Québec measures up extremely well in terms of operating costs.
Fresh water of good quality is abundant in Québec, making it less expensive to bring up to drinking standards. This explains why Québec's water prices are so low compared to most other places around the world.
A number of Québec regions and cities are known for their diverse activities in the agri-food sector. In particular, Montréal, Québec and Saint-Hyacinthe are key industry centres. In these regions, companies and research centres have forged strong business relationships that give them the edge on the international playing field. In Québec, we understand that joining forces is a winning strategy for everyone!