RADF Investment: $950,000
Other Investment: $3.9 million
Total Investment: $5.5 million
Project Period: February 2012 - December 2013
The Food Processing/Food Sciences Training Facility will provide an innovative teaching and processing facility to help establish a regional food industry in the St. Paul and eastern region of the province. The facility will provide processing capacity and food sciences technology for local and small food growers to bring their products into the commercial retail market. Food sciences training for certificate and diploma programs will be offered through Portage College's St. Paul Campus, opening opportunities for youth and community residents to develop hands-on skills for use in the growing industry.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: