Supply Management Processing Investment Fund – Step 2. Who is eligible

Step 2. Who is eligible

Eligible applicants are for-profit organizations, including corporations and cooperatives, and are processors of supply-managed commoditiesEndnote 1:

  • Dairy processors
  • Poultry Primary processors (chicken and turkey)
  • Poultry Further processors (chicken and turkey)
  • Hatcheries (broiler, egg-type or turkey)
  • Egg graders
  • Egg processors

In addition, eligible applicants must be:

  • operating in Canada
  • processors buying domestic raw commoditiesEndnote 1
  • predominantly processing supply-managed commodities at the project locationEndnote 1
  • holding an active federal or provincial processing licence
  • able to provide financial statements demonstrating ongoing revenues from processing for a minimum of 2 years prior to application
  • federally or provincially registered legal entities capable of entering into legally binding agreements

Priority consideration will be given to:

  • small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • first-time applicants
  • projects that improve productivity