Alberta is the third largest overall crop producer (by GDP) in Canada meaning an abundant supply of agriculture feedstock. Our province comes in first place for barley production, second for wheat and canola, and third for oats. This feedstock is used by many local businesses, whether they are food processors or those developing new and innovative products.
Job Force & Wage Statistics
Approximately 11% of Alberta's overrall workforce is employed in the agriculture and food sector, with the majority employed in the food services subsector.
Edmonton's agriculture and food workers make an average wage of $21.01 for primary agriculture and inputs, $19.15 for food adn beverage processing, and $14.59 for food wholesale, retail, and service.