Food and Beverage Processing Industry Overview

Ontario is an ideal location for food and beverage processors. Our competitive advantages include:

  • Quick, convenient access to major North American markets;
  • Highly efficient transportation infrastructure;
  • Low corporate tax rates; and
  • A highly skilled, multicultural workforce.

Ontario has capitalized on these assets to become one of the largest food and beverage processing jurisdictions in North America, with sales of more than $32 billion a year.

About 3,000 food and beverage processing companies - including international industry giants - employ approximately 114,000 people in Ontario.

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For more information:
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E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 17 December 2009
Last Reviewed: 02 August 2016