You've got a great food product.  You see the demand for local food.  You want to grow your food business. 

Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development can help you Build your Future in Food.

The Food and Agri-Product Processing branch (FAPP) provides services to entrepreneurs, food processors and organizations to strengthen the competitive position of Manitoba’s agriculture and agri-food industry in the domestic and global marketplace.   

Our business development specialists provide consulting services, workshops, training and access to market development activities that will help you:

  • connect with product and process development and nutritional labelling expertise
  • access Manitoba's internationally recognized Food Development Centre
  • access a licensed community kitchen or co-packer
  • prepare to sell your product to grocery stores and foodservice
  • set a price for your food product
  • test market your product at a farmers' market
  • expand your market outside of Manitoba
  • find financial assistance  

A variety of valuable resources can be found on the Food and Agri-Product Processing Resources page.  Visit this one-stop shop for factsheets, guidebooks, worksheets and directories to help you build your future in food. 

Food Development Centre

Manitoba's leading service for food entrepreneurs is the internationally recognized Food Development Centre in Portage la Prairie. It's a one-stop shop for research and product development of food ingredients and retail items.


For more information, please email us at Manitoba Agri Food