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  • Croissance et perspectives de l’industrie

    Croissance et perspectives de l’industrie

    L’industrie canadienne de la fabrication de produits alimentaires et de boissons aura besoin de 142 000 nouvelles personnes entre 2023 et 2030, soit près de 50 % de la main-d’œuvre actuelle.

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  • Industry Growth and Outlook

    Industry Growth and Outlook

    The Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry will need 142,000 new people between 2023 and 2030 or almost 50% of the current workforce.

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  • Rapid Results Survey Series Survey 1: Focus on HR and Recruitment

    Rapid Results Survey Series Survey 1: Focus on HR and Recruitment

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  • At the Crossroad to Greatness

    At the Crossroad to Greatness

    Report – At the Crossroad to Greatness

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  • Future Skills in Food Processing

    Future Skills in Food Processing

    This report looks at what future skills and trends will be integral for the industry. Canada’s agri-food sector is an indispensable part of the country’s current and future economic growth, so knowing what the future holds is critical. Through a roundtable discussion participants discussed the ideal skills that should be cultivated in the industry to…

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  • Regional Spotlight – Brooks Region, Alberta

    Regional Spotlight – Brooks Region, Alberta

    An analytical view into the meat processing sector spotlighting the Brooks Region in the south-east of Alberta. With the region having 3 processing plants, the sector in 2017 employed close to 2,700 individuals. Nevertheless, the sector still has some gaps to overcome, the central one being that there is currently insufficient local labour force to…

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  • Regional Spotlight – Acadian Peninsula, NB

    Regional Spotlight – Acadian Peninsula, NB

    An analytical view into the fish and seafood processing sector spotlighting the Acadian Peninsula Region. The region can be found in the north east of New Brunswick with 17 seafood processing establishments. Currently their industry are facing challenges with an aging population and youth migration leading to issues with retention and labour shortages. Some of…

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  • Regional Spotlight – Brandon, MB

    Regional Spotlight – Brandon, MB

    An analytical view into the meat processing sector spotlighting the Brandon Region, located in Southwestern Manitoba. The region hosts 8 meat processing facilitates, with a focus on slaughtering and meat processing. The 8 vary significantly in size, with the two larger ones being some of the largest hog processors in Canada. The region faces challenges…

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  • Regional Spotlight – Charlotte, NB

    Regional Spotlight – Charlotte, NB

    An analytical view into the fish and seafood processing sector spotlighting the Charlotte Region, bordering the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick. To get a better understanding of the Charlotte, the report begins with an overview of the geographic location and population. Then centering this on the outlook of the New Brunswick fish and seafood…

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  • Regional Spotlight – Chilliwack, BC

    Regional Spotlight – Chilliwack, BC

     An analytical view into the meat processing sector spotlighting the Chilliwack Region in the southwest British Columbia. In the region, there is currently a sufficient local labour force to meet the labour demands. However, for the lower-skilled labour force, the supply will fall short, creating a potential gap that will increase through to 2030. There…

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