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CareersNOW! is Food and Beverage Ontario’s workforce development initiative for Ontario’s food and beverage processing industry.

No one understands better than Ontario’s food and beverage processors, the important role that our industry plays in maintaining the health and well-being of our communities. As demand for food — especially food from here in Ontario — continues to grow, so does the demand for trained, reliable and engaged employees.
CareersNOW! provides employers with access to trained, talented frontline workers as well as connection to students looking for Co-op opportunities.
Through CareersNOW!, employers may be eligible for a subsidy of up to $7,500 to hire a student through a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) placement! Employers can also post job opportunities – for free – which connect to qualified jobseekers on the CareersNOW! workforce portal. 

Funding and placement opportunities are limited, so get your business growing by registering with CareersNOW! today.

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Food and Beverage Ontario is a not-for-profit, leadership organization dedicated to advancing the interests of Ontario's food and beverage processors.

Our focus is on the success, prosperity and growth of the food and beverage processing sector. We work collaboratively with our colleagues and partners across the agriculture and food sector.

Food and Beverage Ontario has prepared the following report as a guide to a more competitive and co-ordinated industry.


Food and Beverage Ontario is excited to launch CareersNOW!

CareersNOW! is a new province-wide workforce development initiative for Ontario’s food and beverage processing industry that will connect job seekers with employers. 

If you’re an employer or someone considering a career in Ontario’s food and beverage industry, you can learn more here.

FBO - University of Guelph Co-op Student Partnership

The University of Guelph is pleased to partner with Food and Beverage Ontario to assist businesses in recruiting young, skilled talent and future employees. 

We invite employers to participate in this new partnership designed to connect Ontario food and beverage processing industry businesses with students that bring fresh energy, new skills and great ideas to the workplace.

For additional details, please click HERE and watch our video below:



Ontario Made - Great Things Are Made Right Here

What is the Ontario Made Program? 

Ontario Made is a project operated by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and funded by the Government of Ontario. The program is a free branding opportunity to promote the many world-class goods that are made across Ontario by helping consumers identify Ontario Made products, celebrate what is Ontario Made, and support the purchase of Ontario Made products.

To learn more, please follow this LINK.

FBO 2019 / 2020 Annual Report







We are pleased to share our 2019 / 2020 Annual Report! To read the report, please follow this LINK.



Discover the benefits that FBO membership has to offer!

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