Governments help Vaughan food processors become more innovative and competitive

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are providing more than $5.4 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help food processing businesses improve food safety, increase labour productivity and enable better access to markets.

Of the 75 funded projects, three are Vaughan-based:

  • Arla Foods will receive up to $200,000 to purchase and install a new Paneer processing and packaging line at their facility to improve overall product quality and consistency and to reduce labour costs and increase production capacity.
  • Leone Fine Foods will receive up to $23,937 to hire a consultant to develop a food safety program (HACCP) and to resurface the flooring to meet food safety requirements while working towards the HACCP certification.
  • Quality Cheese will receive up to $100,000 to implement a first-time ERP system, for greater business efficiency and better reporting for business decisions.

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