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Producer – Develop New Products or Processes

Value

Maximum of $15,000

Description

Producer – Develop New Products or Processes provides support to producers who wish to significantly increase their sales by developing new products or processes.

Eligible Applicants

  • Producers who wish to significantly increase their sales by developing new products or processes.
  •  Completed GYFP Workshop and Action Plan Review within the last five years (or equivalent)
  • Completed a business or marketing plan

Eligible Expenses

  • Third-party advisory costs for product and process development activities, which may include:
    • Regulatory review
    • Ingredient, material or packaging sourcing
    • Formulation development
    • Process development
    • Scale-up trials
    • Shelf life determination
    • Testing or analysis to verify and complement development process, including: nutritional, microbial, chemical, allergen or sensory/consumer
    • Product physical testing
    • Packaging-related activities, including testing to ensure compatibility with product
    • Labelling development and design for marketing purposes
    • Labelling development to ensure compliance with regulations
    • Capital expenses and installation or configuration costs related to:
      • Acquiring new processing equipment and technology in support of the development of new value-added agri-food/ agricultural products (including equipment to package and label products)
      • Retrofitting or modifications of existing processing equipment and technology, and/or software systems in support of the development of new value-added agri-food/ agricultural products (including equipment to package and label products)
    • First-time training of key personnel on new, project-related equipment, technology and processes (e.g., train the trainer) related to value-added agri-food/agricultural products
  • One-time costs for rental of facilities, processing equipment, or machinery required specifically for the project
  • In-kind contributions

Deadline Date

  Please click the link indicated below for update.

Contact

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

Phone Number: 1-877-424-1300

E-mail Address: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca

Website: https://ontarioprogramguides.net/pc-en-emim-pd-c/

Industry: Agriculture, Location: Ontario ,
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