USask and local food banks to launch innovative soup mix

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is unveiling an innovative soup mix that will have an impact in our communities.

The product is a collaboration with the USask College of Agriculture and Bioresources, USask's Global Institute for Food Security, Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc., Regina Food Bank, and the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre. 

Members of the media are invited to the announcement and to sample the soup. 


Event details: 

Date: Monday, December 18, 2023 

Time: 10:30 am 

Location:Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre, 2335 Schuyler Street, Saskatoon 

Speakers:Dr. Baljit Singh (PhD), vice-president research, USask; Dr. Mehmet Tulbek (PhD), president, Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc.; and David Froh, vice-president community, Regina Food Bank. 

A media scrum opportunity with the speakers and Dr. Michael Nickerson (PhD), research lead for the soup mix collaboration, will be held following the program.  


For media inquiries, contact: 
Daniel Hallen 
USask Media Relations