Celebration with Whole Grains

From 7-27 December 2020, the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council celebrated Christmas entertaining with deliciously balanced grazing platters!

Draft Whole-Grain Food Definition Shared Via Webinar

With the WGI’s Global Definitions Working Group in the last stages of finalizing its whole-grain food definition, the group’s chair, Jan-Willem van der Kamp, and a few other representatives from the group introduced the details of the definition in a short webinar on 2nd December 2020.

2nd Annual International Whole Grain Day: A Huge Success

The virtual roundtable webinar celebrating International Whole Grain Day on 19 November 2020 attracted nearly 600 registrants from 73 countries, roughly half of whom attended the live event.

Draft Whole-Grain Food Definition available - join our webinar

After the Global Definition of Whole Grain as Food Ingredient, the WGI International Working Group on Whole Grain Definitions elaborated in the past month a proposal for a Global Whole-Grain Food Definition.

2nd International Whole Grain Day – 19 November 2020

Save the date! Our 2nd annual International Whole Grain Day celebration will include will includer celebrations worldwide and online that day.

Watch key opinion leaders who offer their suport for whole grains

As part of our 2nd Annual International Whole Grain Day celebration, watch key opinion leaders from around the globe offer their support for whole grains!

Raise your voice & sign our Whole Grain Pledge

The Whole Grain Pledge, linked here, gives everyone the opportunity to do their part in supporting whole grains!

Join the International Whole Grain Day - 19. November 2020

The second annual International Whole Grain Day celebration will include voices and content from all over the world.

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