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


2019 APPLICATION PERIOD EXTENDED

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) has extended the application deadline, for its second Ontario Chicken Innovation Award to November 29, 2019. That means you still have time to share in millions of kilograms of chicken available from CFO to bring your innovation to market. All companies in the processing, marketing and sale of chicken are […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program? This is a first-of-its-kind program in the chicken industry that will make a significant supply of chicken available in 2019 to accelerate innovation, putting new chicken products on the plates of Canadian consumers. In doing so, Chicken Farmers of Ontario is helping to meet consumer demand […]

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You invested in innovation. Now reap the rewards.

You invested in innovation. Now reap the rewards. Chicken continues to be the choice protein for consumers across Canada. In fact, while per capita meat consumption is decreasing nationally, chicken consumption continues to rise. In addition, the way Canadians shop for and where they eat continues to evolve. For example, recent survey found that micro-trips […]

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APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Chicken Farmers of Ontario Makes Significant Supply of Chicken Available for Chicken Industry Innovators Applications now available at chickeninnovation.ca BURLINGTON, ON – July 8, 2019 – Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is pleased to launch the application process for its second Ontario Chicken Innovation Award, part of the organization’s commitment to help bring new, innovative […]

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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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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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