Need Help to Start, Manage or Grow a Food Business? If so, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) offers many resources to individuals and businesses starting or growing a food processing business.
A good place to start is with the 2015 Guide To Food And Beverage Manufacturing in Ontario. Whether you are new to the food industry and working on a business start-up or need assistance with the expansion of an existing operation, you will find the information in this guide and its easy-to-follow tools and templates will help you:
- Plan for a food processing business’s start-up and ongoing success
- Take a product from concept to market
- Set product price point
- Find and sell to customers
- Learn about the programs, services and resources that are available to food processing business in Ontario
You will find the Guide along with other OMAFRA resources for food processing businesses at ontario.ca/foodbusiness.
Julie Poirier Mensinga – Agriculture Development Advisor
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs – Verner