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Ontario food processors: access SODP before Dec 22, 2009

Strong Ontario food and beverage processors – particularly those located in communities that have been hardhit by the recent economic downturn – are encouraged to apply to the Southern Ontario Development Program (SODP). SODP’s food and beverage initiative includes a $20 million fund of federal interest-free loans for upgrades, expansions, or modernization of commercial food and beverage production facilities, or fund a strategy to access new markets.



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Posted on December 15, 2009 at 10:18am

$20 million fund good news for Ontario food processors

Minister Goodyear announces investment to support Ontario’s food and beverage processors



The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced a $20 million investment today in Guelph that will allow food and beverage processors operating in Southern Ontario access to funds to expand, modernize, innovate and/or improve their competitiveness.



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Posted on November 10, 2009 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

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At 9:05pm on January 14, 2010, Steve Twynstra said…
Thanks Lisa! I felt I needed to be a bit candid with this audience....and send a semblance of producer reality. I would LOVE to have a public debate with Eric re loblaws local food purchasing behaviour. I realize they need to stay in biz too but I don't appreciate the spin they attempt with their advertising.

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At 10:35pm on October 29, 2009, Len Kahn said…
Absokutely! Let's have a virtual beer sometime...
 
 
 

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Grain Growers of Canada deliver ‘Speech from the Combine’

In advance of the federal Speech from the Throne, which will be delivered later this week, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has released its own “Speech from the Combine,” a video asking for government support for Canada’s grain industry in order to drive the post pandemic recovery.

Winter Barley is Making a Comeback in Ontario!

While not a “new” crop to Ontario, winter barley is slowly making a come back!

Recipients of 2020 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship

4-H Ontario is pleased to announce the 2020 Ontario recipients of the John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship, Maggie-Jo Hickson (Kawartha Lakes Haliburton) and Matthew Sterling (Chatham-Kent).

National allocations for A-167 set at +0.5%

National allocation for A-167 was set at +0.5% above the adjusted base at the Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) meeting on September 21, 2020.

2021 Grains Innovation Fund now Accepting Applications

Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers has opened applications for the Grains Innovation Fund, which supports retail and industry projects that develop novel value-added uses or promote new markets for Ontario grains.

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