banner-images-Federal748214
3 Canola
4 calves
banner-images-alberta-infographic768220
7 processing
8 Bison
  • Agri-Processing Product and Market Development - Livestock is accepting applications.
  • A registration number is not required to apply for Growing Forward 2 programs.
Program Availability: Accepting Applications
Agri-Processing Product and Market Development - Livestock

Agri-Processing Product and Market Development - Livestock

Terms and Conditions

Application Form

Program Purpose Statement

The purpose of this program is to help meat processors, livestock producers and livestock producer groups invest in new and innovative ways of getting Alberta-made products into new markets, enabling Alberta’s agri-industry to cultivate new customers and increase profitability.

Program description

Under the Growing Forward 2 Agri-Processing Product and Market Development Program, successful applicants are eligible for reimbursement of 50% of certain costs related to product and market development.

Successful applicants are eligible for reimbursement of 50% of costs related to product development, market development (domestic and international), labeling, market research, business and marketing plans, and consulting or coaching fees for these activities.
Individuals, businesses and groups can apply for multiple projects to a maximum of $500,000 per fiscal year for Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA) funding. A number of exclusions apply. Contact us for more information.

 Am I eligible for this program?

The following groups are eligible to apply:

  • Established or new processing companies (bio-industrial or food) that have a manufacturing or processing presence in Alberta.
  • Livestock producers in Alberta who are adding value beyond the primary production.
  • Groups of livestock producers and/or value chains adding economic value to their products or services.

 How do I apply for this program?

  1. Determine whether you are eligible - Refer to the Agri-Processing Product and Market Development Program’s Terms and Conditions.
  2. Ensure that the projects activities are eligible - Eligible activities are listed in the program’s Terms and Conditions.
  3. Complete the Application Form - Once completed, send your application and supporting documents by mail to:

 

Cody Cunningham, Manager, Commercialization

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency

Suite 101, 1003 Ellwood Road SW

Edmonton, AB T6X OB3

Applications must be submitted electronically and in hard copy with original signatures. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Cody Cunningham at (403) 340-7089 (work), (403) 341-9848 (Cell) or cody.cunningham@almaltd.ca.

You may also be interested in …

Agri-Processing Automation and Efficiency - Crop

Agri-Processing Automation and Efficiency - Livestock

Food Safety Systems Processor Program

 

Livestock Welfare Processor Program

 

Program Contact

Cody Cunningham

cody.cunningham@almaltd.ca

(403) 340-7089

Links & Other Resources

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd.

Program FAQs Coming Soon

    
GF2_Logo_en AB-Gov 225 canadalogo