Advocating for
food and beverage
manufacturing businesses
located in urban and rural
communities across Canada.

Michael Burrows, Co-Chair, FBC-ABC & CEO, Maple Lodge Farms

Progressive. Collaborative. Transparent.

Welcome to Food and Beverage Canada - Aliments et boissons Canada - the national voice for Canadian food and beverage manufacturers.

We care about the success of Canada’s food and beverage businesses and the health and wellness of Canadians who enjoy nutritious and delicious food and drink made right here in Canada. As a leadership and advocacy organization we strive to support a strong business environment for our members and a robust food system for Canadians.

Election 2019

  Having won the most seats in Election 2019, Justin Trudeau has indicated his plans to form a minority government, rejecting any possibility of forming a coalition with other parties.   The Liberals are now left to govern in a difficult and fragile political environment – one made more challenging by the regional polarization in …

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Conservative election platform released

  On the eve of the Thanksgiving weekend, Canada’s federal Conservative Party released its 2019 Federal Election Platform.   Regulatory Modernization Reduce the federal regulatory burden by 25% over 4 years by setting targets for each minister and each department. Implement a 2-for-1 rule requiring the federal government to get rid of two regulations before …

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Liberals release election platform

On October 5, the Liberals released their 2019 Election Platform Forward: A Real Plan for the Middle Class. Food and Beverage Canada has reviewed this platform which sets out the priorities Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party will focus on if re-elected. The platform shines a spotlight on middle class Canadians with a focus on children, families and …

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Federal Funding Announced for National Food and Beverage Processing Research

The federal government has committed close to $4.6 million towards national food and beverage processing research. The funding, announced by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will support the Canadian Food Innovators’ (CFI) research cluster, “Using science and innovation to strengthen Canada’s value-added food industry”. “We appreciate this investment by Agriculture and …

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FBC-ABC Attends FPT Session in Quebec City

The annual conference of Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture took place from July 17 to 19 in Quebec City. Key issues impacting Canada’s agriculture and food processing sectors, including trade and market access, labour and regulations were frontline concerns at this session with an agenda mirroring the priorities identified in the federal Agri-food …

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Minister Carr announces investment in Canadian food and beverage processing innovation

Ottawa – July 19, 2019 – Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced an investment of up to $30 million in the Canadian Food Innovators Network (CFIN) to be led by Canadian Food Innovators. Food and Beverage Canada (FBC-ABC) …

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