Buy BC logo

Producers, farmers, and food and beverage processors are eligible.

Producers and farmers: 

Producers and farmers can apply to certify products that are 100 percent grown, caught, or raised in B.C.  

Food & Beverage Processors:

Processors can apply to certify products that have 51 percent or more processing costs originating in B.C. Applicants must provide the total cost of production for an individual processed product to be approved.  

Certification Licence:

A certification licence validates that a product meets the Buy BC definition of local. You will receive a certification licence for your products if you are a producer or processor whose products are grown, caught, raised, or processed in B.C.

A certification licence allows you to use the Buy BC logo on product packaging of your certified products.

Marketing Licence:

A marketing licence is intended for:

With a marketing licence, the Buy BC logo can only be used on marketing materials – not on product packaging or product labels.

There are many ways to use the Buy BC logo on your packaging and marketing materials.

When you apply for a Buy BC logo licence, you will receive a Buy BC Logo Guide.

If your brand requires logo colours other than the ones described in the logo guide, email

The Buy BC team strives to ensure that Buy BC is valuable to our members. Consumer brand recognition is a key component of ensuring this value. When you add the logo to your product packaging and marketing materials, British Columbians know your products are local.

As a Buy BC member, you can benefit from a wide range of Buy BC activities including: 

No. If you have received your Buy BC certification or marketing licence, you already have approval to use the logo for free. 

Buy BC partnership program

To be eligible for the Buy BC Partnership Program, all applicants must first register for Buy BC logo licensing. The Buy BC Partnership Program has additional eligibility requirements related to project budget, years in business, annual revenue, and more.

Eligible activities include: