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Government needs to be ‘more serious and strategic’ about fostering an agri-food processing, says Joe Makowecki, president of Heritage Frozen Foods, a major purchaser of Alberta potatoes, flour, and canola oil.

Food processing could be the next Alberta advantage

Despite hundreds of millions of investment, agri-food processing 
in Alberta is just ‘muddling along,’ says entrepreneur

One year after a call to build Alberta’s agri-food processing sector, not much has changed. “Everything has stalled,” said Jerry Bouma, co-founder of Toma & Bouma Management Consultants. “We have a new government and the formation of a new ministry. Any time you have a restructuring — both politically and bureaucratically — it takes awhile […] Read more