Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Up to $5M in Agriculture Grants
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Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Up to $5M in Agriculture Grants

Canadian business owners in the agriculture industry are a key driver of the country’s economy. As Canada continues to transition to cleaner and more sustainable practices and technology, it’s important for the agri-sector to join in these contributions. Clean technology allows agricultural producers and processors to undertake resourceful uses of energy and the production of…

AgriInnovate: $2.5M for Ocean Crisp Apple Company Inc.
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AgriInnovate: $2.5M for Ocean Crisp Apple Company Inc.

The Canadian Federal Government recently announced support for the agri-food industry in Nova Scotia that will allow Ocean Crisp Apple Company to invest $2.5M to advance apple processing techniques. The investment will increase facility capacity, improve processing efficiencies, and contribute overall to the apple industry in Nova Scotia – which produces approximately three million bushels…

Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.
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Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.

Botaneco Inc., based out of Calgary, Alberta, is the world leader in the commercial production of oilseed oleosomes. They are an innovative, solutions-focused natural ingredient manufacturer with novel plant-based separation and purification technology used in the global food, feed, and personal care industries. The company was recently announced as the lead applicant for the first…

$10M in Agri-Innovation Funding Supports Ontario Pork Producer
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$10M in Agri-Innovation Funding Supports Ontario Pork Producer

Founded in 1982, Breslau’s Conestoga Meat Packers is one of Ontario’s largest pork producers. As a vertically integrated, farmer-owned co-operative, Conestoga Meats sources its hog supply from local southwestern Ontario farms – where they are raised in accordance with strict Canadian Quality Assurance (CQA) standards – to deliver premium pork throughout Canada and many international…

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) Funding for Plant and Tech Innovation
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Protein Industries Canada (PIC) Funding for Plant and Tech Innovation

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) is a non-profit organization that works with businesses to position the country as a global leader in plant-based products and co-products. Created from the Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI), the Protein Industries Canada program awards government funding to projects that focus on collaborative product, process, technology, or international supply…

Dairy Processing Investment Fund (DPIF): $1.5M for St-Albert Cheese
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Dairy Processing Investment Fund (DPIF): $1.5M for St-Albert Cheese

Established in 1894, St-Albert Cheese Co-operative specializes in making cheese products from 100% pure milk without any modified milk ingredients. They have a wide range of cheeses including smoked cheddar, brie, medium cheddar, and mozzarella. Their cheeses have won multiple awards in national and international competitions, such as the Spencerville Fair, the Canadian Cheese Grand…

CAP Agriculture Funding: $6.1 for Canadian Pork Industry
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CAP Agriculture Funding: $6.1 for Canadian Pork Industry

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has been a voice for Canadian hog producers for over 50 years, representing 7,000 farms. The council acts as a leader in achieving and maintaining a successful Canadian pork sector, being involved in many initiatives such as animal health, market development, and on-farm assurance programs. To help enhance and innovate…

AgriScience: $11.5M to Support Innovation in Canada’s Horticulture Industry
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AgriScience: $11.5M to Support Innovation in Canada’s Horticulture Industry

A key contributor to the Canadian economy, the Canadian horticulture industry generates over $5B in sales and $2.6B in exports annually. The Canadian Horticulture Council (CHC) has received funding for research and development initiatives to continue to provide Canadian farmers with tools and resources to be competitive global producers of high-quality fruit and vegetables. The…

AgriMarketing: $6.2M for Canadian International Grains Institute
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AgriMarketing: $6.2M for Canadian International Grains Institute

UPDATE: The AgriMarketing program is now closed and not processing new applications. All applicants, even agricultural producers and processors are encouraged to use the CanExport program for all new applications.  The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) is a not-for-profit organization that provides pre-market and in-market technical support to those involved in the Canadian grain industry. For…