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
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.
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
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.
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
Learn about resources and programs to help you understand and
comply with environmental regulations and save energy.
Learn how to save energy save money. Our online guide includes
case studies from the Ontario food processing industry.
Contact our Business
& Investment Development team for knowledge, connections
and resources to help you expand your food business.