Advanced Micro Polymers
Advanced Micro Polymers, of Milton, Ontario manufactures polysaccharide-based natural polymers made from agricultural resources. Products targeting export markets include liquid mulch, liquid spray mask and inks.
Agri-Neo, based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada aims to help safely feed the world. Its Neo-Pure sanitization system is designed for application onto raw seeds and grains at food processing operations such as Everspring Farms in Seaforth, Ontario.
AgriBrink of Moorefield, Ontario, Canada produces an Automatic Air Inflation Deflation system for farm equipment.
AgriBrink launched its new GPS controller in 2015. The Automatic Air Inflation Deflation device has a new user friendly interface that allows for tire pressure changes on the fly. Changing the tire pressure on heavy equipment can minimize field compaction …
Episode 43 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles AgriLux, an LED product for poultry produced by Cambridge, Ontario based Thies Electrical Distributing Co.
Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.
Episode 47 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.
All Weather Farming Inc.
David and Chere Smith of Port Ryerse, Ontario have committed to promoting and growing miscanthus acreage in Ontario. David has customized the equipment needed to help farmers plant this promising biomass crop.
Amazing Grains is an entrepreneurial Ontario company that specializes in providing healthy ingredients for wide range of bakery foods and snacks. This Game Changer video shows how Amazing Grains is attracting global interest in its products for baby boomers, millennials …
Annual General Meeting 2016
Theme of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Ontario Agri-Food Technologies was “Exploring Food Innovation from OAFT’s Perspective.” Over a fast-paced four hour session, 16 speakers talked about the experiences of their companies and organizations with innovation and growth related …
Appassimento wine technology developed at the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, Ontario.
BDR Technologies Inc.
BDR Technologies Inc., based in Ottawa, Ontario, markets innovative membrane reactor technology to the global biodiesel industry.
Be Seen Be Safe
Episode 29 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Be Seen Be Safe of Guelph, Ontario Canada.
BIO, based in Guelph, Ontario Canada is a producer owned cooperative that markets its BioTrack web-based livestock management system internationally.
Episode 35 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles BioAmber Inc. BioAmber is a sustainable chemicals company.
Episode 52 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles BIOBLACKR, a bioresin alternative to carbon black.
Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, located at the University of Guelph, measures the variation of life shaped through ecology and evolution from genes to species and ecosystems.
Episode 38 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Guelph, Ontario based BIO’s BioLinks program.
BIOX Corporation of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is a renewable energy company that designed, built, owns and operates a 67 million litre per annum nameplate capacity biodiesel production facility.
Bosco and Roxy’s
This innovative bakery in London, Ontario, Canada successfully exports its unique dog treat products to international markets. Marketing a variety of dog treats made with human food ingredients and designed with a creative flair, Bosco and Roxy’s aims for cost efficiency by providing direct to customer service.
Cadman Power Equipment
Cadman Power Equipment is a family owned manufacturer of agricultural irrigation and manure spreading equipment has successfully developed customers around the world.
Canadian Biofuel Inc., based in Springford, Ontario markets densified wood pellets to Italy and is expanding to service other export markets.
CEEDS Going to Brazil from New Energy Farms
CEEDS Going to Brazil – CEEDS technology is developed by New Energy Farms of Leamington, Ontario Canada.
CG Technologies, an innovative producer of miscanthus based bioresin, is taking technology developed at the University of Guelph’s Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre to a commercial scale application. The bioresin will be mixed with recycled plastic to produce flower pots. These bio flower pots will be sold in retail stories.
CG Technologies BIOBLAKR
Episode 46 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles: Competitive Green Technologies Targets Auto Industry with BIOBLAKR.
Cornerstone Renewables Inc.
Episode 51 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Cornerstone Renewables Inc.
Dairy Quality Inc.
Dairy Quality Inc. monitoring provides instant herd health data. The Newmarket, Ontario company aims to help prevent dairy farm loses due to mastitis.
Drystill Holdings Inc.
Episode 45 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Drystill Holdings Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario Canada.
EarthShield Biotech’s Enviroseal™ bioresin offers an environmentally friendly and economical alternative to black plastic use in agriculture.
EcoSynthetix Inc., of Burlington, Ontario is a renewable chemicals company specializing in bio-based materials that are used as inputs in a wide range of end products.
At its new facility in Guelph Ontario, Escarpment Laboratories is ready to supply both custom and wild yeast strains to large and small craft beer breweries across Canada. The sole domestic supplier of yeast helps brewers avoid the potential extra …
Everspring Farms Ltd.
Episode 39 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Everspring Farms of Seaforth, Ontario, Canada.
Grasshill Farm Ltd.
Grasshill Farm Ltd., based in Bobcaygeon, Ontario is a global leader in goat genetics.
GreenBug Energy Inc.
GreenBug Energy Inc., based near Delhi, Ontario, markets a micro hydro system that utilizes a modern version of the venerable Archimedes screw to generate hydro electric power.
GreenCore Composites Inc.
GreenCore Composites Inc. is a manufacturer of natural fiber reinforced thermoplastics for injection molding and extrusion applications. GreenCore is based in Toronto and has its demonstration plant in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
GreenField Ethanol, based in Chatham, Ontario, is a global leader in producing specialty alcohols.
Hays Genetics International
Hays Genetics International of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada markets dairy cattle embryos to Europe, Japan, Australia and other global markets.
Episode 37 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles the Hazelnut industry in Ontario.
HB Agri Products Inc.
Episode 48 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles HB Agri Products Inc. of Bloomfield, Ontario Canada.
IGPC Ethanol Inc.
IGPC Ethanol Inc. of Aylmer, Ontario Canada produces 150 million liters of ethanol annually and its distillers grains are marketed and trucked out to area beef, diary and pork operations.
Jaylor Fabricating Inc.
Jaylor Fabricating Inc. Based in East Garafraxa Township of Ontario Canada, Jaylor markets its vertical feed mixers to dairy and beef farmers around the world.
Katan Kitchens of Georgetown, Ontario, Canada markets “superfoods” such as quinoa and amaranth.
Lyndon Fish Hatcheries Inc.
Episode 44 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Lyndon Fish Hatcheries on New Dundee, Ontario, Canada.
MacKellar Farms, based in Alvinston, Ontario has introduced the production and marketing of edamame beans in Ontario.
Mariposa Dairy Ltd., a goat cheese operation in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada has successfully developed export markets for its award winning cheese products.
Marl Creek Renewables
Episode 41 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles the biogas operation of Elmwood, Ontario based Marl Creek Renewables.
Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.
Episode 42 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. of Guelph, Ontario Canada.
NeoVentures Biotechnolgy Inc. This London, Ontario, Canada based company is a global leader in the development of aptamers to detect grain contaminants and predict grain performance. Wheat quality technology is particularly important for bakeries and grain elevators.
New Energy Farms
New Energy Farms takes the greenhouse industry into a new dimension with production of energy crops for application in world markets.
Niagara Natural Fruit Snack Co.
Niagara Natural of St. David’s, Ontario, Canada is a manufacturer of all-natural fruit snacks for private label and co-pack applications.
Northend Gardens Inc.
Episode 40 of the Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles Northend Gardens of Jordan Station, Ontario, Canada.
Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc.
Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc., of Guelph, Ontario, Canada is a contract research organization and consulting firm specializing in regulatory consulting, clinical trials and product testing.
P&P Optica Inc. an instrumentation company located in Waterloo, Ontario provides chemical imaging technology for the food processing industry. Its industrial applications are designed to increase revenue and process efficiencies as well as reduce food waste.
Performance Plants Inc.
Performance Plants Inc., based in Kingston, Ontario licenses its crop yield protection, heat and drought tolerance technologies to major companies around the world.
PlantForm Corporation, based at the University of Guelph, in Guelph, Ontario is a biotech company with an innovative, low-cost manufacturing system for a wide range of plant-made pharmaceuticals.
Polymer Specialties International Ltd.
Polymer Specialties International (PSI) based in Newmarket, Ontario has a dedicated biodegradable plastics lab encompassing physical, analytical, biodegradation and eco-toxicity testing.
Semi-Annual Meeting -Sept 25, 2015
“Big Stuff” Big Data, Big Announcement, Big Possibilities… At the 2015 semi-annual meeting of Ontario Agri-Food Technologies, Chris Cameron of Angus GeoSolutions Inc. talked about the connection between “Big Data and You”. Gord Surgeoner made a big announcement about the …
Sevita International, with headquarters in Inkerman, Ontario develops and supplies specialty non GMO food grade soybean to food and beverage manufacturers globally and certified seed to farmers.
Switch Energy Collection Program
Entrepreneur Don Nott of Clinton, Ontario is looking to expand the Switch Energy collection program for waste agricultural film. Demand is growing dramatically for the polyethylene pellets produced from the recycled waste plastic. The pellets are used in Enviroshake shingles …
Switch Energy Corp.
Switch Energy Corp., based in Clinton, Ontario, Canada grows switchgrass for industrial applications and is a leader in recycling agricultural plastics.
Thomas Canning Ltd.
Thomas Canning Ltd. of Maidstone, Ontario, Canada markets canned organic tomatoes to the U.S., China and Africa..
Troll Bridge Creek
Troll Bridge Creek, based in Arthur, Ontario is developing export markets for maple sap beverages produced in Ontario.
Weavercroft International based in Dorchester, Ontario Canada. Weavercroft has developed markets in Eastern Europe, offering experience in selecting, breeding, breeding and exporting of livestock genetics and well as assistance in farm management and feed nutrition.
Woodbridge Foam is based in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada and supplies major markets with foam automotive products which have a high content of soybean material.
Woodland Biofuels Inc.
Woodland Biofuels Inc., is headquartered in Mississauga and operates its demonstration plant in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
Yunustech Inc. is an innovative design, manufacture and assembly company that produces LED lighting for agricultural and other applications.