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Welcome to the
Canadian Food Exporters Association (CFEA)

Are you a food, beverage or ingredient manufacturer looking to export or expand into new markets, a buyer looking to source Canadian products or a consumer looking for that unique recipe then look no further the CFEA is here to help you with your needs.


CFEA is a voluntary non-profit industry association founded in September 1996 by a group of fourteen companies who felt the need for a resource focused on the enhancement of export efforts in the food and beverage industry, particularly (but not exclusively) on the part of small to medium-sized enterprises (SME's).  The mission of the organization is to:

  • Increase the profitable export sales of food, beverage and ingredient products.

  • Increase the number of small to medium-sized food, beverage and ingredient processors and manufacturers exporting.

  • Raise the international profile of Canadian food, beverage and ingredient products.

The CFEA takes pride in offering programs and services that contributes to the success of our members and clients export initiatives. The CFEA makes every effort to ensure our members and clients participate only in programs in markets that hold potential for them. If you are unsure if a market is the right fit for your company please reach out to us for guidance. Your success is important to us!

To learn more about the association click on the links above or contact the association directly (click on the contact link to see the various ways to get in touch with us). 


Canada concludes free trade agreement with Trans-Pacific partners: The TPP agreement will give Canada preferential access to dynamic and growing Asia-Pacific markets. Tariffs and other barriers faced by a wide range of Canadian products from various sectors will be cut. Click here for more information.

The US FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule is now final, and compliance dates for some businesses begin in September 2016. This final rule is the product of an unprecedented level of outreach by the FDA to industry, consumer groups, the agency’s federal, state, local and tribal regulatory counterparts, academia and other stakeholders. Click here for more information.


December 1-3, 2015 FiE (Food Ingredients Europe), Paris, France

February 21-25, 2016 Gulfood Visitor Program, Dubai, UAE

March 8-11, 2016 Foodex, Tokyo, Japan

April 12-15, 2016 Food&HotelAsia (FHA), Singapore

Click here to go to our Calendar page to see more upcoming events from around the world 

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