Product and Market Development Program

The budget for the Product and Market Development program has been committed at this time. However, the program will continue to accept applications. If additional budget is available in the future, evaluation for funding will be based on project merit and the mandate of the 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 
Email: PMD@gov.pe.ca
 

Agriculture and Land

General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Land
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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