If so, money is available to help you invest in assuring you can prove it. While assurance systems fall under the Growing Forward 2 program, they are also an eligible expense for reimbursement from this grant, if you buy Ontario.
The local food fund provides a 50% cost share grant to increase awareness, access to and demand for local Ontario food. The local food fund is a three year initiative with up to $10 million per year to support local food projects.
Product Categories include:
- Regional and Local Food Networks
- Enhanced Technology, Capacity or Minor Capital
- Research and Best Practices
- Marketing, Promotion and Education
Integrated software systems can provide you with the fast, accurate and reliable one up and one down traceability you need while providing ways of increasing profits as a result of tracking that information. Enhanced technology such as ERP Traceability systems or hand held barcode scanning systems can help business grow allowing you to manage more production and information with the same people.
Eligible project costs include:
- Computer hardware and software upgrades
- Renovations and retrofits
- Marketing and promotion costs
For more information on the Local Food Fund, talk to your Minotaur traceability specialist or Click here