Make Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development your first point of contact for help as you build your future in food and agri-products. We provide 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. 

Our 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

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

Assistance with the scale up of your food and beverage products for commercialization can be provided by ARD-Food Development Centre (ARD-FDC). ARD-FDC is a fee-for-service facility that provides technical and research assistance for agri-food businesses, with a services focus on plant and animal protein products and ingredients to support the Manitoba Protein Advantage (MPA). Contact us today by emailing

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

COVID-19 Recovery
Are you looking for guidance for your business during the COVID-19 pandemic?  There are many resources available to support businesses during this challenging time. Visit the Food and Ag Processing Resources page to see a list of COVID-19 Recovery resources. These links will lead you to programs, tools and resources to help you plan for recovery, build resilience and adapt your business to thrive in the new normal.
Is Your Food Company Ready for E-commerce?
With growing local competition and the increased use of the internet, greater emphasis on convenience and product customization among all demographic segments, it is becoming more important than ever for food companies to expand their business marketing channels. Before taking your food business online, consider using our new Is Your Company Ready for E-commerce? resource to help you assess your overall e-commerce readiness.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) E-commerce resource hub
AAFC has established an E-commerce resource hub where Canadian agri-food companies can access resources to take advantage of global opportunities to sell food and beverage products online.  Two new resources have been posted to familiarize Canadian agri-food companies with e-commerce and digital business.
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