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.  Call today at 204-239-3362 or 1-800-870-1044 (toll-free in Canada).

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 to connect with Manitoba facilities that research, develop, process and co-pack food products. 

A variety of valuable resources can be found in the Resources section.  Visit this one-stop shop for factsheets, guidebooks, worksheets and directories to help you build your future in food.

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

If you have a food product and want to get it onto retail shelves, check out this NEW 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.
The food package and label are important marketing tools to convey information to your customer.  To find out the labelling requirements, check out the Food Labelling Requirements factsheet.  Things to consider when choosing your packaging material can be found on the Food
Did you know that the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations come into effect on January 15, 2019?  Learn more about the new regulations, requirements and timelines on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency website.

Upcoming Events

NEW: Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Workshops
Wednesay, October 24 and Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Winnipeg, MB
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Portage La Prairie, MB
See attached poster for more information.
Prairie Food Summit
2018 Manitoba Food Ingredients Conference & Expo
Wednesday, November 7
Winnipeg, MB
See attached or visit for more information.
Grocery Store Tour for Food Processors
Wednesday, November 21
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Steinbach, MB
For more information, click here.