The Ontario Food Cluster: world class opportunities for the global agri-food sector.

The Ontario Food Cluster attracts international investment to its thriving cluster of 3,000 food and beverage companies. Ontario is one of North America's largest agri-food sectors. Companies locate here because they are close to more than 200 agricultural commodities and a market of 460 million consumers.

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Low Taxes

The combined federal-provinical corporate income tax rate is almost 13% lower than the US and is competitive with G-7 countries. 

Business Support

The federal and provincial governments actively support the agri-food industry through financial assistance and tax incentive programs. 


Industry Growth

Leading international and major domestic food and beverage manufactures are located in Ontario to take advantage of local market assets.

Ontario’s expanding agri-food cluster includes internationally focused companies

This includes ADM, General Mills Canada, Grissin Bon, H.J. Heinz Company of Canada, Labatt Breweries of Canada, Maple Leaf Foods, Kellogg Canada, Saputo, Sleeman Breweries, Royal Canin Canada, Dare Foods, Ferrero Canada, Dr. Oetker Canada, McCormick Canada, Cargill Canada, George Weston Ltd., Unilever and Diageo Canada Inc.