Canada's Harper Government has announced it will invest more than C$826,000 in the Ontario processing company Cardinal Meat Specialists Ltd., part of the federal government's AgriProcessing Initiative.
The money is intended to help defray the costs of new equipment for making sausage at its facility in Brampton, Ontario.
Cardinal Meat Specialists high-quality products for retail distribution.
It intends to invest in equipment that will produce a sausage that is more resistant to splitting or bursting while cooking, the company said in the news release about the investment.
These business improvements will allow the company to introduce a new product, increase production and sales and create new jobs.
Enhanced production also means an increase in the company's procurement of Canadian beef, pork, and wheat, the release says.
The AgriProcessing Initiative is a five-year, up to $50-million initiative designed to enhance the competitiveness of the agri-processing sector in Canada.
It provides support to existing companies for projects that involve the adoption of innovative and new-to-company manufacturing technologies and processes that are essential to sustaining and improving the sector's position in today's global marketplace.
Source: Argentine Beef Packers S.A.
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