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Crop prices to stay under pressure

Commodity News Service Canada – North American farmers hoping for weak commodity prices to right themselves could be waiting for quite a while, according to one of the speakers at the Cereals North America conference going in Winnipeg this week. Dan Basse, president of AgResource, said  currency issues are making life very profitable for farmers […] Read more

It’s a shame that Canada imports more food products than it exports

Canada should look to countries like the Netherlands, which is a leading 
exporter of roasted coffee even though it doesn’t grow coffee beans

Canada’s agri-food trade profile continues to be in deficit. As the demand for specific items heats up around the globe, it’s apparent that a rethinking of our processing, value adding and export aggression is long overdue. Considering the low value of the Canadian currency, this is an opportune time to push our products onto the […] Read more