The District of Mission, in collaboration with the province of BC and the Mission Community Skills Centre Society, is pleased to announce a new “food hub” in the Fraser Valley.
This new facility will help with the growing demand for local food by supporting production, processing and distribution activities. It is anticipated that the food hub will bring new opportunities including jobs to our community, as well as, support farmers, and stimulate local economic growth.
For full details: see the full media release here.
- B.C.’s food and beverage processors produce more than $10 billion worth of value-added
products each year.
- $5.6 million through StrongerBC: BCs Economic Recovery Plan have been earmarked for
the expansion of the BC Food Hub Network.
- Three food hubs are already operating in Vancouver, Surrey and Port Alberni, with
additional hubs in Quesnel and Salmon Arm opening later in 2021.
- The BC Food Hub Network supports the establishment of a network of regional shared
food processing and innovations hubs. The hubs increase value-added processing
opportunities for producers and processors and advance innovation in B.C.s food and
beverage processing sector.