Business / Organization Information Business / Organization Address
(Required) Representative Contact Information
This individual is the main point of contact and also the signing authority on behalf of the business / organization.
About the Business / Organization Industry Category (Primary Purpose of Operations) (Required) Select your Business / Organization Type (Required) Co-operative Corporation Partnership Sole Proprietorship Does the Applicant identify as an Indigenous Business / Organization? (Required) The Applicant produces fresh food, beverage, or agricultural and seafood products which are 100% grown, caught, or raised in B.C. (Required) The Applicant processes food, beverage, or agricultural and seafood products which are processed and packaged in BC with 51% or more of the direct cost of producing the product in its final form (i.e. sum of raw material, direct labour, variable processing, and packaging) originating in BC. (Required) When the main raw materials are available in sufficient quantities from B.C. producers, they are used in the production of the product. (Required) List of products the Applicant would like to certify as ‘Buy BC’
The products listed below must be either 100% grown, caught, or raised in BC
—OR—processed and packaged in BC with 51% or more of the direct cost of producing the product in its final form originating in BC (i.e., sum of raw material, direct labour, variable processing, and packaging). List of products: (Required)
(Please include the Product Name, Product Category, and the UPC or PLU codes if possible).
Buy BC Product Categories:
2. Bread and Bakery Products
3. Cereal and Grains
4. Confectionary Products
5. Dairy Products, Eggs, and Alternatives
6. Floriculture and Nursery Products
7. Fish and Seafood
8. Fruits and Vegetables
9. Meat, Poultry, and Plant-Based Proteins
10. Natural Health Products
11. Nuts and Seeds
12. Pet Food and Supplements
13. Prepared Foods
14. Sauces, Dressings, and Seasonings Direct Cost of Producing Products Calculator
Please download the
Direct Cost of Producing Products Calculator and fill the document with your product information. Once completed, upload the file below.
The completed Direct Cost of Producing Products Calculator is required for Agriculture, Food and Beverage, and/or Seafood Processors. It outlines the percentage of direct costs of producing the product that originate in BC.
For a product to qualify, the direct cost of production must be equal to, or higher than 51%.
Direct Cost of Producing Products Calculator
Excel spreadsheet: 30KB (.xlsx)
Upload completed Calculator (Required) Intended Use Attestation Intended use of the Buy BC Certification Mark (Required) I attest that the Buy BC Certification Mark may only be used for the eligible activities and purposes outlined below: Labeling Products with a Buy BC Logo: Individual Product, Case Packaging
Print Marketing: Retail flyers, marketing brochures/rack cards, stickers, sell sheets, table-tent cards, banners, recipe cards, contest forms
Online/TV Marketing: Social Media (organic and paid), online advertising/promotions, TV advertising.
Signage (static or digital): In-store displays, off-premises signage, shelf-talkers/-strips. wobblers, outdoor ads (i.e. transit, vehicle).
Promotional Merchandise: Shopping bags, aprons/clothing, placemats. Declaration and Consent (Required) I agree By submitting the Application, I/we hereby declare on behalf of the Applicant that the information provided in the Application is true and correct in every respect and acknowledge that the completion and submission of this Application does not guarantee that the Applicant will be entitled to receive an Authorized Use Agreement to use the Buy BC Certification Mark.
I/we further acknowledge and agree that, if approved, any permitted use of the Buy BC Certification Mark will be governed by the terms of the Authorized Use Agreement provided to the Applicant hereby agrees to be bound, and unless otherwise approved in advance in writing, the Authorized Use Agreement will not apply to any purposes not referred to therein, which will be based upon the information that I/we have provided in this Application.
If this application is signed using an electronic signature, I/we understand and acknowledge that an electronic signature has the same legal effect, and can be enforced in the same way, as a written signature. Time (Required)