Good news: Canada’s organic market continues to grow! There are a record number of certified organic producers across the country, and more consumers eating and using organic products than ever before.
In 2020, the market for organic food and beverages in British Columbia reached an estimated $508.1 million, showing 15.6% year-to-year growth since 2017!
British Columbia’s organic market is thriving. Dig into stats on the high demand for organic products, plus consumer trends and opportunities, in this new report, created in collaboration with the Canada Organic Trade Association.
Funding for this report has been provided by the Governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.Download the report Read the media release
The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) publishes comprehensive reports on the Canadian organic industry, focused on both consumers and producers. Reports include:
All of COTA’s publicly available reports—free and paid—can be purchased and downloaded from their online store.
The Organic Sector Development Program (OSDP) provided funding for organic research from 2002 until 2013. The OSDP is now concluded. The list of completed projects, along with final reports can be viewed here.
UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
An interdisciplinary and inclusive research hub for solutions to local and global food systems sustainability.
Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada
Facilitates and leads research and education supporting organic producers, consumers and other organic sector stakeholders.
Industry-supported research and development endeavours initiated by the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada in collaboration with the Organic Federation of Canada. The Organic Science Clusters are supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and many organic sector partners.
Canada Organic Trade Association
Works to provide in-depth background information and analysis on various segments of the Canadian organic sector.
Organic Value Chain Roundtable
Builds a shared understanding of the Canadian organic sector’s competitive position and creates consensus on how to improve its performance and profitability.