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Government of Canada announces funding to a Quebec dairy processing expertise centre

Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Today, while attending the Conseil des industriels laitiers du Québec’s annual general meeting, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced an investment of $376,668 to the Cheese Expertise Centre for two projects to help cheese processors continue to innovate and compete.
 
With this investment made under the Dairy Processing Investment Fund, the Cheese Expertise Centre will create a database of standardized production processes for artisanal cheese makers across Canada, and develop a series of technical cheese making training seminars.
 
The Cheese Expertise Centre supports cheese production that contributes to regional development through technical consulting services, technical support for quality improvement, training, extension and innovation.
Source : Government of Canada