Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Additional Resources

 
 
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Quick Contact List

NamePhoneWebsite
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canadahttp://www.agr.gc.ca
Agriculture & Food Councilhttp://www.agfoodcouncil.com
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Developmenthttp://www.agriculture.alberta.ca
Ag-Info Centre310-FARM (3276)
Food Processing Development Centre780-986-4793
Food Safety Division780-427-6159
Regulatory Services DivisionEdmonton 780-422-2198
Red Deer 403-755-1474
Alberta Economic Development Authority780-415-1319http://www.alberta-canada.com
Alberta Environment (approvals engineers)

Calgary 403-297-7602
Edmonton 780-427-7617
Lethbridge 403-381-5322
Red Deer 403-340-7052
Grande Prairie 780-538-5351
http://www.environment.gov.ab.ca

Alberta Farmers’ Market Association780-644-5377http://www.albertamarkets.com
Alberta Food Processors AssociationCalgary 403-201-3657
Edmonton 780-444-2272
http://www.afpa.com
Alberta Health Insurance PlanCalgary 403-297-6411
Edmonton 780-427-1432
http://www.health.alberta.ca
Canada Border Service AgencyToll-free: 1-800-461-9999http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Canada Revenue AgencyToll-free: 1-800-959-5525http://www.cra.gc.ca
Canadian Food Inspection AgencyGeneral Information:
Calgary 403-299-7680
Edmonton 780-495-3333
http://www.inspection.gc.ca
GS1 CanadaToll-free: 1-800-567-7084http://www.gs1ca.org
Health Canadahttp://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Industry CanadaToll-free: 1-800-461-2646http://www.ic.gc.ca
Alberta Health Serviceshttp://www.albertahealthservices.ca
Aspen Regional Health AuthorityWestlock 780-349-8705
Calgary Health RegionCalgary 403-943-1110
Capital Health AuthorityEdmonton 780-342-2000
Chinook Regional Health AuthorityLethbridge 403-382-6009
David Thompson Regional Health AuthorityRed Deer 403-341-8622
East Central Regional Health AuthorityCamrose 780-608-8800
Northern Lights Regional AuthorityFt. McMurray 780-791-6024
Palliser Regional Health AuthorityMedicine Hat 403-528-5633
Peace Country Health AuthorityGrande Prairie 780-538-5387
Service Alberta (Corporate Registry)780-427-2311http://www.servicealberta.gov.ab.ca
Tax and Revenue AdministrationCalgary 1-800-959-5525
Edmonton
http://www.finance.gov.ab.ca
Workers’ Compensation BoardToll-free: 1-866-922-9221http://www.wcb.ab.ca

Fact Sheets

PublicationsContacts
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Developmenthttp://www.agriculture.alberta.ca
Food Brokers Agdex 845-5Publications Office 1-800-292-5697
Developing a Promotional Plan Agdex 846-1Ag-Info Centre 310-FARM (3276)
Market Research Agdex 848-6
Marketing: Will it Sell? Agdex 848-5
Methods to Price Your Products Agdex 845-2
Pricing Horticulture Products Agdex 845-4
Pricing Processed Food Products Agdex 845-3
The Essentials of Pricing Agdex 845-1
Alberta’s Agriculture Processing Industry Directory
Canadian Food Inspection Agencyhttp://www.inspection.gc.ca 1-800-442-2342
A Guide to Food Labeling and Advertising
Canadian Farm Business Management Councilhttp://www.farmcentre.com 1-888-232-3262
Agriculture & Agri-Business Structures
Industry Canadahttp://www.ic.gc.ca 1-800-461-2646
A Guide to Patents
A Guide to Trade-marks
Income Tax Division of Canada Revenue Agencyhttp://www.cra-arc.gc.ca 1-800-461-9999
Taxation
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Books

TitleAuthor
Business Plans for DummiesPaul Tiffany, Steven D. Peterson, John B. Schulze
Building a Dream: A Canadian Guide to Starting Your Own BusinessWalter C. Good
E-MythMichael E. Gerber
Guerrilla MarketingJay Conrad Levinson
Look Before You LeapAnne Mazer
The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting AnythingGuy Kawasaki
Unleashing the Idea VirusSeth Godin
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being RemarkableSeth Godin
Free Prize Inside!: The Next Big Marketing IdeaSeth Godin
All Marketers are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust WorldSeth Godin
Positioning: The Battle for Your MindAl Reis, Jack Trout
Why We Buy: The Science of ShoppingPaco Underhill

Interactive

NameSourceContact
Safe Food Practices for Small ProcessorsVideoPublications Office: 1-800-292-5697
Ag-Info Centre: 310-FARM (3276)
HACCPVideoPublications Office: 1-800-292-5697
Ag-Info Centre: 310-FARM (3276)
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Preface
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Introduction
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Starting Out
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Business Planning
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Business Considerations
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Food Processing Regulations
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Facilities
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Product Development
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Processing and Packaging Equipment
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Packaging and Labeling
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Distribution and Sales
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Promotion
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Financing
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Sources of Assistance
Business Basics for Alberta Food Processors - Additional Resources - Current Document
 
 
 
 
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Last Reviewed/Revised on March 31, 2012.