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Processor – Food Safety and Traceability Training


Maximum of $1,500


Processor – Food Safety and Traceability Training provide support  for food safety or traceability training from a qualified third party to increase knowledge and adoption of recognized food safety or traceability systems.

Eligible Applicants

Meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a new processor business (new entrant) that:
    • Constitutes a legal person
    • Is new to the food and agri-product processing industry and has business projections that demonstrate potential annual gross business income of $30,000 or more within three years of applying
    • Files personal income taxes in Ontario
    • Has not filed taxes of $30,000 or more in annual gross business revenue as a food or agri-product processing business in the two years prior to applying for funding
    • Has a valid Premises Identification (PID) Number (if a processing facility is established)
  • Be involved with food products for human consumption
  • Have 100 or fewer employees

Eligible Expenses

Costs for courses, training and materials from a third- party training institution or industry expert related to the adoption of food safety or traceability practices or programs.

Food safety courses may be offered by:

  • Colleges or universities
  • National or international food safety program owners
  • Accredited/approved auditing bodies for national or international food safety programs
  • Not-for-profit industry organizations
  • Licensed pest control companies
  • Sanitation companies

Deadline Date

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Contact Name: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Phone Number: 1-877-424-1300

E-mail Address:


Industry: Agriculture, Location: Ontario ,
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