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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of up to $9.5 million to the Canola Council of Canada to support market development activities aimed at increasing the consumption and value of canola in domestic and global markets.
The activities being undertaken in this project will help Canada’s canola industry meet its growth target of 26 million tonnes of sustainable canola production by 2025. This will be achieved through market research as well as developing international and domestic strategic partnerships, participating in conferences and trade shows, and developing recipes for canola-based healthy meals.
“Our government continues to support what matters most to Canadians—job creation, prosperity and the economy. Our farmers grow the world’s finest canola, and we will continue to make smart investments that help our farmers stay competitive now and in the future.”
“The Canola Council of Canada welcomes this significant investment in canola market access and development. With 90% of our canola production destined for world markets, these activities are an integral part of boosting canola’s value and ensuring industry growth.”