China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.
Six projects but biggest recipient is Canada Beef, which is getting $5.3 million to grow sales internationally.
Chinese have refused to talk to senior Canadian government officials.
The ban comes amid a diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Chinese national, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
Reported discovery of ractopamine, a food additive banned in China, in a shipment of tongues from Quebec company.
All other approved Canadian pork processing facilities remain eligible to export.
The 11,000-square-metre facility will employ about 200 people once it’s fully operational next year.
The $3 billion in products targeted by Beijing amount to barely 2% of American goods exported to China.
Section conversion includes modernized refrigeration facilities and new equipment.
Will 360 new jobs and double production volume at the Atrahan factory in Yamachiche, Que.