Agri-Food
A diversified workforce


Québec labour costs at all levels—for production employees, technical personnel and professionals—are highly competitive.

Labour Cost Comparison

 

Food Processing (Index: U.S. = 100)

 

Québec

 

 65.23

Canada

 

 67.78

United Kingdom

 

 68.69

Italy

 

 69.46

Netherlands

 

 72.12

Japan

 

 72.97

France

 

 74.96

Germany

 

 80.87

United States

 

 100

 

Source: KPMG's Guide to International Business Location Costs, 2016 Edition

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The training provided at academic institutions is diverse, accessible and affordable. No wonder Québec has such competent workers!

 

Numerous programs are offered, dealing with every facet of the agri-food industry:

 

  • agro-environmental engineering
  • agronomy
  • biotechnology
  • consumer sciences
  • farming and food processing
  • food engineering
  • food processing and food quality technology
  • food science and technology
  • nutrition
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Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976