Eligible applicants include Saskatchewan food processing companies that are regulated by a government agency (could include health, provincial or federally inspected facilities).
A recognized gap analysis is required for eligible applicants to access:
- Food safety training; and
- Food processor facility upgrades.
Facilities that solely process pet food/animal feed are not eligible under the program. Micro-breweries, wineries and distilleries are not eligible for this program.
Eligible projects/activities include:
Food Safety Training
Food processors can seek funding from the Ministry for plant-specific training related to critical control points and as outlined in the gap analysis.
Food Processor Facility Upgrade Program Eligible Expenses
Eligible expenses are related to upgrading operations to meet food safety standards as outlined in their gap analysis.