Canada consistently ranks as one of the top importers of U.S. food and agricultural products. In fiscal year 2014, U.S. exports to Canada reached a record $21.7 billion. Major U.S. exports to Canada include fresh fruits and vegetables, prepared foods, and snack foods.

Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada and the United States have eliminated all tariffs and quantitative restrictions on agricultural goods and have strengthened scientific ties to eradicate diseases and pests, conduct research and enhance conservation.    

Data & Analysis

January 23, 2015
The Canadian Dairy Commission issued a press release on January 15, 2015, stating that it would be reducing the support price for skim milk powder effective March 1, 2015.
January 21, 2015
U.S. exports of corn-based products have experienced rapid growth in the past decade, reaching a value of $7.6 billion in fiscal year 2014, up 16 percent from the previous year.
January 16, 2015
FAS Canada recently assisted, Forgotten Harvest, a U.S. hunger relief organization operating on both sides of the U.S. and Canada border.