Explore the world of plant-based foods!

With simple swaps even just three times a week, you can effortlessly introduce the goodness of plants into your diet and reap their incredible health and environmental benefits. There’s no better time than now.
It's the third annual Plant-Based Food Week! Join us as we inspire each other to embrace the value of plant-based foods — by trying exciting new meal options or simply swapping ingredients in our favourite recipes. An extra bonus—many plant-based foods use home-grown Canadian ingredients. From mouth-watering dishes to innovative ingredients, plant-based foods have never been more accessible or delicious!
Consumer Interest

Welcome to the forefront of culinary evolution!

  Plant-based foods aren’t a passing trend; they’re a monumental shift in how consumers approach their meal choices with more and more Canadians embracing the incredible potential of plant-powered or plant-forward meals as part of a healthy diet.

      In Canada alone, the plant-based food market already exceeds a billion dollars1, and globally, by 2030, this figure is projected to soar beyond $250 billion2.

  The plant-based food industry has expanded beyond traditional offerings, pushing the boundaries of what's possible through ingenuity and product development.
     Plant-based food products are reshaping culinary landscapes, offering a tantalizing array of options that cater to every craving, even meeting or exceeding the nutritional profiles of their traditional counterparts.
Sustainability &
Environmental Impact

             As the reality of climate change looms ever larger and the global population projected to surpass 9 billion by 2050, consumers worldwide are on a quest to minimize their environmental footprint.

        From curbing greenhouse gas emissions to conserving precious resources, the benefits of plant-based foods are profound and hold the promise of helping to reduce our ecological impact
Canada as a Leader

Canada is playing a pivotal role in driving the plant-based movement forward.

        From farm to fork, Canadian innovators are leading the charge in developing sustainable agriculture practices and pioneering plant-based solutions that inspire global change.

         Through innovation and entrepreneurship, Canada is paving the way for a more sustainable and resilient food system.

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We invite you to take part in Plant Based Food Week in whatever way feels right to you. Tune in to our social channels for ideas, tips, and tricks, or simply swap in some plant-based foods next time you’re out grocery shopping.

Plant-Based Foods of Canada (PBFC) is a division of Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP) and acts as a strong collective voice for the companies that make and market plant-based foods to increase awareness with consumers, government, and industry partners of this fast-growing industry, modernize regulations and make plant-based foods more available.
Plant-based diets have direct and positive impacts on issues that matter to consumers. Modern-day consumer preferences reflect that environmental sustainability, human health, social justice, and animal welfare are all factors that inspire people to incorporate plant-based foods into their everyday diets.  

Learn more about Plant-Based Foods of Canada

Protein Industries Canada is one of Canada’s five Global Innovation Clusters. Protein Industries Canada and our members are working to embrace the $25 billion opportunity presented by Canada’s ingredient manufacturing, food processing and bio-product sector. Projects in collaboration with the Canadian ecosystem add value to and create new markets for Canadian crops, which generate local jobs and support new economic development in locations across Canada.

Learn more about Protein Industries CanadaExplore The Road to $25 Billion