The CPFC Advantage
If you're in the business of food... you should be here!
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+ specialty crops to be grown over 900,000+ acres of irrigated land.
Access to Markets & Logistics
Situated in the heart of Southern Alberta, this region is connected by road, rail, and air, serving approximately 342,000 people.
Labour, Resources and R&D
Agriculture-focused public and private research, and educational institutions support growth and innovation.
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
Ranked Country in Food Safety
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
CPFC allows us easy, quick access into Calgary as well as into the United States and access to all of our most important customers [...] and Southern Alberta is a hub of economic activity! We've got great access to local employment and we've got access to safe, clean water that we can use in our operation everyday.
Senior Director of Sales
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, and a transportation/warehouse sector valued at