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Canada: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

In 2020, Canadian food sales amounted to US$49 billion, a decrease of 34 percent from the previous year. This includes commercial and non-commercial national sales.
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Canada: Grain and Feed Update

The 2021 growing season was one of the hottest and driest on record in the Canadian Prairies.
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Canada: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

FAS/Ottawa forecasts an eight percent decline in Canadian apple production for marketing year (MY) 2021/22, as adverse weather events affected many growing regions in Canada.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently updated Importer Attestation Form 5961, which is required for shipments of romaine lettuce from the California counties of Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Monterey.
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Canada: Dairy and Products Annual

FAS/Canada projects modest growth for milk and cheese production in 2022, as COVID-19 restrictions on the food service sector continue to impact consumption patterns.
On September 13, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) released details for the re-implementation of additional import requirements pertaining to romaine lettuce, and products containing fresh romaine lettuce, from the United States.
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Canada: Livestock and Products Annual

Both the Canadian cattle and swine herd will see contraction to begin 2022. The impacts from the 2021 drought will result in a lower Canadian calf crop in 2022.
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Canada: Poultry and Products Annual

FAS/Canada projects moderate growth in chicken meat production in 2022, following a robust recovery in 2021 prompted by stronger than anticipated sales through the retail channel and quick-service restaurants.
The federal government announced details for a $160 million USD program over three years to help farmers adopt beneficial management practices that store carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through cover cropping, nitrogen management, and rotational grazing practices.
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Canada: Grain and Feed Update

Intense heatwaves, strong winds, and lower-than-average precipitation will negatively impact MY 2021/22 wheat production in vast areas of the Canadian prairies.
Canada has released proposed changes to the Feeds Regulations, 1983. The proposed regulations, Feeds Regulations, 2022, will provide the first major update to Canada’s livestock feeds regulations in over 30 years.
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Canada: Wood Pellets for Heat and Power

Canadian wood pellet production is forecast for continued growth in 2021 as plant capacity utilization improves.