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.

New Agri-Food Immigration Pilot Attracts Talent to Industry

The Government of Canada’s commitment to launch a three year economic immigration pilot will assist in addressing current and forecasted labour shortages for food and beverage manufacturers. The pilot will focus on the meat processing sector by attracting and retaining workers through a pathway to permanent residents. A maximum of 2,750 principal applicants plus family …

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National Approach to Standards and Targets Key to Successful Implementation of Canada’s Plastics Ban

Ottawa, June 17, 2019 – Food and Beverage Canada – Aliments et boissons Canada (FBC-ABC) acknowledges the Government of Canada’s leadership in announcing that it will ban harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021 and will work with provinces and territories to implement standards and reduction targets for companies that manufacture or use plastics. This …

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View the PrimeTime Politics interview with Kathleen Sullivan on June 10, 2019 to learn more about the Government of Canada’s ban on single-use plastics.

Interview with PrimeTime Politics, Peter Van Dusen, provides insight on the recent announcement and implications to Canadian food and beverage manufacturers.
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2019 Federal Budget Recognizes Labour, Competitiveness Issues as Key Priorities for Canadian Food & Beverage Business Success

Aliments et boissons Canada estimates that by 2025 food and beverage manufacturing businesses across Canada will have up to 100,000 unfilled positions.
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2018 Fall Economic Statement Includes Positive Change for Canadian Food & Beverage Manufacturers

A number of measures announced in the 2018 Fall Economic Statement delivered yesterday demonstrate the federal government’s commitment to support competitiveness and new investment in Canada’s food and beverage processing sector, according to Food and Beverage Canada (FBC-ABC).
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Food and Beverage Canada on recent action taken by the United States on tariffs

Food and Beverage Canada (FBC-ABC) shares the concerns of the Government of Canada, as well as the business and manufacturing community, on the recent actions taken by the United States in regards to imposing punitive tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from Canada.
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