Frequently asked questions and updates about the program. Check back regularly for new information.


News Release

Chicken Farmers of Ontario Recognizes Consumer Chicken Product Innovation Grand River Foods and Maple Lodge Farms First Recipient of Ontario Chicken Innovation Award   BURLINGTON, ON – March 8, 2019 – Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Ontario Chicken Innovation Award, co-applicants Grand River Foods and Maple […]

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Application period closes

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program. The application period is now closed. The Advisory Committee will review the eligible applications in the coming months. Successful applicants will be notified directly and announced in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program? The Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program is a first-of-its-kind program in the chicken industry designed to accelerate innovation and put new chicken products on the plates of Ontario consumers. This industry is full of innovators – processors, further processors, foodservice companies, restauranteurs and retailers – […]

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Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program Launch Event

The Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program marks the beginning of an exciting new approach to accelerating innovation in the Ontario chicken industry. Our goal is simple: put new, innovative Ontario chicken products on the plates of consumers and enhance economic activity in Ontario. Check out our launch event to learn more.

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News Release

New, first of its kind program will recognize top consumer-facing innovations in the chicken industry Applications now available for the Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program   BURLINGTON, ONTARIO (April 4, 2018) – Recognizing that Canadians are eating more chicken than ever before and continue to look for new, innovative products to meet their needs, […]

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