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

The deadline for the Commercial Community Kitchen Food Enterprise Funding Program has been extended to January 7, 2019 at midnight.  The Program will provide 75 % funding to assist non-profit Commercial Community Kitchens to purchase specialized food processing equipment required by food entrepreneurs renting their kitchen facilities.


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

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.


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

Setting the Price for Your Food Product Workshops
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Brandon, MB
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Steinbach, MB
Thursday, February 28,2019
Portage La Prairie, MB
Click here for more information.