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CMC is an Ottawa based trade association that advocates on behalf of its members – meat packers and processors operating establishments licensed under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. 

With over 130 members, CMC is an internationally recognized voice that shapes the future of the meat industry in Canada by bringing over 95 years of expertise, influence and resources.

 

Meat industry at a glance

In 2017 Canada exported
$2.4 BILLION
of beef and veal to 61 countries
In 2017 Canada exported
$4 BILLION
of pork to 87 countries
A modest $100 million increase
in exports (red meat) results in
an almost equivalent increase in GDP of
$97 MILLION
In 2016 red meat consumption
and exports supported
288,000 JOBS
In 2016 $ 13.7 billion in GDP &
194,000 JOBS
were supported by
Canada’s Red Meat supply chain
CMC regular members include
54 companies
operating 186 federally regulated
establishment in Canada

EVENTS

November
15
2018

Industry Days with Government – TORONTO

Thursday, November 15, 2018
November
16
2018

Sodium Reduction Workshop

Friday, November 16, 2018
November
22
2018
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NEWS

Misleading Canada Food Prices 2019 Report Makes Assumptions of Red Meat Industry Pricing

News Release, Thursday, December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) The Canada Food Price Report for 2019, released earlier this week, makes assumptions that the cost of meat is set to fall because Canadians are adopting plant-based diets. In fact, the beef demand index is strong, only showing a decrease of

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Completed USMCA Critical for Continued Growth of the Canadian Meat Industry

News Release, Monday, October 1, 2018
October 1 (Ottawa, ON) – The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), finalized late last night, is an important step in maintaining competitiveness and continuing to grow the meat industry in Canada. The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is pleased to see the hard work of the Canadian government over

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Agri-Food Sector Regulatory Approach Needs Competitiveness, Growth and Innovation

News Release, Friday, September 28, 2018
September 28 (Ottawa, ON) – For Canada to become one of the top five global competitors in the agri-food sector, and climb the ranking of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, it will take government leadership and industry support. The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is

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Meat Industry Applauds Government For Tabling of CPTPP Before Summer Recess

News Release, Thursday, June 14, 2018
The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) welcomes the introduction of the legislation to implement the Comprehensive Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as tabled earlier today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The industry recognizes that the government has done a lot of political manoeuvring to get Canada

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CMC’s membership is an association of diverse engaged businesses who share a common goal – to make sure the meat industry continues to thrive and grow and continues to be THE BEST industry to work for in Canada LEARN MORE

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REGULAR
MEMBERS
83
ASSOCIATE
MEMBERS
2
RETAIL/FOOD SERVICE

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