The fresh produce supply chain’s total contribution to Canada’s GDP was nearly

$15 billion

in 2022.

In 2022, the produce supply chain supported more than

185,400 jobs

in the Canadian economy.

CPMA Members represent

90% of fresh fruit and vegetable sales

in Canada.


Advocacy CPMA provides a forum for both industry members and government to dialogue on a wide range of issues and initiatives which may affect the distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables, including trade facilitation and standardization. CPMA places a strong emphasis on federal and provincial government advocacy on behalf of its members, and the produce industry at large, to ensure that there will be no unnecessarily complicated or restrictive regulations that impede the ability of members to market and sell fresh produce in Canada.

Economic Footprint of Fresh Produce Sector