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Ontario Food Cluster takes its team to Chicago to attract fast-growth store brand market to “Canada’s kitchen”

Chicago, IL – 2012 PLMA Private Label Trade Show – Nov. 12, 2012 – The Canadian agri-food sector’s leading “store brand,” the Ontario Food Cluster, is attending America’s largest private label tradeshow in Chicago this week to encourage international food and beverage buyers and suppliers to follow the lead of Horizon Milling G.P. by investing and becoming part of Ontario’s $39 billion, 3,200-company food and beverage processing sector. Sparked by private label dollar share hitting a record high of $59.9 billion in 2011, economic development executives from the Ontario Food Cluster, also known as “Canada’s kitchen” are attending the 2012 PLMA Private Label Trade Show to highlight the cluster’s stellar reputation for reliable, sustainable sources of agricultural raw materials, state-of-the-art automated food processing methods, and… Continue reading Ontario Food Cluster takes its team to Chicago to attract fast-growth store brand market to “Canada’s kitchen”

Economic Development receives funding for investment attraction activities

GUELPH, ON, March 14, 2012- Guelph Economic Development will receive $95,000 as part of the Invest Canada Community Initiatives program through the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. This funding will be used in two capacities, to support the investment attraction program of the Ontario Food Cluster (OFC) and implement the first phase of the Economic Development and Tourism Services Marketing Strategy. “Guelph is promoted through the collective marketing efforts and lead generation activities of the OFC. This cluster has the critical mass to showcase and successfully promote our region as an ideal investment location for agri-food business,” says Barbara Maly Senior Business Development Specialist – Agri-food and Innovation Sectors. Guelph is the lead organization for the Ontario Food Cluster in 2012 and… Continue reading Economic Development receives funding for investment attraction activities