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

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…

Dairy Processing Investment Fund: $1M for Organic Cheese Processor

Dairy Processing Investment Fund: $1M for Organic Cheese Processor

Fromagerie La Station in Compton, Quebec, is a family-owned farm providing consumers with organic cheese, organic vegetables, and maple syrup. Their award-winning cheeses are made using an organic and sustainable process and their cows graze freely in an organic pasture. The company has recently received Canadian government funding for dairy processing equipment. Fromagerie La Station…

Dairy Processing Investment Fund: Up to $10M for Capital Investments

Dairy Processing Investment Fund: Up to $10M for Capital Investments

Canada‚Äôs 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 many Canadian dairy processors. Fortunately,…

How to Embrace USMCA with Canadian Government Funding

How to Embrace USMCA with Canadian Government Funding

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) offers many opportunities as well as some challenges for Canadian businesses. If ratified, the new agreement-in-principle will take effect on January 1, 2020 and significantly impact supply chain management, predominantly in the dairy, poultry, and automotive sectors. While there are many businesses across Canada that are concerned about these changes,…