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February 2019 Issue
ChinaCanola Council celebrates Chinese decision enabling new seed innovation (Canola Council of Canada) - Approval of traits in China is particularly important because it is Canada’s largest canola seed customer. Recently, Canada and China agreed to double agriculture trade by 2025. The approval of new seed innovations will increase Canada’s canola supply and is important for providing China a secure and predictable source of grain and protein.
United States2019 Trends: The ingredients and categories to watch this year (NUTRAingredients-usa.com) - what's hot and what's not in the market by Stephen Daniells.
Featured Events
WebinarDoing business in the United Kingdom (UK) -"Opportunities for Alberta food and alcohol beverage companies" - March 6 at 10:00 a.m.
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) is organizing an educational session that will provide an overview of opportunities for Alberta value-added agri-food and alcohol beverage exporters interested in the UK market.
This interactive session will provide a dynamic overview of the Supermarket landscape and distribution channels in the UK.
United StatesInvitation to Canadian Business Builders’ Breakfast at Natural Products West in Anaheim, California - March 6 - The breakfast will feature a line-up of speakers focused on providing Canadian companies with information and tools to help succeed in doing business in the United States.
Vietnam / PhilippinesTrade Mission to Vietnam and the Philippines - April 23-30 - Companies are invited to express interest in participating in a trade mission for Canadian food, beverage and food ingredient’s companies to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Manila, Philippines April 23 to 30.
South KoreaSeoul Food Show Trade Mission - May 20-24 - Express your interest in participating in a mission to explore the South Korean market and to meet with and develop relationships with potential customers and partners in the country.
January 2019 Issue
United StatesTaste of Canada Held in Chicago (Shelly Nguyen, AF) - Eleven Alberta companies participated (largest to date) and a record of 460 recorded meetings and introductions between Canadian companies and buyers. Read more.
Export Information
CPTPPCPTPP for Agri-Food Exporters (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) - The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a new free trade agreement between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
Program InformationProducts to Markets: The purpose of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Products to Markets Program is to support growth of Alberta’s agricultural industries by supporting the development of New Products and/or Processes, commercialization of products in New Markets, and expansion into local, domestic and international markets.
Market Information
European UnionSector Trend Analysis – Pet food trends in the European Union (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) - As more people begin to see their pets as family members, they have increasingly demanded pet foods that are similar to their own preferences. This humanization of pets has led to a "premiumization" of pet foods, where foods that have claims such as "organic," "raw" and "no additives or preservatives" lead in sales.
United StatesUnited States Honey Market (Dusan Rnjak, AF) - In 2017, Canada exported C$60.8 million worth of honey into the US. Alberta’s honey exports were worth C$21.1 million (or 4.9 tonnes) with most of the product being shipped into California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Kansas and Michigan. Read more.
Reports and Trade DataAF subscribes to a number of trade and sector specific publications and databases. AF has the capacity to provide detailed reports on trade data from over 100 countries that provide monthly updates and tariff-level information. AF can also provide global business intelligence on companies, industries and case studies.
For information on this service contact Evan Buie | 780-422-7839.
Export Catalogue - Products
November Agri-Food Products and Services Export Catalogue - database version
Companies applying for a new listing can fill out the application package and send a product image and company logo.
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The catalogue profiles Alberta products available for export.
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Export Catalogue - New Listings

Bakery - Golden Happiness Bakery
Meat - Noble Premium Bison
Agriculture Equipment - The TireGrabber
 
 
 
 
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Last Reviewed/Revised on February 14, 2019.