Make Manitoba Agriculture your first point of contact for help as you build your future in food and agri-products.  Food and Agri-Product Processing business development specialists offer consulting and pathfinding services, workshops, training and access to market development activities that will help you manage and grow your business.  Contact us today by emailing

The Food and Agri-Product Processing Branch provides services to entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations to strengthen the competitive position of Manitoba's food and agri-product processing industries in the domestic and global marketplace. 

Visit the Starting a Food Business section for resources and tools to help you build your future in food. 

A variety of valuable resources can be found in the Resources section.  Visit this one-stop shop for factsheets, guidebooks, worksheets and directories.

In the About the Sector section, you can learn about exciting new opportunities to manufacture products from agricultural fibre and crop by-products. 

What's New

Considering expanding your markets outside of the province?  Use the Getting Ready to Export your Food Product checklist to determine your level of export readiness.

NEW intake deadlines have been set for the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Ag Action Manitoba for Agri-Processors program.
Capital Assets and Equipment under $1M - May 15, 2019
Capital Assets and Equipment over $1M - continuous intake
Market Development - June 7, 2019

Invest.  Build.  Grow.  Manitoba is your investment destination for food and agri-product processing.  Check out the Manitoba Investment Factsheet.

If you have a food product and want to get it onto retail shelves, check out this webinar - Food Safety Requirements for Marketing a Food Product in Manitoba.  The webinar will outline food safety requirements, contacts and steps to obtain the necessary permits.

Did you know that the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations have been in effect since January 15, 2019?  Learn more about the new regulations, requirements and timelines on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency website.


Upcoming Events

Grocery Store Tour for Food Processors
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Sobeys Extra, 2850 Pembina Highway
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
For details or to register, click here.


Basics of Exporting Workshop
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Best Western Plus Pembina Inn & Suites
1714 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
For details or to register, click here.