Québec produces more than 80 percent of the world’s maple syrup. It is also a leading supplier of pork, seafood, berries, cheeses, game meats, ice cider, chocolate and baked goods.
And produced with passion
The winner of international awards for its quality cheeses (over 500 brands available), ice cider and beers. Québec is the land of poutine, bagels, smoked meat and where peanut butter and ice cider were invented.
Quebec has implemented stringent traceability, quality control and monitoring measures. Businesses in the food industry work in concert with the governement to integrate state-od-the-art production and processing technologies and adopt strict sanitary and environmental standards.
And globally connected
Québec products are found in more than 160 countries. Most food businesses are located close to the Canada-US border and are integrated into the continental North American market. They can deliver their products by truck, serving a market of over 130 million consumers within a 620 mile (1000 km) radius.
The Québec Government Office in Chicago is pleased to welcome Ms. Molly Bañuelos as Commercial Officer for the Food Industry. This office’s general mandate is to work on a wide range of commercial, economic, political,