Our goal is to ensure foods processed in BC are the safest across the country and the world.

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This 5-year program provides up to $10,000 in funding to on-farm businesses such as food farmers, producers, packers, and ranchers in BC who want to earn food safety certifications and implement food safety improvement activities.

This 5-year program provides up to $20,000 in funding to BC food and beverage manufacturing facilities, leading toward the implementation of activities which directly encourage stronger food safety practices.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be either federally or provincially registered businesses with an active GST number.
  • Must be based and operating in the province of British Columbia.
  • Constitute a legal entity (an association, corporation, partnership, proprietorship, trust, or individual that has legal standing in the eyes of law).
  • Comply with all requirements of law prior to and during the term of contribution.
  • File business and/or farm income/loss taxes in BC.
  • Have an active Canada Revenue Agency 9-digit business registration number.
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