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Nova Scotia frozen food company approved for $2.1 million capital project rebate

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited, the world's largest supplier of frozen wild blueberries, is planning a $8.5 million capital investment to create an improved packaging line. AP Photo/Steven Senne

A prominent Nova Scotia frozen food company is in line to receive subsidies of over $2.1-million from the province’s business agency.

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited, the world’s largest supplier of frozen wild blueberries, is planning a $8.5 million capital investment to create an improved packaging line.

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Nova Scotia Business Inc. says the company is eligible to earn a maximum rebate of $2,135,000 upon completion of its project.

Under the innovation rebate, a company’s total project costs must be between $2 million and $15 million.

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An approved rebate under the program is up to 25 per cent against eligible project costs.

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In addition to wild blueberries, Oxford Frozen Foods also sells and manages the processing and packaging of carrots and battered products.