The Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) marketing board has won the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence for its internet service, CFO Connects.
The program connects about 1,200 farmers, three hatcheries, 19 poultry transporters and 16 processors into a connected supply chain.
“We are honoured and proud of the recognition received by the premier for our achievements with enhancing quality and productivity, improving customer service, stimulating innovation and supporting risk management through the implementation of CFO Connects,” said CFO chairman Henry Zantingh.
Other winners in the Niagara-Halton region are:
Cave Spring Cellars based in Jordan Station
Northend Gardens 1991 Inc. based in Jordan Station
Tigchelaar Berry Farms Inc. based in Vineland
Vineland Growers' Cooperative Ltd. based in Jordan Station