The produce industry and its supply chain had an estimated economic impact of
$17.4 billion in real GDP
in 2016 dollars.
In 2019, the produce industry
supply chain supported
in the Canadian economy.
CPMA Members represent
90% of fresh fruit and vegetable sales
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.