CFO Connects - Transforming How the Chicken Industry Does Business

October 08, 2014

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) have been approved for up to $573,964, under Growing Forward 2 (GF2), to implement a digital business operating system, CFO Connects. CFO Connects is leveraging best-in-class technology to enable and deliver enhanced farmer-member and industry service that will improve the business practices, leadership capabilities and overall capacity of chicken farmers and chicken industry value chain stakeholders.

Since its implementation, CFO Connects is simplifying, streamlining, standardizing and automating all operations and systems to enhance quality and productivity, improve customer service, manage costs, stimulate innovation, and support risk management.

"The Ontario chicken industry generates almost $3 billion worth of economic activity and it is crucial that we continue to make the necessary investments in data management and communications infrastructure that is required of a modern innovative integrated supply chain," said Henry Zantingh, Chair, Chicken Farmers of Ontario.

The goals of this project align with the GF2 Area of Focus of Assurance Systems as CFO Connects will continue to strengthen the food safety system through the implementation of a digital ...

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