Brantford can be the next step in your career!

Our diverse economy is built upon a history of entrepreneurialism and innovation. Businesses continually invest in Brantford and expand operations. In doing so, they create new and unique streams of employment. Brantford’s pro-business City Council supports growth and recognizes that a healthy economy is critical to a healthy community. People just like you help our economy and our community work.

On this page, we encourage you to:


Explore Brantford employers

Brantford is home to many businesses, each providing unique business and careers opportunities. Here we highlight a few local employers with openings in a wide variety of rewarding occupations.

Sector Business Highlight: Food and Beverage Manufacturing

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Aspire Bakeries
Aspire Bakeries is one of the largest B2B providers of frozen baked goods in the U.S. and Canada, serving leading customers in the quick-service restaurant, foodservice, and retail in-store bakery markets.
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Dure Foods Limited

A Canadian family company providing quality, value and service in the dry blending & custom packaging industries since 1978.

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Ferrero Canada Ltd.

Brantford is home to Ferrero’s largest facility in North America, which produces Ferrero Rocher, Nutella, Nutella & Go and Tic Tac mints.

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Grissin Bon

Grissin Bon is a multi-generational family-owned bakery business from Italy, now proudly manufacturing and serving products in North America.

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Maple Leaf Foods

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company.

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Pillers Fine Foods

Piller’s crafts high quality, award-winning deli and meat products, found in grocery and restaurant chains across North America.

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TreeHouse Foods

TreeHouse makes private label food and beverages across North America and Italy for retail grocery, foodservice and industrial customers.

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Upfield Canada Inc.

Upfield is the #1 global producer of plant-based spreads with iconic brands Flora, Rama, Blue Band, Proactiv, Becel, and Country Crock, as well as vegan cheese brand, Violife.


Check out job and career opportunities

Brantford offers many job prospects and career paths. We invite you to explore the wide variety of positions available in Brantford.

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Grand Erie Jobs provides a comprehensive list of advertised Brantford jobs. This service pulls posted positions from multiple online listing services and simplifies the first steps of your job search. Several tools can help you focus your efforts.


Discover our key sectors

Our major industrial sectors demonstrate the depth and diversity of our local economy. We are home to leading businesses in advanced manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, plastics and rubber products, and warehousing and distribution. Many other local businesses support these industries, ensuring that operations can continue.

Brantford is also home to a growing number of retail, service, and hospitality businesses. These provide the products, amenities, and supports that enhance the lives of all residents. Search our online directory for more local businesses.


Find out how to start a small business

We are home to many small and growing businesses. Each one fills a unique niche within our community or the larger economy.

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If you are looking to start something new, the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC) offers free business advice with advisors who have hands-on business experience. The BRC also runs free business workshops so you can learn more about starting and growing your business, as well as meet other business owners.


Learn about education and training

As a growing centre of education, our community recognizes the value of learning and growing. Brantford is proud to welcome three outstanding post-secondary institutions providing a wide range of academic and training opportunities. These are:

For an in-depth list of learning resources in Brantford, our education page can help you plan the next steps of your journey, or those of your family.