Showcasing Local Agri-Food Innovators - McGuinty Government Honouring Recipients of Premier's Awards for Agri-food Innovation Excellence
August 29, 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 Ridgetown (Chatham region), honouring 10 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.
"Ontario's diverse agri-food sector is constantly advancing.
I congratulate these local winners for their innovative ideas and
contributions to the sector."
For more information see Backgrounder.
Discover award winning innovation success stories that have been recognized by the program.
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Mark Cripps, Minister's Office, 416-326-3069