Food is everywhere and new concepts are constantly emerging. This is a point where retailers and foodservice professionals encounter to offer a wide variety of options.

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Buy local

Because the reasons of eating local are numerous, selling local products is becoming an unescapable way of making business.

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SIAL Canada dedicates a part of its show to Cheese because of the importance of this sector. This trend is confirmed with the new CETA agreement that allows for the importation of 17,700 tons more of European cheese, 16,000 tons of which are for fine cheeses. 

Source : Canada border services agency

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Ethnic food

Driven by consumer trends unique food products, as well as increasing ethnically diverse populations, the Canadian consumer markets provide a wide range of potential opportunities for the ethnic industry or specialty food industry.

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The supply chain

The supply chain is the vital link between the supplier, the professional customer and the consumer. Without effective supply chain there is no economically viable food distribution and availability of products on time to customers.


SIAL Canada is the only exhibition aimed at the professional food processing companies, retail supply and HRI. It is a unique opportunity in North America for your company to meet a great number of clients and prospects that help shape the food industry.

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Organic foods

Since 1990s, consumer demand for organic products has grown by double-digits nearly every year.

American consumers spent more than $43 BILLION on organic products in 2015.

Millennials are driving this growth, which is mostly attributable to a desire for transparency about the supply chainmillennials simply want to know where their food comes from. As parents, they choose organic more than any other generation.

To date, the industry has shown continuous, steady growth at a rate of 10.8% in 2015, which is well above that of the overall food market at 3.3%. The number of organic businesses grew a record 12% in one year, reaching a total of 22,000.

Organic products are present in over 75% of all categories found on supermarket shelves.

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