Produce industry to mark the World Food Day

September 30, 2021, (Montreal) – The Canadian produce industry is excited to join with sector partners from around the world to celebrate World Food Day, which will be held on October 16, 2021.

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THE QUÉBEC PRODUCE MARKETING ASSOCIATION IS DELIGHTED BY THE GOVERNMENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IT WILL CONTRIBUTE $750,000 IN SUPPORT OF THE I LOVE FRUITS AND VEGGIES MOVEMENT

Montréal, Québec, August 19, 2021 — The Québec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is excited to receive support from the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, André Lamontagne, who is granting $750,000 in financial assistance to the organization for its I Love Fruits and Veggies Movement program. The Minister made the announcement this morning at Jardins Cousineau, while presenting the actions that will be deployed over the coming months to encourage consumers to include more Québec produce into their daily habits. In addition to this significant financial contribution from the Ministry, the QPMA and its industry partners will contribute an additional $300,000.

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CANADIAN FRESH PRODUCE INDUSTRY COMMENDS MINISTERS’ COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT A CANADIAN FOOD INDUSTRY CODE OF PRACTICE

July 16, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – Canada’s Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture and Food announced yesterday their vision to support a ‘Made in Canada’ Food Industry Code of Practice. The news was welcomed by the Canadian fruit and vegetable supply chain representing major growers, shippers, packers, transporters, brokers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, importers and exporters, fresh cut operators, foodservice distributors, operators, and processors that integrate all segments of the fresh produce industry.