Product and Market Development Program

The Product and Market Development Program is designed to expand domestic and international competitiveness by supporting small and medium-sized agricultural producers, agri-businesses and agri-processors to expand their product base or markets through value-added and agri-food processing projects and market development activities on PEI and through intra-jurisdictional projects. 

Who is eligible for funding?

  • Mi’kmaq First Nations and other Indigenous Organizations;
  • Agriculture industry organizations and associations;
  • Agricultural Producers;
  • Provincial/Territorial Governments;
  • Small and medium-sized Agri-Businesses and Agri-Processors; and
  • Other applicants may be considered upon request.

What types of activities are eligible for funding?

  • Purchase of machinery and equipment;
  • Attending (but not exhibiting at) a trade show once for a new market;
  • Exploring new or emerging markets;
  • Investigative travel to new or emerging markets;
  • Incoming buyer missions of new buyers from export markets for the purpose of gathering market intelligence;
  • Research for the purpose of exploring new and emerging markets; and
  • Feasibility studies related to delivery of products. 

Where can I find more information?

When can I submit my application?

Applications for PMD will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Applications received prior to this date and time will not be considered.

For more information contact:

Product and Market Development Agriculture Information Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857
Email: PMD@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
April 3, 2018
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General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
PO Box 1180
548 Main Street
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Phone: (902) 838-0910
Fax: (902) 838-0975

Agriculture Information Desk
1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)

peiextension@gov.pe.ca