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Each day TFO Canada publishes a sample of trade news on the Canadian import market along with any new, updated or changed regulations and legislations regarding international trade; countries in which TFO Canada offers services and on the export sectors which it promotes.


Price is the top reason Canadians donít buy more produce (Survey)

Monday, September 13, 2021 > 11:38:48

Canadian Grocer

Canadians tend to believe they have to empty their wallets to shop the produce aisle.

A new report from the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University found the No. 1 reason Canadians don’t buy produce more often is the price (39.5%). Other barriers to buying fruit and vegetables are “too much work to prepare” (30.5%), “not very tasty” (10.5%) and “not sure how to prepare/cook them” (8%).

“There is a perception that visiting the produce section is expensive,” says Sylvain Charlebois, director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab. “If you’re not careful, you can pay a lot...but there are good deals out there.”

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