Food Centre receives federal funding for two initiatives

-- posted July 26, 2019 --

The Food Centre received $3.5 million through the Regional Innovation Ecosystems program to expand its facilities and install equipment to develop and manufacture new products from plant-based ingredients.  They project directly supports Saskatchewan’s value-added food processing industry.  It is expected to assist 30 small- to medium-sized businesses in its first 18 months of operations.

NEWS RELEASE: https://www.canada.ca/en/western-economic-diversification/news/2019/07/innovative-saskatchewan-employers-receive-federal-support-to-create-hundreds-of-new-jobs-and-opportunities.html

The Food Centre received $1M to provide business support to women entrepreneurs in the food processing sector.  The Food Centre has launched it's AWESOME program under this funding to grow and advance women-owned businesses in the food processing sector through specific business development services.  Stay tuned on our website for more information on this programming.

NEWS RELEASE: https://www.canada.ca/en/innovation-science-economic-development/news/2019/07/minister-goodale-announces-women-entrepreneurship-strategy-investments.html