Growing Forward 2 Announcement January 16, 2017

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County Recipient Project Description GF2 Funding Amount
Algoma District Good Old Dad Food Products Inc. The company will complete an initial audit certification, implement Good Manufacturing Practices and a HACCP system in order to retain existing markets and to expand to new markets seeking third party certification.
$2,825.08
Brant County Solis Foods Corporation Inc. The company will replace manual processing and quality assurance with automated and robotic visual inspection equipment.
$100,000.00
Brant County Uniqpol Incorporated The project is to purchase and install a new sausage stuffer and sausage hanger.
$59,012.91
Bruce County Pine River Cheese & Butter Co-operative The company will offer specialized cheese making training for some staff.
$1,050.00
Bruce County Bruce Agra Dehy The company will complete a web-based course, exam, attend a Guelph Food Technology Centre course and implement a Safe Quality Food system.
$507.92
Bruce County Snobelen Farms Ltd. This project will complete a Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS), Chain of Custody Audit and Chain of Production Audit, in preparation for obtaining RTRS certification.
$11,176.36
Chatham-Kent County Culture Shock Functional Foods The company will schedule on-site food safety training.
$1,007.08
Chatham-Kent County Milo-Food & Agricultural Infrastructure & Services Inc. The company will develop a marketing plan for domestic and export markets, a detailed engineering and financial plan for new facility development and a market demand assessment for targeted market research and analysis.
$45,500.00
Chatham-Kent County Giffin Grain Ltd. The company will complete an analysis of business trends.
$7,500.00
Chatham-Kent County Giffin Grain Ltd. The company will complete computer courses and instruction for the Microsoft Office Suite and Simply Accounting.
$192.10
Chatham-Kent County Dennis Jackson Seed Service Ltd. The company will complete an audit and certification of the Canadian Identity Preserved Recognition System.
$1,770.73
Chatham-Kent County Schinkel's Legacy The company will develop a succession plan.
$7,000.00
Chatham-Kent County Nature's Finest Produce Limited The company will complete a skills development and leadership training course.
$3,750.00
Chatham-Kent County Pier-C Produce Inc. The company will purchase and install equipment that will improve food safety within the facility.
$1,155.00
Chatham-Kent County Dover Corn Products Ltd. The project will conduct testing to ascertain the process required to produce a consistent, high-viscosity yellow corn flour to meet customer demands.
$38,618.81
Chatham-Kent County Parks Blueberries Ltd. The company will purchase two new fillers and create package design.
$13,151.78
Chatham-Kent County Giffin Grain Ltd. The company will purchase 88 reusable bulk seed containers to reduce the usage of disposable polypropylene tote bags.
$19,005.00
Chatham-Kent County Dennis Jackson Seed Service Ltd. This project is to streamline collection and display of data related to all aspects of producing food-grade soybeans by adapting the use of technology at all levels of production to facilitate a stronger traceability trail.
$56,805.00
Chatham-Kent County Kejay Investments Inc. The company will install a new bagging system to meet the early season demand for potatoes.
$87,272.16
Chatham-Kent County Pier-C Produce Inc. The company will install shatterproof lighting and bird flashing capabilities as part of its food safety protocol in the processing facility as addressed in the company's food safety plan from 2013.
$5,189.26
Chatham-Kent County Nipissing Game Farm Inc. The company will move the processing plant, including equipment (dismantling, rebuilding and purchase of new equipment), training on new equipment, consulting fees and transportation of materials from the decommissioned plant.
$122,088.49
Chatham-Kent County Giffin Grain Ltd. The company will offer equipment and training for deploying advanced technology in processing seed and use the uniform sizing to increase market share of Ontario-grown grain.
$69,737.50
Chatham-Kent County Dennis Jackson Seed Service Ltd. The company will implement HACCP items identified from a hazard and gap analysis.
$95,787.30
Chatham-Kent County Pier-C Produce Inc. The company will complete food safety upgrades in order to meet Primus GF certification.
$7,653.53
Cochrane District Bussiere Italian Sausage The company will develop a business plan.
$3,318.59
Dufferin County Hockley Valley Brewing Company Inc. The company will purchase and install new equipment to help improve efficiency, capacity, reduce costs and support growth targets domestically and globally.
$18,714.31
Dufferin County D&C Vander Zaag Farms Limited The company will purchase and install a Herbert potato washer to help reduce water use and wastewater production.
$100,000.00
Durham Region Hela Spice Canada Inc. The company will develop a full process audit and project plan as well as develop standards and procedures to support implementation of a new systems application planning (SAP) software system.
$72,500.00
Durham Region Halenda's Fine Foods Ltd. The company will install an automated food-safe drying room for fermented sausages.
$98,730.46
Durham Region North America Milling Company Ltd. The company will undertake capital improvements to the processing facility to produce a variety of flour blends.
$97,090.00
Durham Region The Elite Meat Co. The company will upgrade equipment to ensure improved sausage product quality in terms of weight consistency, improved presentation and less shrinkage.
$85,285.00
Durham Region Link Greenhouses Inc. The project will allow an increase in production and make the square footage within the greenhouse more efficient with a new boiler which will reduce energy input cost.
$49,785.20
Durham Region Hela Spice Canada Inc. The company will implement SAP and Enterprise Resource Planning solutions and train key users.
$117,647.06
Elgin County Raw For Pets The company will develop a comprehensive business plan and strategies to increase domestic market, as well as launch into the US.
$24,250.00
Elgin County Erie Shores Growers The company will develop a plan for an upgraded food safety and traceability system in order to share more information throughout the value chain.
$3,250.00
Elgin County Raw For Pets The company will conduct sales and marketing training, and develop appropriate plans to expand market share and foster economic growth.
$16,840.63
Elgin County Curtis Seeds Inc. The company will purchase and install an automatic seed treatment system.
$100,000.00
Essex County Agriculture Technology Inc. The company will purchase and install Enterprise Resource Planning and Supply Chain Management software to help acquire automated resource management capabilities and automate current paper-based management reporting.
$17,944.59
Essex County Agriculture Technology Inc. The company will obtain third-party training in LEAN processes to help increase quality control, open new markets, add value to employee skillsets and optimize costs.
$10,000.00
Essex County ARRRC International Inc. The company will implement software and hardware systems to help increase resource management efficiencies.
$39,223.10
Essex County ARRRC International Inc. The company will contract third-party services to develop a plan that will move towards full sustainability in every area of the business.
$5,000.00
Essex County InnerSEASONINGS International Incorporated The company will design and install an automated bottling line to meet growing domestic and export demand for its condiment products.
$75,000.00
Essex County Highline Mushrooms (Leamington) The company will purchase and install a new weigh system to help increase production and efficiency.
$100,000.00
Essex County Oxley Estate Winery The company will develop a succession plan for the business.
$15,000.00
Essex County Highline Mushrooms (Leamington) The company will develop hiring and retention strategies, performance reporting, and evaluate the pay equity system.
$10,312.50
Essex County Les Aliments Dainty Foods The company will develop a marketing strategy to refocus current resources in markets and categories to prevent further margin erosion and increase market share.
$41,752.76
Essex County Les Aliments Dainty Foods The company will assess organization value as well as identify and assess strategic options for business growth.
$6,407.36
Essex County Les Aliments Dainty Foods The company will conduct market research and assessments, through interviews with customers and sales channels.
$26,600.00
Essex County Les Aliments Dainty Foods The company will complete market development planning, an in-depth analysis of the retail trade spending in Canada, consumer research of brands recognition, cost allocation analysis, and identifying specific opportunities to improve profitability and enhance stakeholder value, both short and longer term.
$37,500.00
Essex County Agriculture Technology Inc. The company will develop an energy action plan and a monitoring, targeting and verification exchange-point system.
$2,600.00
Essex County ADM Agri-Industries The company will reduce the steam usage of the canola processing line through the installation of a vertical seed heating unit that will replace the current rotary steam conditioner.
$100,000.00
Frontenac County Calico Food Ingredients Ltd. The company will develop and implement an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system to help increase production output and operational efficiency.
$44,922.49
Grey County Pier 27 Produce Group Inc. The company will develop a business plan focused on growth within the Ontario fresh produce markets.
$1,750.00
Grey County Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery Inc. The company will complete an analysis of human resource practices and financial position.
$5,500.00
Grey County My Daddy's Soup The company will complete food safety upgrades at its new processing facility.
$15,146.04
Grey County Black Angus Fine Meats and Game Inc. This project is for upgrades to the packaging and production sausage lines.
$62,543.26
Haldimand County Armstrong Milling Co. Ltd. The company will purchase and install a new software system to help eliminate manual procedures and increase process efficiencies.
$100,000.00
Haldimand County Original Foods Limited The company will purchase and install a new comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning system to help run the business more efficiently.
$113,750.00
Haliburton County Haliburton Highlands Brewing The company will purchase and install upgraded brewing equipment to help increase productivity, batch size and operational efficiency.
$100,000.00
Halton Region EarthFresh Farms Inc. The company will establish a fully dedicated organic onion packing line to help introduce new products to food service customers in Canada and the US.
$44,357.00
Halton Region Chudleigh's Ltd The company will implement a marketing plan to increase market share in the US for branded products and increase sales with current and new clients.
$75,000.00
Halton Region Chudleigh's Ltd The company will complete market research and develop a marketing plan to help effectively grow market share.
$20,000.00
Halton Region Reunion Island Coffee Ltd. The company will purchase and install new packaging equipment to help increase labour productivity and efficiency.
$100,000.00
Halton Region Florence Meat Supplies Limited The company will purchase production equipment and complete facility upgrades to help segregate high risk Ready To Eat production.
$75,000.00
Hamilton Region Beveragist Co. The company will introduce a new beverage concentrate to develop new global markets and expand existing global market share.
$6,554.18
Hamilton Region Venetian Meat and Salami Co. Ltd The company will purchase equipment to help increase labour productivity by automation of different areas of production.
$100,000.00
Hamilton Region Alves Meats The company will help update their Ready To Eat cooler with food safety improvements.
$3,639.30
Hamilton Region Venetian Meat and Salami Co. Ltd The company will purchase and install an automated smokehouse to help increase production and meet market demand domestically and globally.
$100,000.00
Hamilton Region Springer's Meats Inc. The company will purchase and install metal detectors needed for critical control points.
$34,876.80
Hamilton Region Super Sausage 2003 Ltd. The company will purchase and install upgraded processing equipment to help enhance labour productivity and increase production output to meet the demands in the domestic market.
$94,500.00
Hamilton Region Springer's Meats Inc. The company will complete training related to internal business processes, manufacturing practices and traceability systems to meet the requirements of Safe Quality Food audit certification
$5,000.00
Hastings County Canadian Blast Freezers Ltd. (Trenton plant) The company will conduct an audit to help improve the use of energy and water resources in the plant to reduce processing costs.
$5,000.00
Huron County The Garlic Box Inc. The company will complete various site improvements, related food safety upgrades and training to help meet HACCP certification requirements.
$31,472.35
Huron County Everspring Farms Ltd. (Seaforth) The company will complete an accredited food safety pre-audit and audit.
$2,619.37
Huron County Everspring Farms Ltd. (Seaforth) The company will purchase a seed sterilization system for sprouting seeds to reduce food safety risks.
$59,001.18
Huron County Robinson Maple Products The company will purchase and install a labelling machine to improve overall production to help meet the demands of established and growing markets.
$18,009.66
Huron County Green's Meat Market & Abattoir Ltd. The company will purchase and install equipment to help increase production, efficiency and productivity.
$38,506.26
Huron County Everspring Farms Ltd. (Seaforth) The company will purchase and install an automated production system to increase capabilities, efficiencies and production.
$100,000.00
Huron County Everspring Farms Ltd. (Ilderton) The company will complete a packaging course related to food safety.
$755.00
Huron County Hayter's Farm The company will increase organizational capacity through training.
$999.50
Huron County Huron Commodities The company will install an automatic bag-placer system to the packaging process to help improve productivity.
$71,397.56
Huron County Metzger Meat Products This project is for the research of automated hanging and portioning sausage equipment and to purchase equipment.
$56,840.00
Huron County Hill and Hill Farms Ltd. The company will install an automatic packaging system to increase productivity.
$52,505.43
Kawartha Lakes Mariposa Dairy Ltd. The company will expand its aging room for specialty cheese products.
$73,590.96
Kawartha Lakes Mariposa Dairy Ltd. The company will purchase equipment to expand its product offering.
$91,262.60
Kawartha Lakes Kawartha Dairy Limited The project is to upgrade packaging equipment to enhance packaging capabilities.
$100,000.00
Lambton County Jacob MacKellar Farms Ltd. The company will develop a strategic business and financial plan.
$5,565.00
Middlesex County Crooked Creek Acres The company will purchase a soybean de-huller that will allow access to new and emerging markets by providing a new product.
$75,000.00
Middlesex County Toboggan Brewing Company Ltd. The company will purchase and install an automated canning system to help improve efficiency and productivity, and meet demands for packaged beers in domestic and the export markets.
$44,179.76
Middlesex County Black Fly Beverage Company The company will purchase and install equipment to help increase efficiency, productivity and meet market demand.
$100,000.00
Middlesex County Everspring Farms Ltd. (Ilderton) The company will complete a business assessment to provide information for a feasibility plan.
$4,197.50
Middlesex County Labatt Brewing Company Limited (previously Labatt Breweries of Canada) The company will complete an environment and infrastructure energy audit.
$29,700.00
Middlesex County Petit Paris Creperie and Patisserie The company will complete a capacity and risk mitigation assessment and plan.
$1,190.00
Middlesex County Hollandia Bakeries Limited (Mt Brydges) The company will purchase a conveyor belt washer, single-serve packaging machine and an in-line check weigher to maximize labour productivity and reduce water usage.
$3,850.00
Middlesex County Sikorski Sausages Company Limited The project will expand the sausage production line to improve manufacturing efficiency by investing in a continuous vacuum filling machine.
$52,045.00
Middlesex County Windsor Marketing Associates Ltd The company will further enhance the current traceability system.
$97,343.76
Middlesex County Crooked Creek Acres The company will add a soybean de-huller and a by-products pelletizer into production.
$61,807.56
Middlesex County Labatt Brewing Company Limited (previously Labatt Breweries of Canada) The company will improve process for water cooling related to the refrigeration system which will include design of the system, purchasing a cooling tower unit, rigging and installation, and programming.
$80,194.46
Middlesex County Beechwood Agri Services Inc. (Parkhill) The company will install equipment and make site modifications necessary to facilitate the introduction of a Steam Flaking process for grains into its operations.
$96,423.40
Middlesex County McCormick Canada The company will increase labour productivity by upgrading and expanding four existing lines and move an important high-capacity line from the US to Ontario.
$117,647.06
Middlesex County Gray Ridge Eggs Inc. The company will implement an Enterprise Resource Planning system to address labour productivity and inventory traceability challenges.
$166,429.24
Middlesex County Las Chicas Del Cafe Inc. (London) The project is to purchase and install a new roaster, grinder, weight scale and sealer.
$21,156.29
Middlesex County Labatt Brewing Company Limited (previously Labatt Breweries of Canada) The company will replace its current compressed air dryer as it does not consistently supplying the quality of air which is required in the production of beer. The proposed solution is a properly sized, energy efficient compressed air dryer.
$66,829.70
Muskoka District Muskoka Roastery Coffee Company The company will complete a Good Manufacturing Practice and HACCP assessment and certification.
$4,480.00
Muskoka District Muskoka Roastery Coffee Company The company will purchase and install two in-line bag coders to help meet market opportunities.
$21,350.00
Niagara Region Niagara Oast House Brewers The company will purchase and install a semi-automated canning system to help improve operational efficiency and product quality, respond to increase in market demand and increase in sales in the export market.
$26,602.10
Niagara Region Reif Winery Inc. The company will purchase and install equipment technology to help develop value-added new processes.
$48,650.00
Niagara Region Stoney Ridge Estate Winery The company will design and install an Aqua Wetland Wastewater System to support increased production growth.
$75,950.00
Niagara Region Stonechurch Vineyard and Winery Holdings Inc. The company will purchase, install and integrate counter-pressure can filling technology to help increase the canning capacity/efficiency and raise the quality standard of canning activities.
$100,000.00
Nipissing District Bavarian Link Meat Products The project is the design and engineering of a zero wastewater and water treatment system.
$25,541.66
Nipissing District Bavarian Link Meat Products The project is to update equipment and processing methods to improve efficiencies and competitiveness with foreign manufacturers.
$70,385.68
Norfolk County Uncle Tom's Farm Inc. o/a The Cider Keg The company will purchase a new semi-automated sparkling cider production/bottling line designed to improve labour productivity.
$73,325.00
Norfolk County Uncle Tom's Farm Inc. o/a The Cider Keg The company will attend food safety training courses to increase knowledge of food safety risks, risk prevention, and food safety programs.
$1,156.12
Norfolk County R. Fiedler Meat Products Ltd. The company will complete building upgrades and equipment upgrades to help reach food safety goals in line with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the British Retail Consortium audit assessments and Corrective Action Reports.
$67,998.00
Norfolk County Norfolk Cherry Company Limited The company will purchase and install metal detectors and a sorting machine to allow entry into higher margin premium markets.
$100,000.00
Norfolk County R. Fiedler Meat Products Ltd. The company will purchase and install new flooring to help improve food safety.
$75,000.00
Norfolk County Norfolk Cherry Company Limited The company will complete training.
$1,575.00
Norfolk County Norfolk Cherry Company Limited The company will complete Safe Quality Food advanced practitioner training which will improve capacity to maintain food safety management systems, manage corrective actions, perform verification of pre-requisite programs and prepare for re-certification audits.
$399.50
Norfolk County Norfolk Cherry Company Limited The company will install a metal detector that is needed to act as a critical control point in the HACCP system. This project shall include the purchase, shipment and installation of a metal detector.
$4,525.10
Norfolk County Townsend Butchers Inc. The company will install and implement a fully integrated and automated traceability system.
$54,723.56
Norfolk County R. Fiedler Meat Products Ltd. The company will replace the insulation panels within coolers and hallways to improve food safety within the facility.
$22,982.40
Northumberland County Brandneu Foods Canada Inc. The company will replace the manual packaging system with a new automatic system capable of processing 16,000 bags per day and increase the labour productivity by nine times.
$100,000.00
Ottawa Region KIMICHA The company will purchase an automated tea-bagging machine to help develop value-added products.
$21,198.80
Oxford County Bright Cheese and Butter Mfg. Co. Ltd. The company will conduct an assessment to identify opportunities for food safety improvements.
$2,400.00
Oxford County Bright Cheese and Butter Mfg. Co. Ltd. The company will update food safety plans and purchase food safety related equipment to meet British Retail Consortium certification to increase market access.
$17,780.00
Oxford County Schep's Bakeries Ltd. The company will purchase and install two robots for the picking function of the production line to help increase automation, labour productivity and quality.
$50,113.00
Oxford County Tillsonburg Custom Foods The company will conduct a feasibility study on achieving labour and waste cost reductions as well as increased processing capacity by investing in equipment to automate the chicken processing line.
$4,500.00
Oxford County Bright Cheese and Butter Mfg. Co. Ltd. The company will complete a HACCP audit.
$2,437.50
Oxford County Bright Cheese and Butter Mfg. Co. Ltd. The company will develop training programs related to pasteurization, plant milk, cream graders and cheese making.
$1,875.00
Oxford County Tillsonburg Custom Foods The company will assess a plan to install new equipment that will increase processing efficiency, processing capacity and annual sales.
$1,050.00
Oxford County Bos Smoked Fish Inc. The company will automate traceability processes by purchasing Enterprise Resource Planning software, labeling software and related hardware.
$23,948.68
Oxford County Schep's Bakeries Ltd. The company will replace labour intensive, inefficient equipment.
$28,807.56
Oxford County Roos Meat Products LTD The company will build a new loading dock, an addition for a new freezer and receiving area, purchase new freezer units and an evaporator, and install a new freezer box.
$62,125.00
Oxford County Tillsonburg Custom Foods The company will purchase and install increased automation to address issues identified in a productivity assessment.
$128,285.69
Oxford County Otter Valley Foods Inc. The company will make significant improvements to operations in part by investing greater automation to achieve better product flow, labour usage and utilities consumption.
$101,289.67
Oxford County Tillsonburg Custom Foods The company will install new equipment and a new processing line with the intent to increase its customer base and reduce key risks.
$50,574.52
Oxford County Norwich Packers Limited The company will purchase equipment that is needed to improve the cleaning and sanitation program beyond what is required by HACCP.
$8,544.11
Oxford County Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese Ltd. The company will implement a High Temperature Short Time pasteurization unit to enhance labour productivity and decrease costs.
$39,633.64
Oxford County John Vieraitis/ Ontario Specialty Grains The company will introduce a robotic palletizing system to enhance packaging and production of food grade products and seed.
$76,667.50
Parry Sound District Dieter Sebastian o\a Sundridge Meats and Delicatessen The company will purchase and install equipment and complete facility upgrades to help improve food safety.
$10,059.11
Peel Region Matt and Steve's The company will purchase and install new processing equipment, complete systems integration to improve product flow, and help increase labour productivity and automation in the bean processing line.
$91,000.00
Peel Region Gelda Scientific The company will execute a domestic marketing plan to create awareness of the new product with key prospective consumers.
$42,422.70
Peel Region Zadi Foods Ltd. The company will install a temperature monitoring system and upgrade flooring surfaces to help improve food safety Critical Control Points.
$12,336.32
Peel Region Sheik Halal Farms Inc. - (Mississauga) The company will purchase equipment to help develop new markets and expand existing domestic market share through satisfying the unmet needs of Halal chicken.
$75,000.00
Peel Region Italpasta Limited The company will implement an Enterprise Resources Planning and supply chain management system to help improve productivity, environmental performance and operational efficiency.
$100,000.00
Peel Region Super-Pufft Snacks Corp. The company will purchase and install two computer combination weighers to help increase efficiency and productivity.
$100,000.00
Peel Region Zadi Foods Ltd. The company will purchase and install four automatic label applicators to help increase efficiency and labour productivity.
$28,840.00
Peel Region Embassy Flavours Ltd. (Plant Location) The company will develop and implement an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system to help increase efficiency, capacity and improve market access in the domestic and export markets.
$39,550.00
Peel Region Ingemar Sales Inc. The company will purchase and install stuffing and packaging equipment, and to complete first-time product certification to help introduce new value-added products into new markets.
$100,000.00
Peel Region Hans Dairy Inc. The company will purchase and install a robotic top-load case packer and a tray erector to help increase labour productivity and improve efficiency.
$72,532.43
Peel Region Nustef Foods Limited The company will purchase an oven to produce a new innovative line of Artisan Italian crackers.
$75,000.00
Peel Region 596042 Ontario Limited o/a Le Bon Croissant The company will implement automated equipment for the folding and laminating line in order to effectively and efficiently produce croissants, danishes and puff pastries.
$117,646.93
Perth County Atwood Resources Inc. (formerly Atwood Pet Food Supplies Limited) The company will purchase equipment to help automate its Specified Risk Material rendering facility to increase efficiency and production.
$100,000.00
Perth County Perth County Ingredients Inc. The company will purchase new and modify existing equipment and technology to help develop value-added new products.
$15,920.00
Perth County Wowbutter Foods The company will complete a British Retail Consortium global food safety standard pre-audit assessment and certification audit.
$3,950.00
Perth County Perth County Ingredients Inc. The company will complete audits and assessments to identify areas where improvements and certifications are needed.
$3,899.50
Perth County Rheo Thompson Candies Limited The company will complete a feasibility study to include a preliminary investigation of commercial pectin products to determine the complexity of developing a pectin blend to match the current product.
$2,964.72
Perth County Atwood Resources Inc. (formerly Atwood Pet Food Supplies Limited) The company will complete a feasibility study to help determine which existing or new/emerging markets will best suit its products.
$11,625.00
Perth County Shepherd Gourmet Dairy (Ontario) Inc. The company will purchase and install a new feta cheese processing line to incorporate innovative new-to-Canada technologies.
$350,000.02
Perth County Walnut Hill Farm The company will complete plant upgrades to improve drainage, construct physical separations including one-way stainless steel doors and walls.
$14,263.68
Prescott & Russell County Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. The company will implement an automated bottling line to help increase labour productivity and improve operational efficiency.
$98,105.00
Simcoe County White Veal Meat Packers Ltd The company will purchase new packaging equipment to help develop new markets.
$74,739.46
Simcoe County Riga Farms Ltd The company will purchase two processing lines for carrots and onions to help meet market demand for smaller packages.
$75,000.00
Simcoe County Sheldon Creek Dairy The company will purchase and install automated equipment to help increase productivity and efficiency.
$100,000.00
Simcoe County Hillside Gardens The company will purchase and install new cooling units to help increase input efficiency.
$39,287.01
Simcoe County Carrot Plus The company will complete facility upgrades to help improve food safety.
$6,975.14
Simcoe County P&K Vander Zaag Farms Ltd. The company will purchase and install a Herbert potato washer to help reduce water use and wastewater production.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Bellwoods Brewery Inc. The company will purchase and install a bottle filler to help improve overall production efficiency while enabling ongoing development of new beer products and processes, and reduce both maintenance and production costs.
$75,000.00
Toronto Region Parmalat Canada Inc. (Etobicoke) The company will purchase and install new processing equipment and retrofit existing equipment in the cream cheese production process to increase automation and labour productivity.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Griffith Laboratories Limited The company will develop a family of creative crumb coating products using an innovative process that eliminates gluten to meet industry gluten-free standards.
$109,700.00
Toronto Region Pusateri's Fine Foods The company will configure, customize, integrate, implement, train and document a new manufacturing Enterprise Resource Planning system to help remove limitations to current processes.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Johnvince Foods The company will purchase a custom depositing system to address the current production delays and increasing labour expenses.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region National Dry Company Limited The company will adopt tunnel pasteurization technology to access new and growing domestic export markets.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Aidan's Gluten Free Inc. The company will purchase new equipment and complete electrical upgrades to help increase automation and labour productivity.
$22,668.42
Toronto Region Commercial Bakeries Corp. The company will purchase and install a new oven to replace the current old commercial tunnel oven to help increase labour productivity and efficiency.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Parmalat Canada Inc. (Etobicoke) The company will purchase equipment and technology upgrades for the Belleville facility to help increase processing efficiency and automation.
$91,373.60
Toronto Region Commercial Bakeries Corp. The company will purchase and install a new packaging equipment line to help increase labour productivity, operational efficiencies and further market expansion.
$48,869.60
Toronto Region Stonemill Bakehouse Ltd. The company will purchase and install new bagel production and packaging equipment to help increase production and efficiency.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region KFI Inc. The company will purchase and install automated packaging equipment to help increase efficiency and productivity.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. The company will purchase and install an automated greens bagging line equipment to help increase productivity and efficiency.
$81,808.36
Toronto Region Nadia Chocolates The company will purchase processing equipment and participate at tradeshows to help develop new global markets and expand existing market share.
$26,169.85
Toronto Region Brazilian Canadian Coffee Company Ltd. The company will install a new K-cup packaging system to help meet new market demands, domestically and internationally.
$75,000.00
Toronto Region 2058998 Ontario Inc. o/a CT Bakery The company will purchase and install a new automated donut line to help increase labour productivity, operational efficiency and support growth targets.
$100,000.00
Toronto Region Griffith Laboratories Limited The company will complete leadership training to help enhance management and leadership skills.
$13,521.03
Toronto Region Broadgrain Holding Inc. The company will conduct a market analysis and research on the feasibility of building a flour mill to help process wheat into flour for domestic and export sales.
$6,250.00
Toronto Region Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. The project is to obtain SQF certification/audit of expanded part of their operation (building).
$2,500.00
Waterloo Region National Pasta Corp. The company will upgrade a fresh pasta packaging line by purchasing new equipment to help increase productivity through improved automation.
$70,000.00
Waterloo Region Stemmler Meats & Cheese The company will purchase packaging equipment, a sausage stuffer, and mixer to help increase automation at the plant, and to help increase labour productivity to meet output demands.
$100,000.00
Waterloo Region Woolwich Bio-en Inc. The company will purchase and install equipment to help increase grinding of digestate product for greater energy outputs, reduce waste intake and more efficient production of digestate fertilizer.
$50,706.62
Waterloo Region Piller's Fine Foods The company will implement, configure and integrate a new Enterprise Resource Planning system.
$100,000.00
Waterloo Region Oak Grove Cheese Factory Ltd. The company will conduct an assessment of the factory and recommend opportunities to implement new automated technology on the cheese shredding line and identify potential process improvements.
$45,500.00
Waterloo Region Pfenning's Organic Vegetables Inc. The company's Compliance Coordinator will complete training courses.
$409.93
Waterloo Region Grand River Foods Ltd. The company will complete a study that will lead to implementing a plan to improve waste water management.
$13,750.00
Waterloo Region Stemmler Meats & Cheese The company will complete a third-party audit/assessment to support a business planning decision to either extend an existing facility or acquire a new facility.
$6,500.00
Waterloo Region Shady Grove Maple Co. Ltd. The company will purchase equipment to process up to 30,000 maple taps per season and improve existing processes.
$21,980.00
Waterloo Region Good Crop Services Ltd. The company will purchase 200 new solid plastic reusable totes to ship treated seed which will replace over a thousand disposable plastic bags per year.
$36,699.63
Waterloo Region Louro Bros. Meats Ltd The company will improve food safety in the abattoir by upgrading to stainless steel equipment.
$10,255.97
Waterloo Region National Pasta Corp. This project is to increase production capacity and profitability through equipment upgrades. Employment and training will also be increased.
$89,600.00
Waterloo Region JD Sweid Foods (2013) Ltd. The company will adopt new technology, equipment and methods to handle, divert and dispose of solid and liquid organic waste from operations.
$94,111.02
Waterloo Region Shady Grove Maple Co. Ltd. The company will install equipment that will increase productivity by 40 per cent in the categories of fuel consumption and labour.
$10,431.06
Waterloo Region Oak Grove Cheese Factory Ltd. The project will improve labour productivity by redesigning the plant and installing new state of the art equipment. It includes renovations to the existing facility to install new, upgraded equipment on the cheese grating line to produce shredded cheese products.
$117,500.00
Waterloo Region Colonial Cookies Ltd This project will purchase cartoner equipment to be installed at the end of a production line.
$100,206.47
Waterloo Region Grand River Foods Ltd. The company will improve the wastewater treatment process by implementing waste stream equipment and technology upgrades to mitigate risks to surface and ground water.
$103,162.64
Wellington County Farm Fresh Poultry LTD (formerly Farm Fresh Poultry Co-Op) The company will implement a modular chicken handling system to help improve bio-security, advance tracking and traceability, reduce manual labour and increase bird welfare.
$100,000.00
Wellington County Sleeman Breweries Ltd The company will install hand wash stations to minimize product contamination.
$36,290.10
Wellington County Wellington County Brewery Inc. The project is to install a new automated canning line in the new facility.
$100,000.00
Wellington County StoneHammer Brewing The company will purchase and install new processing equipment to help increase labour productivity.
$100,000.00
Wellington County Harriston Packing Company Ltd. The company will purchase and install equipment and complete food safety related facility upgrades, to assist segregating high food safety risk products.
$67,200.00
Wellington County Wallenstein Feed & Supply Ltd. The company will purchase and install new equipment automation software system to help increase efficiency and labour productivity.
$100,000.00
Wellington County Sleeman Breweries Ltd The company will complete training for key stakeholders on a food safety program following British Retail Consortium global food safety standard.
$1,924.50
Wellington County Best Baa Dairy Ltd The company will complete succession planning.
$3,465.00
Wellington County Cargill Limited This project will mitigate the risks associated with erosion and runoff to a nearby river by installing a drainage system, laying asphalt and regrading land for a 12 hectare catchment area.
$100,000.00
Wellington County Pilling Foods Inc. The company will obtain organic, kosher, vegan, genetically-modified organism-free and gluten-free certifications.
$364.10
York Region Rubicon Food Products Limited The company will develop a TV commercial to help increase sales for a new line of No Sugar Added exotic fruit beverages to target export markets.
$75,000.00
York Region Prisum Coatings Canada Inc. The company will complete product attribute verification testing for non-Volatile Organic Compound soybean based paints to help access new markets.
$22,050.00
York Region Kisko Products The company will purchase and install an automated batching and Clean-in-Place system to help increase efficiency, productivity and reduce batching errors.
$100,000.00
York Region Giraffe Food & Beverage, Inc. The company will purchase and integrate advanced packaging equipment, and construct a clean room to house this equipment to help increase labour productivity and improve competitiveness in the domestic and the export markets.
$96,403.64
York Region Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. The company will purchase new processing equipment for the bar production process to help support growth targets.
$100,000.00
York Region Fraktals The company will purchase a fully automatic continuous process chocolate tempering machine to improve labour productivity, quality conformance and reduce costs.
$11,550.00
York Region Damon Industries (Canada) Ltd. The company will complete a gap assessment of the food safety system.
$2,500.00
York Region Prisum Coatings Canada Inc. The company will start up a production line for an innovative zero-VOC agri-product based paint.
$69,328.26
York Region United Bakery Manufacturers Inc. The company will purchase and install three spiral coolers to help increase automation, labour productivity and quality.
$93,930.00
York Region Newmarket Meat Packers Limited The company will purchase new processing equipment and complete training to help develop new products to retain and expand the domestic market.
$26,250.00

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: Jennifer Dale - Program Coordinator
Creation Date: 13 January 2017
Last Reviewed: 13 January 2017