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Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

Natural Products Marketing Council

Processor Licence

Who Needs This Licence?
A Processor Licence permits a licensee to process any dairy product approved by the Natural Products Marketing Council under the Terms and Conditions of that Processor Licence.
Issuing Department / Agency:
Natural Products Marketing Council
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
Where can you get this Licence and / or further information?
Natural Products Marketing Council
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

Tel: 902-893-5943
Fax: 902-897-7579
Office Location:
Harlow Institute Building
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
176 College Road
Truro, NS B2N 2P2

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 890
Truro, NS B2N 5G6
Application Forms & Process:

An application for a Processor Licence must be made to the Natural Products Marketing Council. An application form is available from the Natural Products Marketing Council on request.

If approved by the Natural Products Marketing Council, a Processor Licence will be issued to the licensee.

Waiting Period:

The waiting period is contingent on an application and all information being submitted as required, the completion of any approval process requirements as provided in the regulations under the Dairy Industry Act, as well as the meeting schedule of the Natural Products Marketing Council.

Expiry & Renewal:
Processor Licences are issued on a 3 year schedule. Any new Processor Licence will expire on a date determined by the Natural Products Marketing Council and is renewable in 3 year periods following that date.
Price:  (No tax is charged)
A fee of $75 must be submitted with an application for a Processor Licence, with a cheque made payable to Natural Products Marketing Council.
Related Requirements:
  Issuance of a Processor Licence is contingent on the applicant meeting the food safety inspection requirements of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, if provincially registered, or the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, if federally registered.
Additional Information:
None
Legislative Authority:
Dairy Industry Act, Acts of 2000.



Last Updated: September 2014

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