The Bay of Quinte region has been a hub for food processing in Ontario for more than 100 years. The sector continues to thrive here with recent investments from companies like Quinte Custom Foods & JBS Foods and ongoing operations or expansions with Kellogg’s and Redpath.
Largest Food Processing Hub
Bay of Quinte region is eastern Ontario’s largest food processing hub
Market Access & Location Advantages
Ranked a lower cost region for start up and ongoing operational costs by FDI Benchmark* & Boyd Co. studies*, the Bay of Quinte is located along highway 401 with major U.S. & Canadian markets are within a days drive. Fully-serviced, affordable investment ready industrial lands and food grade facilities are available now. Low land costs complement zero industrial development charges and a fast tracked approval process for greenfield.
The Bay of Quinte region is also a hub for major trucking firms providing full truck load (FTL), less than truck load (LTL) , and back haul opportunities along with local supply chain and support service industries. Temperature controlled trucking firms operate out of the region in direct support of the food processing hub.
Loyalist College also offers programs geared to the supply chain industry like Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics and Global Business Management.
Bay of Quinte region is a top ranked market for food processing investment*
*FDI Benchmark 2021
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