The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has launched its new initiatives for 2020 which include COVID-19 financial support.
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture has allocated funding for agri-businesses to purchase PPE, cleaning supplies, and hotel rentals for employees during COVID-19.
The Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program offers up to $1M to support emerging issues and capitalize on opportunities in the agriculture industry.
Canada’s dairy industry has been a focal point of numerous recent trade agreements including the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) and Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). Negotiations for each required the federal government to open the domestic market to international dairy processors, a move which is putting financial pressure on
Ontario agricultural producers and processors can benefit greatly by staying up-to-date with industry news. Yet for many agri-businesses, it’s difficult to find resources and publications that help inform growth strategies and improve competitiveness. While there’s no one definitive source of information for Ontario businesses, there are several sites that provide
The AgriInnovate Program is a form of repayable funding offered through the Canadian government. It’s designed to support technology demonstration, commercialization, and adoption projects in the agriculture and agri-food sector. By offsetting a portion of eligible expenses, for-profit organizations can further integrate advanced technologies that improve productivity and reduce greenhouse
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 AgriMarketing Program is a Canadian government grant designed to support export expansion projects undertaken by agri-food and beverage companies. It offsets
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.
AgriMarketing is a Canadian government grant that supports international expansion projects undertaken by food and beverage businesses. Through the program, small and
Dr. Oetker is a German-based producer of baking ingredients, desserts, and frozen pizzas. The company operates in over 35 countries, with production facilities in 15, including Canada. It maintains a dominant market share here in Canada; as of 2017, Dr. Oetker’s frozen pizzas accounted for one of every three pizzas
The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) seeks to enhance the environment and people’s lives by promoting access to organic products. With an overarching goal to connect and support the Canadian organic supply chain, COTA focuses its activities in three key areas: government relations, consumer education, and global market development.