Quinta Quinoa shortlisted for Bridge2Food Protein Awards 2017

Quinta Quinoa has been shortlisted for the Bridge2Food Protein Awards 2017, in the Best Plant Based Food category. Bridge2Food works to facilitate connections between food professionals across the world, while the Protein Awards celebrate companies that are driving innovation in the Protein industry by creating new plant-based and high protein foods. We are honoured to be one of three…

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Grain Farmers of Ontario Call for Research Proposals

Dear Researcher, Grain Farmers of Ontario has opened their 2018 Call for Research Proposals. The deadline to submit proposals this year is Friday, November 24, 2017 at 4pm EST. Investment in research is a long-term strategic initiative of the Grain Farmers of Ontario. Our goal is to target our research, innovation and knowledge transfer investments…

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Katan Kitchens Pilots Gluten-Free Oat Certification Program

Katan Kitchens is excited to announce that it has successfully received funding through the federal-provincial-territorial Growing Forward 2 (GF2) of up to $17,195 to work with producers in Northern Ontario to pilot a premium gluten-free oat certification program. Grain Farmers of Ontario is supporting the project through funding provided by the 2017 Grains Innovation Fund.…

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Advonex International Opens State of the Art Facility

Advonex International celebrated the Grand Opening of its new facility on September 6th, 2017. The company’s new facility, situated in Elizabethtown-Kitley, is where a new state-of-the-art production facility will be constructed, which will manufacture innovative products to meet the growing global demand for sustainable, renewable materials. Advonex is poised to be the leader in the…

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Local Grown Salads moving to feed New York City

Local Grown Salads announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with a NYC-based leading EcoSmart developer, GreenStreet. The agreement envisions deploying Indoor Vertical Farms in new and renovated buildings throughout the City of New York. GreenStreet is actively developing mixed-use properties under its GreenStreet Garden brand that will locate Local Grown Salads…

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20th Anniversary Event

Coming up fast – join us on September 28th for food, fun and song as we celebrate 20 years of impact and innovation in Ontario Agriculture. Our 20th Anniversary Celebration will offer a keynote talk from the new Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Greg Meredith. This will be followed by an exceptional meal by renowned chef Brian…

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Annual General Meeting 2016

Theme of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Ontario Agri-Food Technologies was “Exploring Food Innovation from OAFT’s Perspective.” Over a fast-paced four hour session, 16 speakers talked about the experiences of their companies and organizations with innovation and growth related to Ontario’s agriculture. OAFT President Dr. Tyler Whale set the stage with his opening comments…

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