Expand Into New Markets with ‘Selling Food to Ontario’ Workshop

Friday, January 22, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 1.37.09 PMIf you are a farmer or small food processor, an upcoming “Selling Food to Ontario” workshop may be of interest to you.

Learn how to access new market channels on March 9th, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the OMAFRA Vineland Resource Centre (4890 Victoria Ave N, Vineland Station).

Create new opportunities for your farm or food processing business by learning how to expand into new markets such as grocery stores, restaurants, food hubs, schools, universities and other public institutions.

Topics will include:
– Market channel opportunities (who’s buying, how and customer expectations)
– Basics of food regulations
– Pricing for profit
– Getting your product in a retail store and keeping it there
– Food packaging and labelling

The workshop is free of charge, but space is limited. Register by contacting the Agricultural Information Contact Centre: 1-877-424-1300; TTY 1-855-696-2811; ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca.

You can also download the flyer here.