The London Small Business Centre and The London Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with the Ontario government's Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, are offering "Scale Up", a program designed to assist growing food production businesses in London. Scale Up provides training and grants of $5000 to eligible participants who meet the requirements and successfully complete the program.

Eligible Participants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older and not in full time education
  • Operating an existing food production business (which is an independent business venture operating at arm's length from family business ventures in Ontario)
  • Operating a business which is registered as a sole proprietorship or Partnership or Corporation where the applicant will be the majority shareholder
  • Operating their business on a full time basis


    2019 applications for this program are currently closed however, for additional information contact John Anagnostou.