Pina Romolo, co-owner of Piccola Cucina (14-360 Keewatin St.), won the silver award at the Great Manitoba Food Fight held at De Luca’s Specialty Foods Store, receiving $7,000 for her hemp macaroons, reports Ligia Braidotti in Canstar Community News.
Piccola Cucina partnered with Red River College’s Culinary Research and Innovation program to produce a macaroon made of hemp seeds.
The partnership and product has received high-praises from industry, government, and media.
Read the full article here.
Learn more about the CRI program here (PDF).