Food Company Support

A key area of focus for the Food Island Partnership is supporting the growth of PEI food businesses. We provide support to value-added food companies through a series of activities:

Food Xcel

Food Xcel has been developed to help aspiring food entrepreneurs move their idea forward through a combination of progressive workshops, networking opportunities with food agencies, industry experts, and entrepreneurs and a chance to compete for a $25,000 award from Innovation PEI's Ignition Fund!

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Food Propel

Food Propel has been designed to help increase the profitability of success for companies at this growth stage through an intensive one-year accelerator program that includes dedicated mentor teams, workshops, market investigation, growth fund, and networking.

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Food Automation Atlantic

Prince Edward Island’s food industry networked with global technology leaders and local success stories about the latest developments in food automation and transforming food waste into increased value at Food Automation Atlantic. Food Automation Atlantic is Atlantic Canada’s first food automation conference that took place on March 21st, 2018. Attendees had the opportunity to network and learn from global speakers who highlighted how leading food processors are embracing sorting technology, robotics, and customized solutions to improve their business, as well as gather information about future funding opportunities.

Customized Support

A key area of focus for 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 Customized Support can do for your product contact Tyson MacInnis today.