Food Processing Plant Expands In Chatham-Kent Area - Ontario Government Supports Agri-Food Industry, Creates Jobs
Local food processor, Nature's Finest, is expanding its seasonal production to now operate year-round and almost double its production. This will create almost 60 full-time positions, giving a boost to area farmers and strengthening the local economy.
With support from Ontario's Rural
Economic Development Program, Nature's Finest, a
A strong agri-food industry is part of McGuinty government's plan to create jobs and opportunities that will boost the province's economy.
"By investing in our food processors, we are strengthening
our agri-food industry and growing our province's economy. The McGuinty
government's support for this project will not only create jobs,
but it will provide new opportunities for farmers and support local
"Our government's support for this project will bring nearly
60 full-time jobs to our region and benefit our community for years
to come. By investing in this facility, we're supporting our local
economy, our farmers, and our food system."
"Everyday we work hard to supply Ontarians with fresh vegetables
grown from our own fields for grocery store distribution. This funding
comes at time when our markets are developing at a rapid pace and
we must respond with the infrastructure and manpower to realize
this objective. We are grateful for the confidence placed in us
by the Ontario government."
Want to grow your food business? Ontario can help.
For more information:
Melissa Zanette, Minister's Office, 416-326-3071