Cecil Werner – CEO & President
As CEO and President of CanMar Grain Products Ltd., Cecil has been instrumental in creating corporate strategy and construction of a new food-grade facility to process roasted flaxseed for human consumption. Prior to starting CanMar Grain Products Ltd., Cecil has 27 years of experience exporting agricultural products. He has worked in various companies including Saskatchewan Agriculture as Director of Marketing and Economics, Sherritt Gordon Mines, and President of WestCan Alfalfa where in 1989 he received a Canada Export Achievement Award as a result of introducing a new product into the Japanese market.
Cecil has been a director of various companies including Neptune Bulk Terminals, Vancouver, B.C., the Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP), Prairie Feed Resource Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Cecil is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan in Agricultural Economics.
Duncan Werner – Operations Manager
As General Manager of CanMar Grain Products Ltd., Duncan has been instrumental in co-developing the corporate strategy and product development of roasted flaxseed for human consumption. Duncan is responsible for overall business operations and assists with corporate marketing and sales.
Duncan brings over 20 years of International Agri-Food and Marketing and Logistics experience to CanMar. Born and raised in Regina , Saskatchewan. Duncan graduated in 1995 from the University of Regina with a degree in Business Administration as well as becoming a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in 1998.
Fee Fi Fo Flax’s parent company, CanMar Grain Products Ltd. was awarded the Paragon Award 2015 from the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce for its exporter achievements.
CanMar Grain Products Ltd. was also awarded the 2015 Exports Awards at the ABEX Awards of Excellence provided by Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP).
Our products are produced by CanMar Grain Products Ltd. based out of Regina, SK. CanMar has been in the business for over 12 years and in our state of the art food grade facility we specialize in the cleaning, roasting, and packaging of flaxseed. Through research and development, product experiments, and trials, CanMar has developed and owns a Canadian patent on a process which evenly roasts flaxseed to a consistent taste and identical colour.
While many consumers initially consume flaxseed for its nutritional value they choose golden roasted flaxseed for its taste and aroma!
CanMar Grain maintains the following certifications:
- SQF level 2 Certification
- Gluten Free Certification Program
- Organic Certification by ECOCERT
- NON – GMO
- Kosher certification by Koshruth Council of Canada
It is our mission to provide consumers worldwide with superior flaxseed quality and the best tasting flaxseed and we want to disrupt the flax market with innovative products that cater to the taste and needs of today’s consumers.