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Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

Milk Jobber Licence

Who Needs This Licence?
Anyone in Nova Scotia who wants to purchase fluid milk from a distributor and distribute it (a) directly to consumers, or (b) to retailers for resale.
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 2P3

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 550
Truro, NS  B2N 5E3
Application Forms & Process:
Before seeking a Milk Jobber Licence, an applicant must have an agreement with a fluid milk distributor.

An application form can then be obtained from the Nova Scotia Natural Products Marketing Council. When completed, it is submitted to the General Manager of the Council, along with the applicable fee.

If all requirements are met and the application is approved, the licence will be sent to the applicant by mail.
Waiting Period:

10 - 15 business days

Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
(Please allow several extra days for mail delivery.)

Expiry & Renewal:
This licence is valid for 1 year from the day it is issued.  It can be renewed, and the Department will send out a renewal notice before it expires.
Price:  (No tax is charged)
Initial application or renewal: $5 
Please pay by cheque or money order made out to the Minister of Finance.
Related Requirements:
The applicant must have the permission of the Milk Distributor to distribute their fluid dairy products.
Additional Information:
Legislative Authority:
Dairy Industry Act , Acts of 2000.

Last Updated: November 2009

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