OMAFRA January 2018 Food Bulletin

OMAFRA January 2018 Food Bulletin

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Happy New Year! 2018 promises to be a year of networking for Ontario food and beverage manufacturers… this month’s bulletin highlights more than 10 separate event opportunities, including discounted exhibit space at Restaurants Canada Show 2018! Connect with buyers, industry experts and peers, and support your operation’s growth. Also read on to find out about new funding programs, how energy efficiency can save you money, and co-op student recruitment opportunities

Industry news

  1. Ontario manufacturers wanted for the Restaurant Canada Show 2018
  2. Energy efficiency and your bottom line (video)

What’s New from Ontario

  1. Save the date for PROFIT 2018 and Street Smart in 2018

Funding Opportunities

  1. Strategic Innovation Fund – applications wanted
  2. Food and beverage innovation funding
  3. Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program (TAP Canada)
  4. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ)


  1. January 11, 2018 – EMC Growing Forward 2 Food, Beverage, Bio and Ag Sector Event, London.
  2. January 20, 2018 – FarmSmart Agricultural Conference, University of Guelph
  3. January 31-Feb. 1, 2018 – Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference, London.
  4. February 21-22, 2018 – Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention (OFVC), Niagara Falls. Don’t miss OMAFRA’s Winery Session