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?
Can I apply online?
Eligible applicants can apply using the online form at the bottom of this page. Applicants are encouraged to review the program and application requirements prior to completing the online form.
Who do I contact about the Product and Market Development Program?
Product and Market Development Agriculture Information Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture and Land
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857
The Canadian Agriculture Partnership (CAP) is a five-year, $3-billion commitment by Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments that supports Canada's agri-food and agri-products sectors. This includes a $2 billion commitment that is cost-shared 60 per cent federally and 40 per cent provincially/territorially for programs that are designed and delivered by provinces and territories.