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This past month, the McGuinty Government has provided funds for expansion, protecting the environment, and for developing new products and creating jobs to a number of Food Sector Companies in rural Ontario – Hollandia Bakeries Limited, Black River Cheese, Empire Butter and Cheese Co-Operative, Skotidakis Goat Farm and EMC Members Ivanhoe Cheese (Gay Lea Foods Co-Operative) in Madoc and Pine River Cheese in Ripley, Ontario!


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Wikipedia defines Sustainability “as the capacity to endure. In ecology the word describes how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time. For humans it is the potential for long-term maintenance of wellbeing, which in turn depends on the wellbeing of the natural world and the responsible use of natural resources.” As such, “Sustainability” is a journey… an evolution if you will… a long term business plan… and a wonderful opportunity to position your company…


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Our EMC Food Sector Networking Event this month is all about “Sustainability” and we are delighted to be welcoming Laura Rourke, EMC Canada’s Environmental, Health and Safety Manager as our Guest Speaker to explore the subject at hand!


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Our EMC National Advantage Through Excellence Conference is only two months away this week – and we have a tremendous line-up of activity for participants! This year will be the first time we feature a specific stream for those involved in the Food and Beverage Sector – creating a perfect environment to take in perspectives and best practices directly from your peers.



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