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    More government funding for Ontario food processors

    August 28, 2020 by Food in Canada Staff

    The Governments of Canada and Ontario are providing more than $5.4 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help food processing businesses improve food safety, increase labour productivity and enable better access to markets. These strategic investments will support more

  • Government supporting Ontario’s agri-food sector

    December 23, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are prodivind support for the province’s agri-food sector to enhance environmental sustainability and stewardship and to better protect our environment. The governments have committed more than $17.6 million in 2019 to support over 690

  • Ontario government investing in agri-food research

    November 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting agri-food innovation through an investment of up to $1.85 million in research to help Ontario develop new cutting edge technologies, practices and solutions to tackle modern-day industry problems. The new Ontario Agri-Food

  • Ontario government launching new training for dairy processing facilities

    November 20, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is launching new training for provincially inspected cow, goat, sheep and water buffalo dairy processing facilities. These plants will have access to specialized food safety cost-share funding to further decrease

  • Ontario invests in renewable natural gas market

    November 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Government of Ontario will launch consultations to identify potential changes that would allow farmers to expand the emerging renewable natural gas market in Ontario. The consultations will focus on changes designed to reduce red tape and grow untapped economic

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    CIFST Ontario’s 31st Annual Suppliers Tabletop Exhibition

    November 12, 2019 by adamin

    This is the CIFST Ontario Chapter’s flagship event attended by over 1600 industry professionals.  Suppliers interested in exhibiting please contact [email protected] Exhibitor registration will open in August 2019 Attendee registration will open in September 2019  

  • Funding available for Ontario food processors

    October 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Beginning in November, Ontario food processors and other businesses can apply for support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership). The application intake, which opens November 4, is tailored for agri-food businesses looking to increase food safety, develop new markets

  • Spirits Canada analysis finds value in Ontario spirits industry

    October 3, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Spirits Canada today welcomed new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA), which demonstrates the value of Ontario’s distilled spirits manufacturing and the serious consequences of artificially limiting the industry’s growth potential. Spirits Canada president and CEO Jan

  • Province launches Meat Industry Engagement Panel

    October 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    WOODSTOCK – The Ontario government announced a new collaboration with the meat processing sector to continue to increase food safety in the province while supporting economic growth opportunities. Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Carol Goriup,

  • Ontario launches new agri-food innovation program

    August 23, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, announced that the Excellence in Agriculture program is open to receive applications and now includes a new category to recognize outstanding young farmers. The Excellence in Agriculture program recognizes agri-food innovations

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