Ontario Food Exports

Who we are

Ontario Food Exports (OFEX), of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, is the Ontario government program that assists the food and beverage sector to increase sales revenue by identifying and maximizing their export opportunities.

OFEX:

  • supports clients from the initial market assessment stage to full export capability
  • provides qualified, interested buyers with access to capable suppliers
  • is the gateway to a whole range of export-related services.

Clients attribute increased export sales directly to participation at OFEX events.
e.g. Street Smart buyer introductions generate millions in exports annually

Our primary focus is building value-added exports in Ontario's food and beverage
sector by:

  • working principally with small to medium sized Ontario enterprises
  • assisting larger food and beverage producers, when required.

For more information on our services.

For assistance with other non-food/agriculture sectors, visit: www.ontarioexports.com

What we do

OFEX provides clients with end-to-end export marketing services and assistance ranging from initial assessment through to export sales success by:

  • helping with determining export capability
  • bringing sales opportunities to export-ready companies
  • providing counselling, education, market research and buyer introductions.

OFEX helps clients develop sales strategies that address the unique export challenges faced by Ontario's food and beverage sector.

OFEX:

  • understands regulatory, health, border, and market issues unique to the food and beverage sector.
  • focuses on priority markets that afford Ontario food and beverage producers the best export opportunities.

Targeted international buyers are linked with dependable Ontario food suppliers capable of providing food products that consistently meet buyer's specific needs.

OFEX:

  • delivers valuable information about qualified suppliers capable of meeting a buyer's needs
  • works with food suppliers and buyers throughout the sales process to help ensure the successful completion of the transaction.

For more information on our services.

For assistance with other non-food/agriculture sectors, visit: www.ontarioexports.com


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: goexport.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 09 November 2005
Last Reviewed: 01 August 2007