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Contact us about exporting your food and beverage products

The Ontario Food Exports (OFEX) team helps food and beverage companies to increase sales revenue by identifying and maximizing their export opportunities. Our specialists can support you every step of the way, from an initial market assessment to full export capability. We will help you by:

  • accessing your export capability
  • bringing you sales opportunities when you are export-ready
  • providing counselling, education, market research and buyer introductions;

Learn more now about our export services.


Find the contact for your sector or your area from the list below. Or, contact one of our US trade advisors. To send an email, just click on their name.

Sector Specialists

Emerson Cheng Beverages (226) 979-2452
Jennifer Hannam Confectionary/Fresh Produce (519) 400-4551
Kathryn Liotta Specialty/Gourmet/Health Food/Dairy/Delicatessen (519) 829-0985
Debra Oliver Prepared and Dry Ingredients/Grocery/Snack Foods (519) 829-0987
Kiran Pandey Protein (226) 218-1245

Geographic Specialists

Emerson Cheng Asia/Pacific  (226) 979-2452
Jennifer Hannam Europe (519) 400-4551
Kathryn Liotta Middle East, North Africa (519) 829-0985
Debra Oliver Southeast United States (519)829-0987
Kiran Pandey Northeast United Sates (519) 826-3489
Kiran Pandey India (226) 218-1245

Export Services and Co-ordination

Karl Maiterth Manager (A), Export Marketing Unit (519) 400-3583
Cheryl Chlebus Client Information Coordinator (226) 971-2576
April Schnurr Export Marketing Assistant (519) 546-4868

International Trade Advisors

Joe McKie Ontario Food Exports - South USA (904) 334-4923
Gurdip Singh Ontario Food Exports - India +91 11 41002729
Flora Zhang Ontario Food Exports - China +86 21 6888 9835

Mailing address

3rd Floor NE, 1 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 4Y2

General inquiries

Phone: (519) 826-4210
1-888-466-2372 ext 6-4210 (Ontario only)
Fax: (519) 826-3460

Email: goexport.omafra@ontario.ca


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