We explain why price transmission in Canada’s agri-food supply chains is elusive and offer some context to discussions of food inflation.

Inflation is everywhere in agriculture, but not all the inflationary pressures facing hog and dairy farmers get transmitted through the supply chain.

Farm equipment sales in 2023 will be supported by a recovery in supply chains and robust commodity prices.

In the 2022 foodservice and grocery update, foodservice sales rebound while inflation limits growth opportunities.

Prices remain high for cattle and hogs, but feed costs and global demand destruction limit the outlook for Canada’s red meat sectors.

The FCC Q3 2022 dairy outlook update shows production costs levelling off and demand, while still strong, is getting tested by inflation and declining financial security.