Ontario food

Canada’s first centre for training skilled workers in food processing draws multinational companies to join Ontario Food Cluster’s $34 billion industry

Economic development executives from the Ontario Food Cluster are attending SIAL Brazil, The Latin American Food Marketplace, and the related Fispal Food Service Trade Show, promoting the new Conestoga College Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) among other strengths to international companies that want to invest in Ontario’s expanding $34 billion agri-food sector – an ­industry that includes $9.9 billion of exports.