Thursday, August 5, 2021

Appllications open for $6 million

Applications are now open for $6 million from a federal-provincial program to fund projects for beverage and food companies in Ontario.

Applications for the first phase opened this week for projects that enhance food safety and provide economic development.

A second phase will follow next month for projects to improve labour productivity and efficiency and to reduce food waste.

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs gave examples for the first phase:

-- implementing new technology to improve food safety; 

- developing new products to increase sales, and 


- improving animal health through preventing the introduction and spread of disease throughout an operation.