Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association Expanding to New Markets

July 30, 2015

A Growing Forward 2 investment of over $72,000 will see the Northern Ontario
Aquaculture Association (NOAA) expand the export of freshwater rainbow trout to new markets.

NOAA will use an investment from GF2 to assist the freshwater rainbow trout agri-food sector to promote their high value products to the fish and seafood value chain.

In addition, NOAA will provide training sessions to educate stakeholders on export requirements including packaging and labeling requirements, different cultural and business practices, documentation requirements for regulatory, legal and tax implications, and other critical information.

“This strategic investment will help Ontario’s aquaculture industry expand into new markets, increase its competitiveness and find new innovative ways of doing business,” said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz.

“To help Ontario's agri-food businesses expand into international markets, we need to provide them with the tools and support they need to make sound business decisions. By supporting organizations like the Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association, we are helping to strengthen our northern communities and foster economic growth across the province,” said Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, ...

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