GTA  Food and Beverage Cluster By: Tatiane Sensini
GTA Stats <ul><li>Annual Sales of $17 Billiob </li></ul><ul><li>More than 2,000 manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Over half ...
Key industry players <ul><li>Cadbury Shweppes </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell Soup Company Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Cargill Li...
Toronto Food Business Incubator <ul><li>Non-profit organization that nurtures and assists entrepreneurs and small entrepri...
TFBI cont’d <ul><li>Members are able to use industry-standard equipment that help turn enterprises into commercial food bu...
Guelph Food Technology Centre <ul><li>independent, non-profit organization </li></ul><ul><li>Within an hour drive of Toron...
Chicago, IL <ul><li>6.5 parents created per 10,000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Highest level of multi-culturalism withing ...
California <ul><li>Largest exporting state - shipping $50,000 worth of food products </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacture: fruits...
California cont’d <ul><li>Employed 183,300 people in 1999, composing 11% of the nation’s total </li></ul><ul><li>Major cro...
Events - CRFA Show <ul><li>Held in Toronto in March 7-9, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>P...
<ul><li>Thank - You </li></ul>
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  1. 1. GTA Food and Beverage Cluster By: Tatiane Sensini
  2. 2. GTA Stats <ul><li>Annual Sales of $17 Billiob </li></ul><ul><li>More than 2,000 manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Over half of the province’s food processing is taking place in the GTA </li></ul><ul><li>Growth rate of 5% yearly </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key industry players <ul><li>Cadbury Shweppes </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell Soup Company Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Cargill Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Kraft Canada, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Maple Leafe Foods </li></ul><ul><li>Nestle Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Unilever Canada Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Weston Bakeries Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Wrigley’s Canada </li></ul>
  4. 4. Toronto Food Business Incubator <ul><li>Non-profit organization that nurtures and assists entrepreneurs and small entreprises </li></ul><ul><li>Goal of sustaining economic growth </li></ul><ul><li>Facility located at the Toronto commercial food sector </li></ul>
  5. 5. TFBI cont’d <ul><li>Members are able to use industry-standard equipment that help turn enterprises into commercial food businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment available: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walk-in freezer/cooler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deli-style meat cutters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleaveland Gas Kettle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MCO Convection Oven,etc. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Guelph Food Technology Centre <ul><li>independent, non-profit organization </li></ul><ul><li>Within an hour drive of Toronto </li></ul><ul><li>Always searching for solutions in food technology </li></ul><ul><li>One of North America’s foremost research and consulting facilities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chicago, IL <ul><li>6.5 parents created per 10,000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Highest level of multi-culturalism withing the nation </li></ul><ul><li>Over 67,711 people employed in the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Food sector in the state - $460,000/year </li></ul>
  8. 8. California <ul><li>Largest exporting state - shipping $50,000 worth of food products </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacture: fruits, juices, sauces, snacks, nuts, seasonings, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Beverage manufacturing is equal to 19% of food processing jobs in California </li></ul>
  9. 9. California cont’d <ul><li>Employed 183,300 people in 1999, composing 11% of the nation’s total </li></ul><ul><li>Major crop producer for companies such as Campbells Soup, V-8 juices and salsa </li></ul>
  10. 10. Events - CRFA Show <ul><li>Held in Toronto in March 7-9, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Participants are given seminars in order to better distribute their crops </li></ul><ul><li>Advertised on Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Website for better exposure </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Thank - You </li></ul>
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