Government of Canada and Prince Edward Island fund projects to boost innovation and productivity in the seafood processing sector

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island are pleased to announce funding of $365,553 for three organizations through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.

The funding will help adopt new technologies and equipment to improve the productivity and sustainability of the seafood processing sector in the province.



Recipient Location Project description Total project cost AFF funding
Acadian Supreme Inc. Wellington To adopt new equipment to help improve the effectiveness of the lobster processing operations. $118,085 $65,640
Food Island Partnership Inc. Charlottetown To help develop and commercialize value added seafood products with PEI seafood companies seeking access to new markets and to enhance existing markets. $750,000 $200,000
Royal Star Foods Ltd. Tignish To develop a new lobster product to satisfy market demand. $201,383 $99,913

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