The 2015 Guide to Food and Beverage Manufacturing in Ontario – Now Available!

Are you looking for help to start, manage or grow your food business? OMAFRA’S 2015 Guide to Food and Beverage Manufacturing in Ontario is now available! This valuable resource can help entrepreneurs and existing companies learn more about growing and operating a food and beverage business in Ontario. It includes the advice, knowledge and experience of many successful food sector entrepreneurs and business development experts. Key sections offer helpful information on business and financial planning, a product costing model, guidelines for food safety, government regulations, and marketing a food product for success. The guide contains links to the many programs, services, industry contacts and resources that are available to food and beverage manufacturing businesses in Ontario.
Sections in the Guide include:
·         Starting your business with a plan and support
·         Stages of business growth
·         Financing your food and beverage business
·         Developing your product prototype
·         Marketing
·         Information Technology
·         Human Resources
·         Sustainability and Corporate social responsibility
·         Helpful links
Visit the OMAFRA site today to download a PDF of the guide in English (http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/business-development/guide.pdf)