• Mussels 

    A Coastal B.C. Gem! B.C.’s coastal waters provide a great location to grow shellfish, especially Vancouver Island, the Georgia Basin, and the Sunshine Coast. About: Mussels mature into a marketable size over an 18-to-36-month period in deep-water tenures where they are suspended in mesh socks.   Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Turkey 

    Gobble gobble!  B.C. turkey production is mainly concentrated in the Fraser Valley, with small flocks produced around the province! About: Turkey was traditionally purchased for enjoying at special holiday dinners, but shoppers are purchasing year-round as an excellent source of protein that is low in cholesterol and fat. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Chicken 

    Profile: Chicken production is B.C.’s second largest land-based agriculture industry. About: Chicken has always been a nutritious choice for your family, but with advancements in chicken farming, chicken is even more nutritious than it was 20 years ago. When you eat chicken, you are not only getting an excellent low-fat source of protein, niacin, and…

  • Beef 

    Profile: B.C. beef is a single ingredient and naturally nutrient-dense protein food. About: B.C. ranching takes place primarily in the Interior where ranches focus on raising high-quality cattle. Earing B.C. beef is environmentally sustainable. Ranchers and farmers are conscientious stewards of the land, and they work to adopt practices that support the environment. Did you…

  • Crab – Dungeness 

    Profile: Caught along the coast of B.C., Dungeness Crab is an iconic West Coast seafood that is enjoyed year-round. About: Dungeness Crab is known for its sweet, buttery taste. It’s an excellent source of high-quality protein and is rich in zinc, magnesium, and Omega 3.  Did you know?

  • Eggs 

    Get Crackin’!  Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse. They’re an affordable protein and can be enjoyed with any meal of the day!  About: One large egg contains 6.5 grams of the highest quality protein. Eggs contain all 9 essential amino acids and 14 key nutrients. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Oysters 

    A National Leader:  B.C. is the leading producer of farmed oysters in Canada. In 2021, 8,000 tons of farmed oysters were harvested in B.C.—a wholesale value of $32 million!  About: Oysters are low in calories and rich in nutrients like protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. They’re a good source of zinc, iron, and vitamin…

  • Potatoes 

    Homegrown! Whether you eat a baked potato at home or order fries at your local restaurant, chances are that potato was grown right here in B.C. About: The humble potato is a nutritional powerhouse. They’re about 80% water and contain more vitamin C than an orange, more fibre than an apple, and more potassium than…

  • Mushrooms 

    A Local Favourite:  British Columbians eat more mushrooms than most other Canadians. About: B.C. mushrooms are fresh and available year-round! Find them in the produce department at local grocery stores or at farmers’ markets!  Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Apples 

    Deliciously Crisp! Deliciously crisp apples are grown in the Okanagan, Shuswap, Similkameen and Creston Valley and are enjoyed by people all over the province. About: Ambrosia apples are a B.C. homegrown original! The first Ambrosia apple was discovered by chance in Cawston, B.C. The mother tree is still alive and producing Ambrosia’s to this day!…