Ontario is partnering with Ferrero Canada Ltd. to expand its facilities and diversify product offerings, which will boost productivity and create 80 new jobs in Brantford, while retaining over 1,000 positions across the province.
Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, made the announcement today in Brantford, where Ferrero Canada has started a major expansion project.
With support from Ontario's Jobs and Prosperity Fund, the company will be able to:
- Build a new cocoa bean processing plant
- Increase manufacturing capacity for Nutella & Go
- Implement new processes to manufacture new Tic Tac products
- Install a new wastewater treatment system
Ferrero is a family-owned company and the third-largest chocolate manufacturer in the world. It manufactures four main product lines at its Brantford facility: Nutella, Nutella & Go, Tic Tac and Ferrero Rocher.
Supporting a strong and innovative food processing sector is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.