Showcasing Local Agri-Food Innovators - McGuinty Government Honouring Recipients of Premier's Awards for Agri-food Innovation Excellence
August 16, 2012
Ontario's agri-food industry is leading the way with innovative products and ideas that are creating local jobs and bringing more locally grown food to the dinner table.
These innovations were celebrated today at a ceremony in Ancaster, honouring 14 regional winners of the Premier's Awards for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence - recognizing innovators who contribute to the success of Ontario's agri-food sector. Local recipients are:
A strong agri-food industry is part of the McGuinty government's plan to create jobs and opportunities that will grow the economy.
"These awards recognize and reward outstanding agri-food innovations
developed by producers, processors and agri-food organizations.
Through this program, we are helping to foster a culture of innovation
that brings new prosperity to Ontario farms."
For more information see Backgrounder.
Discover award winning innovation success stories that have been recognized by the program.
Be innovative in the kitchen, visit Foodland Ontario and try new recipes.
Mark Cripps, Minister's Office, 416-326-3069