Ramping Up Food Processing In Norfolk County - McGuinty Government Supports Agri-Food Industry, Creates Jobs
Ontario is helping a Norfolk County meat processor respond to the growing demand for local food.
With support from Ontario's Rural Economic Development Program, VG Meats is installing new equipment that will more than double meat processing capacity at its Simcoe plant. These upgrades will also help to:
A strong agri-food industry is part of the McGuinty government's plan to create jobs and opportunities that will boost the province's economy.
"We're proud to be investing in Ontario meat processors, such
as VG Meats who provide us with fresh, local, quality meats we all
enjoy. By giving our meat businesses the tools they need to succeed
and grow, we're strengthening Ontario's agri-food industry and growing
"The Province's support for this project is helping us respond
to the demand for increased meat processing capacity in Ontario.
With new processing equipment, we'll be able to bring more quality
Ontario meats to market, source more meat from local farmers, custom-package
meat for other producers, and create new job opportunities at our
Want to grow your food business? Ontario can help.
For more information:
Melissa Zanette, Minister's Office, 416-326-3071