Explore our services for food developers, agri-processors and aspiring entrepreneurs. The Food and Agri-Product Processing Branch has the people, the experience and the expertise to take your food or agri-product to the next level.  We can connect you to partners, suppliers and expertise as you move from concept to market.

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.  The branch provides information and intelligence, pathfinding, tools and marketing and business consultancy services.  Delivery of programs and services is supported by training events, resource materials and outreach missions.

Visit the Food Commercialization section to connect with Manitoba facilities that research, develop and process food products. In the About the Sector section, you can learn about exciting new opportunities to manufacture products from agricultural fibre and crop by-products. 

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A variety of valuable resources can be found on the Food and -Product Processing Resources pageAgri-Product Processing Resources page.  Visit this one-stop shop for factsheets, guidebooks, worksheets and directories to help you build your future in food. 
Interested in writing a marketing plan for your food product?  Check out Writing a Marketing Plan for your Food Product for eight steps to get you started.

If you are a food manufacturer and you are not selling to the food service industry, you might be missing an opportunity.  Check out What Food Manufacturers Need to Know to Sell to the Food Service Industry

Rent a commercial community kitchen to develop your food product idea and keep your costs low while you grow your business.
Upcoming Events
Exporting – Next Steps Workshop
Are you ready to export your food products to the United States? Join us for a one-day workshop that will provide you with the necessary information to export your food product to the U.S.
Thursday, March 22
8:30 - 4:30 p.m.        
Holiday Inn Winnipeg-South, 1330 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg
For more information, please contact
Linda MacDiarmid, 204-982-6372 ext 104
Growing Opportunities with Local Food
Thursday, April 12 - 9
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Neepawa, MB
Click here for more information