Food Retail Sector in Canada

The Canadian Food Retail Sector.
Opportunities for Swiss Companies. February 2011

The Canadian Food Sector


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The Canadian Food Sector


Table of Contents.

Introduction Market Dynamics Canadian Food Retail Trends in the Retail Food Industry Organic, Natural, & Functional Foods Regulatory Environment Market Entry Appendix

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The Canadian Food Sector



This report will provide information to Swiss businesses considering Canada as an export destination for food retail products. This report provides insights into the Canadian food...