Top News - Food and Beverage Industry
Check out the following news items for helpful updates on what
is happening in Ontario's food and beverage industry.
October 8, 2012
This Thanksgiving, Ontarians can be thankful that the province's
food processing industry continues to drive economic growth, create
jobs and serve up healthy, nutritious locally grown and made in
The 2013 Ontario Food Exporter Award recognizes an exporter's successful
expansion into new export markets, as well as their creativity and
excellence in approaching international markets.
October 1, 2012
What better way to celebrate farmers and their contribution to
Ontario's economy than buying local food this Agriculture Week.
September 18, 2012
Ontario is planning to introduce a bill that supports, promotes
and celebrates the good things grown and made in Ontario.
Agri-food Exports Reach New Heights
April 15, 2012
Ontario agri-food exports hit a record high of nearly $10 billion
in 2011, helping to strengthen the economy and create jobs for farmers
October 27, 2011
Sysco Canada Inc. is improving its efficiency and increasing the
demand for high-quality local food, which will create an estimated
35 new jobs and protect 135 existing positions for Ontario families.
These new jobs will build upon the 97,700 net new jobs that have
already been created in Ontario so far this year alone.
July 26, 2011
Dr. Oetker Canada, a leading food manufacturer, is expanding into
Southwestern Ontario, providing new opportunities for Ontario farmers
and creating 430 direct and indirect jobs for families in London.
July 15, 2011
Ontario is helping a local food processor in Perth County upgrade
its facilities to meet the demand for more locally-grown food.
July 8, 2011
A local meat processor is expanding and renovating its facilities
to increase production, meet customer demand and compete successfully.
July 5, 2011
Ontario's leading fresh mushroom producer is expanding its facility
and creating 80 new jobs to increase sales, stay competitive and
meet growing demand.
June 20, 2011
Renovations to a chocolate factory in Campbellford will help create
new jobs, grow the local economy and strengthen Ontario's agri-food
June 20, 2011
A cheese producer in St. Mary's is expanding its facilities to
create jobs, build new market opportunities and support local farmers.
June 9, 2011
Production at an organic bakery in Peterborough is growing, creating
13 new jobs and strengthening the local economy.
May 25, 2011
A new corn processing facility in Chatham will create 13 new jobs,
strengthen Ontario's agri-food sector and support local farmers.
May 12, 2011
BFG Canada Ltd. received the first-ever Ontario
Food Exporter Award during last evening's Canadian Agri-Food
Export Gala in Toronto.