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The Daily


Tuesday, June 26, 2007


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Canada Food Stats is an easy-to-use product that provides access to a broad spectrum of food statistics and indicators. It contains information on food available for consumption, food prices, nutrition, supply and demand, as well as data on the food industry, processing, employment, productivity, international trade and much more.

This product, developed by Statistics Canada's Agriculture Division in co-operation with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, contains numerous formatted reports with over 40 years of data in some cases, along with topical analyses. There are also a number of data sets available for the provinces, along with selected quarterly and monthly statistics. It is an invaluable research tool for nutritionists, food industry analysts, market researchers, or consumers who are just looking for reliable data on food.

Making a query is simple. Just select the data series, geographic area and time period. Submit the query. Click on Show Data and the results will be displayed. You can also download results to your own software application.

The Canada Food Stats CD-ROM (23F0001XCB, $81) is now available.

Canada Food Stats (23F0001XBB, free) can be downloaded directly from our Web site to your desktop.

For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Jean-Pierre Pelchat (613-951-2860; 1-800-465-1991; jean-pierre.pelchat@statcan.gc.ca), Agriculture Division.