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Agribusiness

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From its rugged ocean shores to its vast prairies, Canada’s agribusiness industry is recognized for high-quality outputs, clean environment, diverse foods and sustainable practices. Canada is a global destination for businesses seeking opportunities in agriculture, agri-tech and food products.

Agri-tech

Technological advances in processes, products and services are changing agriculture and food processing. Canada is home to cutting-edge technologies like plant-based proteins, autonomous tractors, GPS-driven technologies to reduce waste, camera and AI-powered herbicide distribution systems, and much more.

Canada’s agri-tech industry

Agriculture and agri-food

Canada is known for its fresh seafood, top-quality meats, specialty foods and drinks, and crops like canola, pulses and durum wheat. Food and beverage processing makes up most of the manufacturing activity in Canada, with access to a continuous, fresh supply from Canadian farms. Backed by cutting-edge R&D and government support initiatives, this Canadian industry consists of vibrant, innovative companies looking to market their goods globally.

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Farm-to-fork: Canada’s strengths in plant proteins and agri-food

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Invest in Canada provides personalized services to global agribusiness companies. We help identify opportunities and incentives, and connect you with the right people to support your growth plans.

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Recent investments

Roquette

Type of investment
R&D centre to accelerate development of new plant-based proteins
Total invested
$17 million
Total jobs
69
Source country
France
Location
Winnipeg, MB

Viterra

Type of investment
Grain facilities
Total invested
$54 million
Total jobs
129
Source country
Switzerland
Location
Rosser, MB and Biggar, SK

Grieg Seafood

Type of investment
Aquaculture facility
Total invested
$233 million
Source country
Norway
Location
Marystown, NL

Cargill

Type of investment
Canola processing facility
Total invested
$350 million
Total jobs
50
Source country
United States
Location
Regina, SK

Nestlé Canada

Type of investment
Ice cream factory expansion
Total invested
$43.6 million
Total jobs
88
Source country
Switzerland
Location
London, ON

The Cultivated B.

Type of investment
Manufacturing facility and innovation hub for cellular agriculture operations
Total invested
$50 million
Total jobs
200
Source country
Germany
Location
Burlington, ON

Raven Industries Inc.

Type of investment
New Canadian headquarters and innovation centre
Total invested
$15.1 million
Total jobs
60
Source country
United States
Location
Regina, SK

Barry Callebaut

Type of investment
Specialty chocolate factory
Total invested
$140 million
Source country
Switzerland
Location
Brantford, ON