Growing a food processing
If you have been operating a food business for some time, there
are a number of ways you can build on your success. The resources
you see on this page will help you move forward.
Did you know? Under the Ontario Power Authority's
New Construction program you could receive incentives for designing
a building that exceeds building code standards and incorporates
Marketing and new product strategies
your Business; Read this guide for fresh ideas about marketing
and advertising, market research, financing and export strategies.
You will also find a number of resources to help you explore potential
areas of growth.
- Getting an edge
with research – Learn about the research OMAFRA and
its partners are doing to help build a strong, healthy food industry
in Ontario. This includes research with universities and food
processors to create new and improved products and processes.
– Find out how food co-packers can help you bring your products
to market. You can also find information on how to find and choose
a co-packing partner.
Food Safety and Quality Control
your food safety and quality procedures – Find links
here to important information on issues of food safety, including
your responsibilities and obligations, federal, provincial and
municipal regulations and contacts and on-line links directing
you to resources.
- Building your
workforce – Find links here to research on Ontario's
food processing labour force. This includes sector-specific information
and self-assessment tools for employers.
Environment and energy
Contact our Business
& Investment Development team for knowledge, connections
and resources to help you expand your food business.