York Region Recipients


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York Region Donut Time & Concord Bakery The company will complete a pre-audit, audit and Safe Quality Food certification. $32,269.78
York Region King Cole Ducks Ltd. This project is to conduct a feasibility study of merging two neighbouring plants. $14,897.00
York Region King Cole Ducks Ltd. This project is to analyze the current set-up, work processes, bottlenecks, and work methods to develop a new Operations and Process Plan. It also involves developing new key performance indicators to improve business visibility for management. $34,759.97
York Region Arla Foods Inc. The project will conduct a rigorous mapping of the cheese market as a whole in Canada. $15,094.50
York Region King Cole Ducks Ltd. The company will complete a business leadership assessment and training. $54,622.81
York Region Pier 27 Produce Group Inc. The company will design a zero waste water system and water treatment system. $21,250.00
York Region Kisko Products The company will perform an assessment to determine the best solutions for improving the current manual equipment clean-up process to improve productivity, sanitation and safety management. $5,782.50
York Region Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. A certified British Retail Consortium global food safety standard auditor will conduct on-site skills development and training activities needed to develop a HACCP plan to ensure an optimal food safety program and procedures are in place to meet industry standards. $24,500.00
York Region FGF Brands Inc. The company will implement assessment activities for a SCADA and Operational Management System (OMS) followed by the development of key performance indicators which will be integrated with the OMS. $179,955.02
York Region Lakeview Vegetable Processing Inc. The company will conduct a Safe Quality Food Level 2 audit. $9,961.03
York Region United Bakery Manufacturers Inc. This planning project includes the engineering design services and project management for the company's consolidation into one location. $53,625.00
York Region Arla Foods Inc. The company will conduct an energy audit at the Rivermede facility. $7,500.00
York Region Backerhaus Veit Ltd. The company will complete an assessment of best practices which will result in process improvements, sanitation, maintenance and vendor risk management. $5,000.00
York Region Villa Di Manno Bakery Ltd The company's Quality Assurance Manager will complete HACCP training. $912.00
York Region Zavida Coffee Company Inc. The company will obtain Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 certification. $3,826.33
York Region Quality Cheese Inc. The company will undertake a market readiness audit. $12,500.00
York Region Grainfields Bakery The company will develop a business plan and complete business management skills coaching. $1,750.00
York Region Food For Tots The company will conduct an initial gap assessment and develop a detailed Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP implementation plan. $1,950.00
York Region FGF Brands Inc. The company will develop market research and analysis of opportunities and trends to help internal planning processes and strategies. $46,233.64
York Region Liberty Group Sugar Decorations Inc. The company will arrange for an assessment of ingredients, products, processes and suppliers for potential allergen and gluten control issues and to develop a plan of alternative supplier options that meets the company's needs. The project will also include gluten-free certification. $9,463.76
York Region Buddy's Kitchen Inc. The company will update their business and strategic plans to assess new opportunities and implement what best supports the growth of the business. $6,997.50
York Region La Rocca Creative Cakes Inc. This project is to analyze and assess operations to guide the company in selecting an Enterprise Resource Planning solution to support key business operations. $16,000.00
York Region Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. This project is to develop an export marketing plan through market analysis, a sales strategy, product positioning, market strategy and financial considerations. $9,049.88
York Region Great Mountain Ginseng Co. Ltd. The company will complete succession planning for the organization. $25,987.50
York Region Fraktals The company will perform an automation and technology assessment of the production facility and assess overall equipment effectiveness by measuring its availability, quality and performance against established benchmarks of European production. The project will result in recommendations for new equipment, technology and processes needed to achieve growth potential. $10,917.56
York Region Janus Foods Inc This project is for organic, gluten-free and HAACP Certification and a HAACP/gluten-free audit. $0.00
York Region Food For Tots The company will complete training which will increase organizational capacity. $2,118.50
York Region Zavida Coffee Company Inc. The company will purchase the required equipment to sell single-cup products to existing and new customers. $100,000.00
York Region Peppo Foods Ltd. This project is for the design and building of a lidding line and a forming machine. The improvements will enhance food safety and improve labour productivity. $46,473.35
York Region Foothill Greenhouses Ltd The company will improve traceability through the purchase of a unique robotic packer system. $94,473.53
York Region Sicilian Ice Cream Co. Ltd. The company will install a spiral conveyor freezer that aims to significantly reduce labour costs in addition to improving productivity and capacity. $97,096.24
York Region Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. The project is to automate the current manual processes with modern equipment that enables improved production capacity throughput and enhanced labour productivity. $142,412.49
York Region Pier 27 Produce Group Inc. The company will install a zero discharge waste water system for its carrot processing facility. $96,204.62
York Region W.J. Smith Gardens Ltd The company will implement a zero wastewater discharge system. $94,576.64
York Region U-Be-Livin-Smart Inc. formerly known as P.S. Infinity Holding Corporation This project involves marketing related activities including the purchase of display racks, packaging and design costs, creative marketing services as well as the implementation of public relations and social media marketing strategies. $272,739.29
York Region United Bakery Manufacturers Inc. The company will consolidate its current bakery production, including the upgrade of electrical and plumbing, new floors, refrigeration panels and renovating offices. $100,000.00
York Region Zavida Coffee Company Inc. The company will purchase a single-serve coffee cup machine to provide necessary production redundancy to ensure stable and reliable supply. $97,349.00
York Region CanPrev Natural Health Products Ltd. This project will focus on the implementation of a marketing strategy to launch the Orange Naturals brand and enter new trade channels, including pharmacies and retail chains. $107,871.16
York Region Pier 27 Produce Group Inc. The company will complete upgrades in order to meet food safety certification requirements which will include the development of standard operating procedures and training of staff. $86,550.70
York Region Treasure Mills Inc. The company will install new equipment and upgrade their facility in order to implement a new process that is designed to increase automation and production. $100,000.00
York Region Food For Tots The company will install, train, configure and implement an Enterprise Resource Planning system to replace the outdated "Food for Tots" software systems. $55,301.76
York Region Greenbelt Greenhouse Ltd. o/a Greenbelt Greens The company will implement effective cleaning and sanitizing equipment, practices and procedures to enhance operations, food safety and market development. $28,360.80
York Region Zavida Coffee Company Inc. This project is for the purchase and installation of a quad seal bagger and a printer for the sealer. $39,532.50
York Region Arla Foods Inc. The company will implement the gold leaf energy savings system which will supply products and systems required to implement efficiency savings identified in the audit. $78,173.90
York Region Lakeview Vegetable Processing Inc. The company will purchase and install ultra-violet sterilizing equipment to ensure food safety. $76,236.49
York Region United Bakery Manufacturers Inc. The bakery will install three custom-designed, manufactured bakery dough sheeting lines to automate the sheeting process. $102,445.00
York Region Rubicon Food Products Limited The project is to upgrade the exotic fruit beverage packaging from a two-step, flip top to a flexible, re-sealable screw cap top. $102,887.40
York Region Food For Tots The company will achieve HACCP certification which will provide the ability for the company to enter into new markets. $15,933.75
York Region Evergreen Wheatgrass Juices Inc. (Head Office) The company will perform scientific validation of high pressure processing, associated pre-juicing washing, packaging and freezing solution in order to meet Food and Drug Administration food safety requirements. $25,384.79
York Region Lakeview Vegetable Processing Inc. The company will complete food safety upgrades to meet Safe Quality Food certification. $4,082.04

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