1 in 4 Ontario F&B manufacturers waiting more than a year for critical staff

A new study conducted by Food and Beverage Ontario has found that while Ontario’s food and beverage processing industry is seeking to ease its skilled trade shortage by increasing education, employment opportunities, and access to qualified foreign workers, manufacturers are faced with numerous barriers. The report, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, […]

Food and Beverage Ontario launches job program

Food and Beverage Ontario has launched CareersNOW!, a province-wide program that is designed to rapidly fill immediate job vacancies in the food and beverage processing sector and attract talent for the future. CareersNOW! will optimize Food and Beverage Ontario’s initiative Taste Your Future to profile careers and will also expand Frontline Food Facts to provide essential skills training […]

Food and beverage manufacturing sector no longer sustainable with soaring electricity rates

Press release Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO) – the food and beverage processing sector’s professional organization – has released a report addressing the serious impact rising electricity costs are having on food and beverage manufacturing businesses in the province. The report, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness by Reforming Electricity Pricing reviews the current state of play with respect to rising electricity […]