Explore Canadian food products
Advantages of Canada's food industry
- Canada’s food is backed by a strong food safety system
- Canada is recognized as having one of the world’s strongest, science-based food safety regulatory systems. Rigorous standards are applied to regulate, monitor and safeguard food production as well as plant and animal resources.
- Canada offers high-quality foods from a dynamic food industry
- Canada produces, grows, harvests and catches some of the world’s highest-quality foods. From farming and fishing to high-tech processing, from manufacturers to after-market and technical experts, Canada’s food industry delivers quality.
- Canada’s food exports must be certified
- Canada’s food exports are regulated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), a government body that certifies all food exports and many agricultural exports, verifying that they meet Canadian requirements (where applicable) and those of importing countries.
- Canada’s food industry is supported by a culture of innovation
- Canada’s agriculture and food industry is complemented by a robust research infrastructure, bringing innovation to all areas of production. Canada boasts leading technology, cutting-edge innovation and some of the world’s most advanced production, processing, storage and packaging techniques.
- Canada’s food is sourced from our nature
- Canadian food reflects the diversity of its land, its people, and its seasons. Canada’s wide-open spaces, cool climate and aquatic resources build the foundation for a thriving food industry. Canada is dedicated to protecting its natural landscape and the quality of its soils and water.
- Canada’s food industry provides a wide variety of offerings
- Canada is committed to offering a variety of foods and related services that can satisfy the tastes of consumers worldwide. Canadian food is available as consumer-ready products, packaged under private labels, or as ingredients for processing or non-food products.
To learn more, explore Canada's food and agriculture industry. Discover the safe, quality commodities that make up Canada's delicious consumer-ready products, as well as the ingredients in some of your favourite dishes.
Factsheets on Canada’s food products
Learn about the variety of Canadian food products.
- Canary seed
- Dairy genetics
- Fish and seafood
- Functional foods and natural health products
- Lobster and Snow Crab
- Maple syrup
- Mustard seed
- Organic foods
- Poultry and fowl
- Processed fruits and vegetables
- Snack foods
- Sunflower seed
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- Chinese 中文
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- Italian Italiano
- Japanese 日本語
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- Russian Pусский
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