Food and Beverage Ontario is the organization of choice for members of the processing community – a community that contributes over $42 billion annually and is the number one employer in Ontario.
We advocate for all categories of Ontario processor business and help them to build successful businesses locally and around the globe.
About the food and beverage processing industry
If you like eating, food and beverage processing is important. Ontario’s 3,800+ processing business make a huge variety of food and drink. In fact, over 65% of the fresh product that comes from Ontario farms goes into processing facilities. Think about bread, pizza, cookies, candies, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, frozen vegetables, packaged salads, sausages, beef, chicken and lasagnas – all these products come from Ontario’s processing sector.
Ontarians are employed by Ontario’s food and beverage industry
Ontario’s food and beverage industry is made up of over
of Ontario businesses employ fewer than 100 people
Ontario’s food and beverage industry generates
billion dollars in revenue annually