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Category Archives: News

Food & beverage trends report

The Food People, a consulting firm in the U.K., has developed “Food & Beverage Trends in 2017-18” that may be useful for people involved in the food industry. Trends for food in the next year or two center around foodies … Continue reading

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Small business confidence is up, says BDC

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) reports that confidence among small and medium sized enterprizes (SMEs) is increasing. The Business Barometer index compiled by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, which had shot up by 2.8 points in February, remained … Continue reading

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Norfolk Agriculture News – April 2017

  The latest edition of Norfolk County Agriculture News email has been published. Latest headlines: Wineries & growers association elects new board of directors Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program Updates from Agriculture Advisory … Continue reading

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Norfolk Development News – April 13, 2017

The latest edition of Norfolk County Development News email has been published. Latest headlines: Approval sought for Port Dover medical centre Expansion approved for Titan Trailers Student Start Up Program seeks sponsors Properties for Sale View latest edition Subscribe to Norfolk … Continue reading

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Approval sought for Port Dover wellness centre

Norfolk County’s Community Planning Division has received an application from 2079095 Ontario Ltd. seeking approval for the development of the Port Dover wellness centre. The application seeks to draft plan approve a new subdivision on lands along Hwy 6 in Port … Continue reading

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Major expansion approved at Titan Trailers

Norfolk County Council has approved a major expansion by Titan Trailers, including a 92,000-square-foot finishing plant for its transport trailer manufacturing business. About 50 additional workers will be needed for this new operation.  Norfolk County Community Planning staff brought the combined … Continue reading

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Wineries & Growers Association elects new Board of Directors

The Ontario’s South Coast Wineries and Growers Association has elected a new Board of Directors, naming Nick Vranckx of Blueberry Hill Estates Winery as President. “I am honoured to have been selected as President and I look forward to working … Continue reading

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Shabatura Produce becomes international producer

Shabatura Produce is one of those companies that show what the soils of the Norfolk Sand Plain are capable of growing. Now in its fourth generation, the operation was originally in the Boston area. Then, in the early 1990s, the … Continue reading

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Strawberries in forefront at Simcoe Research Station

Scientists at the University of Guelph’s Simcoe Research Station are in the forefront of  strawberry breeding research. “We’re doing ground breaking work in North America,” said Adam Dale, professor emeritus of the  University of Guelph’s plant agriculture department. A veteran … Continue reading

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Years of growing success at Simcoe Research Station

Just over five years ago the Simcoe Research Station (SRS) marked its 50th anniversary.                 The milestone event highlighted the invaluable contribution of the 200-acre facility to the horticultural  industry both locally, provincially and around the world.                 Despite its … Continue reading

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