$1 billion more
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec (MAPAQ), if each consumer spent $30 more in Quebec products per year, a billion dollars more would be injected into the local economy in five years.
10 x fewer km
Fruits and vegetables travel anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 kilometers before reaching our tables. According to MAPAQ, we can reduce this distance by 5 to 10 times by buying locally.
12% of jobs in Quebec
According to MAPAQ, from 2017 to 2018, the biofood industry created 518,672 jobs in the economy, which represents 12% of jobs in Quebec.