Article Date 08/07/2019

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Federal government invests in organic products

Source Food In Canada

The CanadaOrganic Trade Association received funding of $992,131 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s AgriMarketing Program. The funding will support the industry in resolving market access issues, ensuring Canadian organic products remain competitive. The funding will create export and domestic opportunities to promote the “Canada Organic” brand. 

The project includes activities such as attending trade shows, hosting incoming missions, participating in international trade advocacy meetings and creating a retailer training webinar series and manual.

The Government of Canada has also recently supported a review of organic standards and has provided program support to the Organic Federation of Canada to help maintain the sector’s sustainability.

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