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  • Governments Supporting Ontario Horticulture Industry

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping the province's horticulture industry address production challenges, respond to consumer demands and bring new products and technologies to market with an investment of $26.5 million in the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.

  • Brewing Up New Jobs

    Ontario is helping a high-quality custom coffee roaster expand so it can take advantage of the growing market for single-serve coffee while creating and supporting more than 400 jobs. 

  • New Jobs Fresh From the Oven

    Ontario is helping a leading producer of baked goods expand to further strengthen the province's food processing sector and create and support more than 1,000 jobs. 

  • Statement on Bee Health Working Group Report

    Kathleen Wynne, Premier and Minister of Agriculture and Food, issued the following statement today on the release of the Ontario Bee Health Working Group's report: 

  • Celebrating Ontario Food Champions

    Ontario is recognizing 66 grocery retailers with Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards for their outstanding efforts to promote fresh Ontario food. 

  • Province Helping Homegrown Food Processor Expand

    Ontario is helping Thomas Canning build a new state-of-the-art fruit and vegetable processing facility that will support local farmers and create 40 new full-time jobs.

  • Governments Helping Pork Industry Fight PED

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping the pork industry step up measures to contain the spread of the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus.

  • Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Investigation

    Ontario is conducting an investigation on a hog farm in Middlesex County after a suspected finding of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus.  

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