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  • Ontario Creating New Guide to Help Companies Increase Exports

    Ontario will help agri-food businesses successfully expand into international markets and improve their readiness to do business internationally by developing a Food Export Roadmap - a reference guide about exporting products to foreign markets.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Opens New Marketing Office in Chongqing, China

    Ontario is opening a new international-marketing office in Chongqing, China that will help Ontario companies develop strategic partnerships and find investment opportunities in southwest China.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • New Trade Advisor to Improve Ontario's Access to Chinese Markets

    Ontario is creating a new Beijing-based agri-food trade advisor position to help the province's agri-food sector expand into the Chinese market. The new in-market trade advisor will be a seasoned food industry professional with business experience in global markets.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Expanding Wine Exports to China

    Ontario exports of the province's wine into China are significantly expanding with two important agreements that will bring millions in investment to the province's wineries.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Exporting More Maple Products to China

    Ontario's 2015 Agri-Food Trade Mission to China is yielding a new business agreement for one of the province's most iconic edible exports, maple syrup and maple products.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Beefs Up Support for Feeder Cattle Industry

    Ontario is doubling the individual loan limits to allow feeder cattle farmers, especially farmers starting out, to buy more feeder cattle at competitive interest rates.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Delegation to Join Ministers on Agri-Food Trade Mission to China

    Ontario will be embarking on an agri-food trade mission to China starting April 16, 2015 to build on the success of the province's agri-food exporters in China, introduce a new group of businesses and organizations to this important market, and to set the stage for growth and job creation in Ontario.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Taste Ontario's Sweetest Season

    After a long winter, Ontario's maple trees produce the sap used to make delicious maple products that you can enjoy such as syrup, maple butter, taffy, candy, sauces and maple sap drinks.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Recognizing Excellence in Retailing Local Food

    Minister Jeff Leal presented the 2015 Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards to sixty-nine grocery retailers, from across the province, for their creative in-store displays, making it easier for consumers to recognize and buy the good things that grow in Ontario.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Recognizes Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

    With spring quickly approaching and Ontario farmers getting ready to start a new growing season, it is important to remind everyone that they have a role to play in helping ensure our farms are safe places to live, work and raise a family.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Building Up Ontario's Wine and Grape Sector

    Ontario is working with the wine and grape sector to increase competitiveness and innovation, while growing the sales of Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines and boosting tourism to Ontario's wine regions.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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