Sask. Food Centre gets millions of dollars for expansion

The Agri-Food Innovation Centre in Saskatoon is getting a big boost to expand.

Agriculture Minister David Marit says $2.3-million in federal and provincial funding will assist processors to develop new food products from Saskatchewan farms.

Marit says the expansion of the Agri-Food Innovation Centre will create more jobs and a more diversified agricultural economy for Saskatchewan.

The total expansion investment is $7.5-million.

Since opening in 1997, the Food Centre has served over 400 clients and assisted in development of 885 new products.


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