What We Do


Food Company & Product Development Support

A key area of focus for the Food Island Partnership is supporting the growth and success of PEI food businesses.  Our approach is to listen and understand the unique needs of each company and provide customized support to help the company meet its objectives.  This support can be provided in several forms including: advice/mentorship, connections to expertise and partnership opportunities, and a streamlined approach to linking you with the program support that will best suit your company's needs.

For more information on what Food Island Partnership's Food Company & Product Development can do for your product contact Tyson MacInnis today.


PROJECT EXAMPLE 1

Emergence Incubator Program

 

Emergence is a virtual business incubator focused on food-to-pharma. Companies receive comprehensive support customized to their needs and benefit from experienced mentorship, 70/30% cost shared specialist services and established networks.


JOIN US

Membership applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. If you are interested in joining our program, we welcome you to contact us.

The membership application is available online and enrolment is subject to the company’s eligibility to participate in the program. 


SERVICES AVAILABLE

At Emergence we know that building a successful company takes commitment and time. Our program was designed with those principles in mind. We focus on long-term relationships and flexible services to help you grow and prosper. The following programs are examples of support offered to Emergence member companies:


 




PROJECT EXAMPLE 2

Food Packaging Pilot Program

The Food Packaging Pilot program has been developed to provide assistance (cost sharing & connection to food packaging expertise) to PEI food companies and new start-up food companies who are seeking to differentiate their product in the marketplace in part through the development of a new packaging concept, and/or require assistance to address a specific technical packaging challenge.

Deadline for applications is December 1, 2015. Click below for program information and the program application form.

Food Packaging Program Information

Food Packaging Program Application Form



News Articles

January 4, 2016
Canada's Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations
Download Session 1 & 2 of Keith Hussar's "Canada's Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations" more

January 4, 2016
Overview of Domestic and International Trade Agreements
Download Kal Whitnell's "Overview of Domestic and International Trade Agreements" presentation more

December 21, 2015
BioFoodTech receives laboratory re-accreditation
Prince Edward Island’s BioFoodTech has recently received re-accreditation by the Standards Council more

November 25, 2015
Food Safety Information Sessions To Be Held in Charlottetown Next Month
Food Island Partnership has organized an all day information session explaining the new Safe Food more

November 2, 2015
Inaugural Food Island Day a Resounding Success
Held at the gorgeously renovated Clinton Hills barn, Food Island Day was a one-day symposium more

October 14, 2015
Certified Island Beef now for sale in local stores
Islanders are finally going to be able to buy premium beef products that until now have been sold on more

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About Us

Food Island Partnership is an organization dedicated to the Food Industry on Prince Edward Island.  We partner in projects with companies, industry partners, research, development and technology institutions to further the growth and profitability of the food industry of Prince Edward Island. Projects can be in the area of product development, productivity and... >

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134 Kent St.
National Bank Tower
Suite 302
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 8R8

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