Oe food 2010 report

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Oe food 2010 report

  1. 1. FOOD TEAMSector Report 2010 WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  2. 2. FOOD TEAM• The Food Team works to promote Eastern Ontario as a location for companies involved in the production and processing of foods, such as: » Dairies and Cheesemakers » Bakeries and Frozen Bread/Pastries » Agriculture and Grain Processing » Meat Processing » Dry and Processed Food » Artisan Sauces and others WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  3. 3. FOOD TEAM• Regardless of the strength of an economy, people still need to eat• Certain food sectors (organic, fancy foods) are showing strong growth WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  4. 4. FOOD TEAM• Ontario East is a good fit for food processing: • Connects three large markets • Good network of highways • Good labour • R & D facilities • Access to raw material • Excellent secondary linkages » Seaway, Rail, Air, Border Crossings WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  5. 5. FOOD TEAM• In our region, we have strong clusters of food processing: • Kelloggs (Belleville) • Burnbrae Farms (Brockville) • Lyreco (Kingston) • PepsiCo (Peterborough) • over 300 companies and counting WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  6. 6. FOOD TEAM• The Food Team is working to bring more food processing and related companies to Eastern Ontario • Several trade shows each year • Outreach to MEDT, AgFood Canada and Consulates • Lead Generation Efforts » Ongoing WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  7. 7. FOOD TEAM• We have developed a brochure• We are updating a directory of all food companies in Eastern Ontario• Working with the logistics team to map company activities WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  8. 8. FOOD TEAM• The Food Team is very active, participating in several world-class trade shows: • Winter Fancy Food Show – San Francisco • CRFA Show – Toronto • SIAL – Toronto • Summer Fancy Food Show – New York WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  9. 9. FOOD TEAM• The members of the Food Team are: • Brockville • Cornwall • Stormont Dundas and Glengarry • Lennox and Addington • Quinte West • Northumberland • Smiths Falls • Prince Edward County WWW.ONTEAST.COM
  10. 10. FOOD TEAM• Everybody has to eat. They might as well get their food from Eastern Ontario.• JOIN OUR FOOD TEAM and help make our voice a stronger one for Eastern Ontario • $4000 investments helps leverage a $100K effort WWW.ONTEAST.COM

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