Monday, October 19, 2020

Multi-million-dollar funding for Ontario dairy processors

The Canadian Government is providing more than $2.5 million in funding to support Ontario dairy processors and to enhance productivity.

Kawartha Dairy and Mariposa Dairy specifically will receive a total of more than $85,000 under the Emergency Processing Fund to enhance worker safety in their facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund, the Government of Canada has approved over $28 million in funding for 29 projects across Ontario that will benefit cheese, yogurt, cream and butter processors.

The Dairy Processing Investment Fund, valued at $100 million, is designed to help dairy processors modernize their operations, improving productivity and competitiveness.

The Emergency Processing Fund will provide up to $77.5 million to help food processors safeguard the health and safety of workers and their families due to the impacts of the pandemic.

“These investments will help to modernise Ontario’s dairy processing operations, which will increase productivity and enhance competitiveness,” said Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

“By providing for the urgent health and safety needs of workers in these facilities, we are helping these essential operations maintain food production and meet new public health protocol requirements.”

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our news site - please take a moment to read this important message:

As you know, our aim is to bring you, the reader, an editorially led news site and magazine but journalism costs money and we rely on advertising, print and digital revenues to help to support them.

With the Covid-19 pandemic having a major impact on our industry as a whole, the advertising revenues we normally receive, which helps us cover the cost of our journalists and this website, have been drastically affected.

As such we need your help. If you can support our news sites/magazines with either a small donation of even £1, or a subscription to our magazine, which costs just £31.50 per year, (inc p&P and mailed direct to your door) your generosity will help us weather the storm and continue in our quest to deliver quality journalism.

As a subscriber, you will have unlimited access to our web site and magazine. You'll also be offered VIP invitations to our events, preferential rates to all our awards and get access to exclusive newsletters and content.

Just click here to subscribe and in the meantime may I wish you the very best.
















Latest news

Firmenich & Novozymes launch novel sugar reduction solution

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, and Danish biological solution leader Novozymes, have launched a new jointly developed natural sugar reduction...

Goya expands manufacturing & distribution capacity

Hispanic food producer, Goya Foods, has invested $80 million to expand its manufacturing and distribution facility in Brookshire, Texas. The expansion includes the purchase of...

Improve your pack room equipment

Kite Packaging has recently expanded two of its popular pack room products – its dynamic gummed paper tape machine and glue gun bundles. Efficiency in...

Multi-million-dollar funding for Ontario dairy processors

The Canadian Government is providing more than $2.5 million in funding to support Ontario dairy processors and to enhance productivity. Kawartha Dairy and Mariposa Dairy...

Barry Callebaut breaks ground on new Ecuadorian cocoa facility

Barry Callebaut has broken ground for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art cocoa facility in Durán as the Swiss chocolate specialist aims to grow...

FRUIT LOGISTICA shifts the date and adapts concept

FRUIT LOGISTICA will take place in 2021 as a Special Edition and is rescheduling to 18 to 20 May 2021 to host its trade...

Related news

Firmenich & Novozymes launch novel sugar reduction solution

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, and Danish biological solution leader Novozymes, have launched a new jointly developed natural sugar reduction...

Goya expands manufacturing & distribution capacity

Hispanic food producer, Goya Foods, has invested $80 million to expand its manufacturing and distribution facility in Brookshire, Texas. The expansion includes the purchase of...

Improve your pack room equipment

Kite Packaging has recently expanded two of its popular pack room products – its dynamic gummed paper tape machine and glue gun bundles. Efficiency in...

Barry Callebaut breaks ground on new Ecuadorian cocoa facility

Barry Callebaut has broken ground for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art cocoa facility in Durán as the Swiss chocolate specialist aims to grow...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close