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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 Ratifies Agreement on Wine Labelling - International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz today announced Canada’s ratification of the World Wine Trade Group (WWTG) Agreement on Requirements for Wine Labelling. The agreement was signed by WWTG participants, which include Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Georgia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States, in January 2007. Click here for more information.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that negotiations toward an expanded and modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) have concluded. The modernized CIFTA will notably provide expanded market access opportunities for agricultural, fish and seafood products through the reduction or elimination of Israeli tariffs on a large number of products, and duty-free access under tariff rate quotas for certain products. Click here for more information.


September 20-23, 2015 Trade Mission to Fine Food Australia, Sydney, Australia

October 10-14, 2015 Anuga Exhibitor & Visitor Programs, Cologne, Germany

October 26-27, 2015 Canadian Food & Drink Summit 2015: Measuring Performance, Taking Stock, Inspiring Action, Toronto

November 5-7, 2015 International Wine & Spirits Fair, Hong Kong

November 11-13, 2015 Food Hotel China, Shanghai

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

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

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