Below you will find CPMA news releases, media advisories, and other media-related documents. For all media and/or communications inquiries, please contact Allan Gordon, Manager, Communications, at agordon@cpma.ca or (+1) 613-226-4187 x225.

March 19, 2019 - CPMA Applauds Government for Transformative Investments in Budget 2019

March 11, 2019 - CPMA Celebrating 10th Year of Passion for Produce Program at 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show

March 1, 2019 - CPMA Welcomes New Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

February 12, 2019 - CPMA Statement on Canada’s Agriculture Day

January 22, 2019 - CPMA and CPHA Welcome new Canada Food Guide

January 15, 2019 - Canadian Produce Marketing Association Prepared to Support Launch of Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

January 9, 2019 - Canadian Produce Marketing Association Introduces Inaugural Corporate Culture Awards


December 19, 2018 - Exhibit Space for 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show Sold Out

November 30, 2018 - CPMA Welcomes Signing of USMCA

November 21, 2018 - Fall Economic Statement Increases Fresh Produce Industry Competitiveness

November 7, 2018 - Canadian produce industry hosts successful Fall Harvest meetings with Parliamentarians

October 26, 2018 - The Canadian Produce Marketing Association is proud to recognize its 2018 Produce Champions

October 25, 2018 - Fresh Produce Industry Supports Targeted Carbon Tax Relief for Greenhouse Growers

October 1, 2018 - CPMA Pleased with New USMCA

August 27, 2018 - CPMA Statement on Announcement of US-Mexico Trade Agreement

August 16, 2018 - PTI Leadership Council Encourages Further Industry Collaboration as Focus on Traceability and Blockchain Grows

March 5, 2018 - Canadian Produce Marketing Association Pleased with Progress at Round 7 of NAFTA

February 22, 2018 - California Farm Bureau Federation and Canadian Produce Marketing Association Highlight Importance of NAFTA

January 29, 2018 - Canadian Produce Marketing Association satisfied with progress made in sixth round of NAFTA negotiations

January 24, 2018 - Canadian Produce Marketing Association pleased that an agreement has been reached on the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership

January 22, 2018 - Canadian Produce Marketing Association launches the Canadian Food Safety Fund to support food safety research and projects


December 12, 2017 - 2018 pre-Budget Report of the Standing Committee on Finance adopts two recommendations from the Canadian Produce Marketing Association

November 21, 2017 - CPMA’s Freggie Children’s Program gives kids the opportunity to be “Chef for a Day” to learn about healthy eating

November 9, 2017 - Canadian produce industry urges parliamentarians to consider important trade and health issues

October 18, 2017 - CPMA Hosts Successful “Ready for Trade” Luncheons with Foreign Embassies in Ottawa and Vancouver

September 28, 2017 - “Taste of California” chef challenge dinner in Monterey at CPMA’s Semi-Annual Board Meetings a Tremendous Success

September 18, 2017 - The Canadian Produce Marketing Association and The Wilson Center host successful NAFTA event

July 26, 2017 - CPMA leadership in California to discuss the importance of free trade

July 20, 2017 - Inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption in Canada creates significant economic burden, study finds