The CPFC Advantage
Great Economic Indicators
Alberta has no provincial sales tax, no payroll tax, no health care premiums and lower land costs than other regions in Canada.
Superior irrigation and growing conditions allow for 65+ speciality crops to be grown over 906,151 acres of irrigated land.
Access to Markets and Logistics
Situated in the heart of Southern Alberta, this region is connected by road, rail and air, serving approx. 342,000 people.
Labour, Resources and R&D
Agriculture-focused public and private research, and educational institutions support growth and innovation.
IF YOU ARE IN THE BUSINESS OF FOOD
You Should Be Here!
Feeding The World
Recognized as a hub for food processing, many global food companies are already located in the region. The existing logistics and transportation supply chains have led to a growing number of niche innovators choosing to build their businesses here. The industry associations, research institutions and Economic Development Organizations are here to provide support.
Gross Domestic Product
Total Land Acres
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Key Processors & Niche Innovators
- Cavendish Farms
Gouw Quality Onions
Maple Leaf Products
Whole Leaf Products
L.A. Grain Ltd.
Black Velvet Distillery
P & H Milling
Prairie Meats Ltd.
Leffers Brothers Vegetables
Latin Foods Inc.
Lethbridge Meats & Seafood
Let's Pasta Food Services
Sunrise Berry Farms
Lucco Farms Mustard
CR Fruit Farms
Broxburn Farms Ltd.
Crystal Springs Cheese
Busy Bea's Market Garden
Prairie Gold Produce
Supply Chain & Infrastructure
Columbia Seed Co Ltd.
H & R Transport
Bayer Crop Science
Federated Coop Limited
C.C Constantini Commodoties
Chin Ridge Seeds Ltd.
Invigro BioEnergy Corporation
1) Mental game skills to turn pressure and nerves into an advantage
WINNING STATE teaches athletes that no amount of physical training will eliminate nervousness. The idea is a myth. Athletes learn a new of skills to face nerves head on and turn heart-pounding pressure into an advantage.
4) Mental toughness skills to make hard decisions
Athletes learn that decisions are black or white. We do or we don’t. We go train or we blow it off. We go to class or we ditch it. We study hard for the test or we don’t. As we’re deciding whether to work or slack off our mind plays tricks on us: “You can get away with it just this one time.” What a mistake! The heck with getting away with it. WINNING STATE teaches athletes how to make mentally tough decisions that propel them forward, toward becoming a champion. Success on and off the mat takes mental toughness.
2) Knowledge of why confidence and mental toughness are NOT the same
Athletes learn why mental toughness is more important than confidence. Confidence is a flighty “feeling” that comes and goes. Mental toughness is a gritty attitude that can withstand adversity. WINNING STATE teaches athletes mental toughness tactics to stay poised and composed under pressure. WINNING STATE is the first to make the distinction: mental toughness drives confidence.
3) Strategies to preplan self-talk to crush doubt and hesitation
WINNING STATE teaches athletes how to give themselves an inspiring pep-talk when the pressure is on. Athletes learn self-talk strategies to verbally win the battle between doubting and believing. WINNING STATE provides numerous examples of great self-talk to put doubt in its place and go for it.
5) Competition skills to “flip the switch”
In the competitive sports context, WINNING STATE coined the term “flip the switch” to give athletes a simple idea to take into competition. Athletes learn how to switch on a competition process loaded with mental toughness tactics to get the most out of themselves under nerve-wracking pressure.
Plus more essential mental toughness skills to COMPETE MENTALLY TOUGH and win
- Skills to achieve a LOCKED-IN mental state.
Knowledge of what a mental game “is” and what a mental game should “produce.”
A new perspective that makes a clear distinction between physical toughness and mental toughness.
The skill to breathe systematically to settle nerves, increase horsepower, and strengthen focus.
Self-talk strategies to prevent worrying about future outcomes and to instead keep the mind grounded in the present focused on doing their job.
Mental pictures of what to visualize when their heart is pounding through their chest.
Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta
Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta
AB Agriculture Economics Association
AB Aquaculture Association
AB Association of Agricultural Societies
AB Barley Commission
AB Canola Producers Commission
AB Corn Committee
AB Farm Fresh Producers Association
AB Farmer’s Market Association
AB Food Processors Association
AB Greenhouse Growers Association
AB Institute of Agrologists
AB Irrigation Projects Association
AB Motor Transport Association
AB Organic Producers Association
AB Pulse Growers Commission
AB Rhodiola Rosea Growers Association
AB Safflower Growers Association
AB Seed Grower Association
AB Seed Processors
AB Sugar Beet Growers
AB Vegetable Growers
AB Wheat Commission
Barley Council of Canada
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance
Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta
Potato Growers of Alberta
Western Barely Growers
Western Feed Industry Association
Wild Rose Agriculture Producers
The irrigation region of Southern Alberta possesses all the necessary attributes for food processing companies to establish plants in this region.
2015 Alberta Irrigation Districts Association
Businesses in the region are at the centre of a well-positioned trading area just north of the US border serving approximately 342,000 people; a transportation / warehouse sector valued at $207 million.
Canada's Premier Food Corridor is a consortium of Economic Development professionals working to advance the agri-food sector in Southern Alberta, Canada through investment attraction and advocacy for the agri-food industry. Each Municipality or Economic Development Organization serves an individual community while focusing on a greater vision of investment, innovation, and growth for the CPFC Region. We understand that our boundaries do not define your business which is why we have taken a collaborative approach to ensure the CPFC Region is ready for agri-food development. Together we offer a welcoming business environment, strong infrastructure, and a skilled workforce.
To learn more about each individual municipality click their logos below.