Veal Farmers of Ontario (VFO) is a producer-run organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing a viable and competitive Ontario veal industry through
innovation, marketing, advocacy and education.

Draft Veal Cattle Code of Practice Out for Public Comment

The Canadian Veal Association and the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) are pleased to announce the launch of the public comment period on the draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Veal Cattle. The public comment period allows stakeholders – producers, consumers and others with an interest in the welfare of veal cattle – to view the draft Code and provide input to the final Code.  Click here for more.

2017 Annual General Meeting & Producer Education Day

VFO’s AGM & Producer Education Day is Wednesday, March 8 in Tavistock ON.
VFO Member Rate is $45 +HST.
Industry Rate is $75 +HST.

Click here to go to the AGM page.

Highview Food & Drink Awarded Best Veal Sandwich

sammie-logoThe verdict is in! After a tireless search extending to every corner of the province, Veal Farmers of Ontario (VFO) is proud to crown Southhampton restaurant Highview Food & Drink as the winner of Ontario’s Best Veal Sandwich 2016.
The winning entry was chosen from among three finalists – Cucino Mauro (Toronto), Highview Food & Drink (Southhampton), and Panini Italian Sandwiches (Woodbridge) – who prepared their culinary contenders under the glare of the Chef Stage lights at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo Novemeber 19th in Toronto. With their veal-powered victory, Highview Food & Drink wins the right to claim their sandwich as Ontario’s Best.

Winner: Eugene and Noelle Barone, owners Highview Food & Drink with judge John Catucci.

Winner: Eugene and Noelle Barone, owners Highview Food & Drink, with judge John Catucci.

“We are so excited to be chosen,” said Highview Chef Noelle Barone. “We’ve been open only four months and since we became a finalist we’ve been selling out of our Ontario veal sandwiches.”

Celebrity judges John Catucci, host of You Gotta Eat Here! on Food Network Canada, and cookbook author and radio/TV personality Chef Jo Lusted, along with consumer Keith Strickland, selected the winning sandwich.

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