Agribusiness and Agri-Food

FCC Agribusiness and Agri-Food provides specialized financial services, products and resources for businesses that support primary producers on both sides of the farm gate.

Whether you’re looking to minimize your operating costs, diversify your assets or expand your business, we’ll partner with you to take your operation further.

Let’s talk business. Call 1-855-230-6821 to see how we can help.

Agribusiness Value Chain


How We Do Business

FCC is a strong, stable institution with over 50 years of history and a loan portfolio that tops $26 billion. We partner with over 100,000 customers from all areas of Canada’s diverse agriculture industry and understand the important role your business has to play.

We have a proven record of partnering with agribusiness and agri-food operators. Our approach is simple:

We know agribusiness and agri-food. FCC is the only national financial institution dedicated to agriculture. We understand the whole value chain. In fact, we’re the fastest growing agribusiness and agri-food lender in Canada.

We build relationships. We’re not only your lender, we’re part of your team. We take the time to listen and learn everything we can about your business. From there, we help you build a financing plan that works for you.

We’re flexible. Agribusiness and agri-food is unique. We understand the industry and will work with you to structure the loan that makes sense for your business.

We share knowledge. From economic and industry analysis to new business ideas and management strategies, we provide timely, relevant content that your business needs. Our FCC videos, ag knowledge articles, FCC Express e-newsletter, and AgriSuccess – our bi-monthly publication will keep you informed.

Finance Options

One-size-fits-all doesn’t fit for business. We offer term and cash flow financing and venture capital options and will take the time to build financing solutions that match your business plan. Learn more >>

Hensall Co-op - Earl Wagner

Hensall Co-op Finds Success in the Long Term

The co-op is a big player in the Ontario agribusiness market, with annual sales of crop inputs and services topping well over $300 million. So, when it came time to restructure financing in 2009, Earl needed a lender who understood his business.

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Gilani-Group - Meb Gilan

Gilani Has a Vision for His Agribusiness

Meb Gilani lives by a motto: be awake before your competition and be asleep after. As a vertically integrated egg producer, grader and marketer, Meb works hard. But he also works smart.

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Do you want to take your product to the grocery shelves? John F. T. Scott, economist and president and CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, shares insights and strategies to help you claim a spot on the shelves.
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