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Kawartha Dairy harnesses funding to grow, and create jobs

Kawartha Dairy continues to improve production capabilities, create local jobs and expand market reach with the help of the GrantMatch team, who specialize in securing government funding

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Kawartha Dairy Scoops Up Funding With The Help Of GrantMatch 

For nearly a decade, the GrantMatch team has served Kawartha Dairy as their government funding strategists. Over the years, the partnership has complimented the Dairy's forward thinking attitude towards innovation, growth, and giving back to their community.

GRANTMATCH ELIMINATES THE FRICTION INVOLVED IN IDENTIFYING, QUALIFYING FOR, AND SECURING CORPORATE INCENTIVES

Kawartha Dairy has been approved for critical growth funding with the help of GrantMatch

As a GrantMatch Premium client, Kawartha Dairy remains focused on producing world-class ice cream and dairy products. GrantMatch ensures their growth is supported through government funding.

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Kawartha Dairy

COMPANY PROFILE

For more than 80 years, Kawartha Dairy has been proud to be a 100% Canadian-owned and operated company. In 1937, Jack and Ila Crowe founded the business in Bobcaygeon, Ontario where the Dairy remains headquartered.
Today, Kawartha Dairy operates 10 retail stores and services a wide range of wholesale customers,  from major chain retail outlets and food service establishments to family-run grocery stores and ice cream parlours.
Kawartha Dairy processes millions of litres of milk from local dairy farmers into nutritious milk and premium ice cream.  Over the last decade, the Dairy has grown significantly, currently employing over 170 full-time employees, with intentions to create nearly 50 FTE jobs by 2025.
Recently, Kawartha Dairy completed its largest expansion project to date; a 54,000 square-foot refrigeration and distribution facility located in the Dairy's hometown.

PROACTIVE FUNDING STRATEGY

Growth 

Increase cold storage capacity through the construction of an advanced refrigeration & distribution facility leading to greater manufacturing output

Efficiency 

Improve the production process through strategic investments to meet increased domestic demand and expand offerings within the global supply chain

Sustainability

Continue to offer quality products produced locally that support communities through job creation, and contribute to the agricultural supply chain in rural Ontario, and beyond

$311,200

FUNDING APPROVAL: BUSINESS EXPANSION PROJECT TO IMPROVE VALUE CHAIN CAPABILITIES

$80,000

FUNDING APPROVAL: INNOVATING FREEZING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND INCREASE PRODUCTION OUTPUT

$301,406

FUNDING APPROVAL: DAIRY FACILITY MODERNIZATION PROJECT FOR PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

THE TEAM AT GRANTMATCH HAVE BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN HELPING OUR SMALL, FAMILY OWNED, LOCAL DAIRY TO SECURE THE FUNDING WE NEED TO GROW OUR BUSINESS AND SERVICE THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE. FROM IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES TO NAVIGATING THROUGH THE PROCESS, GRANTMATCH HAS BEEN A GREAT PARTNER IN OUR SUCCESS.
Brian Kerr
Brian Kerr
Kawartha Dairy LTD.

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