2.6M boost in federal gov't funding for small food producers
The Food Processing Development Centre in Leduc, Alta., a 140,000-square-foot, Alberta government-owned facility, will receive $2.6 million toward equipment that will help companies develop new plant-based foods and products
This article is related to Canada’s food manufacturing and agricultural industries. Alfa Laval's complete process lines, separation, heat transfer and fluid handling products are used in canola processing plants, refineries and plant protein processing plants.
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“…The centre offers equipment and scientists to help food and beverage entrepreneurs with product research and development. Since 1984, the facility's focus has expanded from Alberta's meat industry to working with any food or beverage product…
…The funds being announced today comes from the budgets of the various federal economic development agencies, which focus on supporting hyper-local initiatives.
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In some cases, the funding represents deals that were in the works well before the pandemic, or is being given to the companies in the form of repayable loans…
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