Feds fund new natural products centre
By Top Crop Manager
Feb. 12, 2016 - The federal government announced today it will contribute $14-million over five years to a natural products commercialization centre to be headquartered in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The non-profit Natural Products Canada (NPC) will research, develop and market natural products and technologies in neutraceuticals, cosmetics, food, agricultural and veterinary care, and other areas.
The federal money will be matched by more than $10 million from industry and other sources for total funding of $24 million by 2021.