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 $27.3 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

Recent Deals

Take a look at some of the companies we've worked with and see how we can help a business like yours.

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 Gilani

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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When Stakes are High, You Need a Rock-Solid Business Plan

When Stakes are High, You Need a Rock-Solid Business Plan
Farming is a high-stakes game and market conditions change quickly. How do you know when to toss an outdated business plan and try something new?
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Ask an Expert: Trade agreements
Free trade agreement (FTA) experts Pierre Marc Johnson and Frédéric Seppey explain some of the ins and outs of FTAs beyond the tariffs.
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Top 5 Economic Drivers to Watch in 2015

Top 5 Economic Drivers to Watch in 2015
Labour, livestock, Canadian dollar and other factors contribute to the forecast for the year ahead. Identifying some of the major drivers that will impact your business can help you maintain focus.
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Trade in the Canadian Agri-Food Industry 00:03:35

Trade in the Canadian Agri-Food Industry
Hear about the resiliency of Canada’s agri-food industry and its importance in the Canadian economy from FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais.
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