A flourishing industry
The food and beverage processing industry is the second largest manufacturing industry in Canada in terms of value of production with shipments worth $112.4 billion in 2016 accounting for 18% of total manufacturing shipments and 2% of the national GDP. The food and beverage manufacturing industry invests about $2 billion annually in capital expenditures, about 80% of which is in machinery and equipment.Learn more
Food & Beverage Canada is an association of seven regional food and beverage manufacturing associations from coast to coast plus leading industry and stakeholder members. The organization is committed to collaborative relationships and constructive communications with federal and provincial governments.
FBC-ABC will proactively define, lead and shape relevant issues through collaborative relationships, responsible communications and knowledge sharing among members, government and other stakeholders.
FBC-ABC will work with governments to effectively shape public policy and industry actions for the benefit of Canadians.Learn more
Food & Beverage Canada hires first ceo
Kathleen Sullivan appointed as chief executive officer of the recently launched Food & Beverage Canada
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.
Food & Beverage Canada (FBC-ABC) sees opportunity to grow in Federal Budget 2018
Budget 2018 continues the commitment to supporting agri-food, a high potential sector, by further strengthening the policy frames as industry and government strive to realize the ambitious target to grow Canada’s agriculture and food exports to $75 billion by 2025.