Ag Economist Topics
During October, candy flies off retailers' shelves at truly terrifying speeds.
Canada's food and beverage manufacturing sector continues to emerge as a bright spot in Canada's manufacturing sector.
FCC Senior Ag Economist Craig Klemmer explains how to use price indexes from Statistics Canada to track profitability in the food processing industry.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) recent outlook for Canadian agriculture projects a strong year ahead for Canada's producers of fruits and vegetables.
The world market for blueberries is growing. Leigh Anderson examines Canadian opportunities, in the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Thanksgiving is an especially important time of year for the Canadian turkey industry. In 2014, 4.6 million Canadian households consumed turkey products with a farm gate value of over $140 million.
Four CEOs of Canada's largest food retailers talk shop. JP Gervais reveals the contradictory consumer demands that drive their buying decisions and what that means for Canadian producers and food processors.
Consumer demand is changing Canadian food processing for the better. J.P. Gervais describes the forces that shape food demand in Canada and elsewhere.
Serious money is spent on market research by industry groups and business to monitor consumer trends. But in the end, does it shed light on what consumers really want and more to the point, what they actually buy? Or what they'll buy tomorrow?
the recent Canada West Foundation conference described a demand for food that's expected to grow along with the global middle class. Ag prices should also climb but the World Bank doesn't think that's going to happen.