Put down roots in Québec!

Québec is truly a food industry giant. Known for its abundance of
high-quality raw materials and its exports to the Americas, Europe and Asia, the agri-food industry is a powerful driving force for Québec's economy.

Choose growth: Choose Québec

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The agri-food industry is a major contributor to Québec's economy. In 2017, exports stood at $8.8 billion. The United States remain the key destination, accounting for 69% of the province’s exports


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Industry-leading companies

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More than 2,400 food processing businesses have chosen to reap the benefits of investing in Québec. Examples include Barry Callebaut, Bonduelle, Cargill, Danone, Kraft and Parmalat.


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A diversified workforce

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Québec boasts a vast labour pool covering the full range of agricultural production and food processing occupations.


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A great place for R&D

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Québec is known for its advantageous tax measures, which can cut R&D expenses by almost 35%. That’s just one of the reasons why there are several renowned research centres here.


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Competitive operating costs

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With a corporate tax rate of 26.6% in 2019, competitive labour costs and some of the lowest hydroelectric rates in the world, Québec compares extremely well to other industrialized countries in terms of operating costs.


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Customized financial products

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We assist you in the process of setting up your company in Québec, pro­viding step-by-step guidance and financial products to meet your needs. We can also help you forge strategic alliances with Québec businesses and carry out major projects in Québec.


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Why choose Québec?