Food & Drinks
Food & Drinks
Put the best of Canada on your plate. Canada offers a bounty of food and drinks for every taste. Discover the many options when you shop Canadian.
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Beef
Beef
Love beef? Then you’ll love Canadian. It’s among the world’s best. Raised on Canada’s wide-open pastures, Canadian cattle are carefully selected for their ability to produce marbled, tender, juicy and tasty beef. Canadian farmers take pride in caring for their animals and the land, guided by rigorous animal care and sustainable practices. Canadian beef options include Halal, kosher, natural, organic or raised without hormones.
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Pork
Pork
Full of flavour, Canadian pork is raised to world-class standards for quality assurance and food safety. Its mild taste is the perfect choice for cooking foods from around the world: spicy, hot, tangy or sweet. Canada offers a wide variety of pork cuts to suit all cooking styles, including roasts, tenderloin, chops, steaks, bacon, ham, schnitzel, scallopini, ground pork, burgers and ribs.
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Plant-based proteins
Plant-based proteins
Canada is the world’s largest exporter of legumes used to produce meat alternatives. A wide variety of pulses such as peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas grow in Canada’s vast, green Prairie provinces. The country’s crisp, cold climate offers natural protection against insects and disease, creating high-quality pulses that are both inexpensive and healthy. They are also among the most sustainable crops in the world.
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Fish & seafood
Fish & seafood
Surrounded by the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans, with the largest freshwater lake system in the world, Canada is an abundant source of high-quality fish and seafood. The world buys Canadian for fresh, frozen, smoked and canned products, including cod, crab, lobster, haddock, halibut, salmon, scallops, shrimp, squid and more. Canada’s fisheries are known for unmatched quality and sustainable management, with fresh and farmed products available year-round.
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Packaged foods
Packaged foods
Canada is a great source of delicious baked goods, candy and confectionery products, seasonings, snacks, pet foods and other packaged and processed foods. As the country that first introduced canola, Canada leads the world in the production and export of canola products. Canada’s packaged foods also include a full range of products made from Canadian grains like wheat, barley and oats: bread, cereals, granola, pasta, noodles and malting barley for brewers.
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Specialty foods
Specialty foods
As the world ages and deals with rising healthcare costs, consumers are turning to Canada for organic products, functional foods and nutraceuticals. Canadian organic foods are produced without pesticides and genetic engineering, and with a focus on sustainable farming, living soils and humane livestock standards. Canada’s functional foods include fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains, juices and milk alternatives that are rich in nutrients, while our nutraceuticals are sold as fortified foods, dietary supplements and herbal products.
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Fruits & vegetables
Fruits & vegetables
Canada’s summer growing season and thriving year-round greenhouse sector produce fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables for Canadian tables and world markets. Cold winters reduce pests and disease, so Canadian farmers use fewer pesticides in growing season. Our land is vast and fertile, and our food inspection system is one of the best in the world. These are some of the many reasons the world shops Canadian for fresh, frozen and packaged produce: blueberries, cranberries, corn, mushrooms, broccoli, bok choi and so much more.
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Maple products
Maple products
Canadian maple syrup. Need we say more? It’s considered Canada’s liquid gold – a source of great pride to Canadians. Every spring in Eastern Canada, clear sap runs from towering maple trees, signalling the start of the maple harvesting season. Enjoyed in kitchens around the world in a variety of dishes, Canadian maple products include maple syrup, maple sugar, maple butter, maple candy and other delicious confections.
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Drinks
Drinks
Canada is recognized for its unique and carefully produced beers, wines, distilled spirits, fruit and vegetable juices, and other beverages. Here’s what they all have in common: each is produced in Canada’s clean, natural environment using high-quality raw ingredients, our abundant fresh water and innovative production techniques.
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Looking to put Canada on your table? Find out how and where to buy Canadian food and drinks.

Recipes

Discover how to cook Canadian foods at home.
 
Try our recipes using the finest Canadian ingredients.

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Enjoy the nutty, delicious taste of Canadian wild rice in this salad.

6 to 8 servings
Easy
1.5 hours
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Canadian bison with pumpkin, sage and red wine makes for a memorable main.

10 to 12 servings
Intermediate
1.5 hours
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Enjoy this traditional Inuit bread with jams, soups and salads.

15 to 20 servings
Easy
30 minutes
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Tuscan braised short ribs with spinach & mushroom pilaf

Slow-cooked beef ribs pair perfectly with farro pilaf in this hearty dish.

8 servings
Intermediate
4.5 hours
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Sweet and delicious, this French-Canadian dessert features maple syrup. 

10 to 12 servings
Intermediate
60 minutes
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Try this tangy Canadian take on the classic potato salad.

6 to 8 servings
Easy
20 minutes
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Exploding with flavour, these yummy muffins make snack time better.

12 servings
Intermediate
30 minutes