Escarpment Labs

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 expense and transportation delays with import shipments. Two of the co-founders shared a passion for…

AgriBrink Update 2017

AgriBrink Plans to Leverage ISO Accreditation to Access to Global Markets Moorefield, Ontario-based AgriBrink plans to leverage ISO accreditation to access global markets for its unique automatic air inflation and deflation control system. The AAID system is designed to combat soil compaction issues with the use of heavy farm equipment. ISO accreditation will allow AgriBrink…

Assessment of Ontario’s Capacity to Use Precision Agri-Food Technologies

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Tyler Whale RESEARCH INSTITUTION Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) EXTERNAL FUNDING PARTNERS Ontario Agri-Food Technologies; University of Guelph; Livestock Research Innovation Corporation; Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association; Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Inc.; Niagara College; University of Waterloo This project was funded in part through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The…

P&P Optica

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.


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.

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 to Ontario’s agriculture. OAFT President Dr. Tyler Whale set the stage with his opening comments…

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