A well-established agricultural sector
New Brunswick is well known for its farming, forestry, and fisheries. We have the value chain to support growing things, and a highly-skilled workforce with an expertise that has supported those industries here for generations. Add to that the research coming from our universities and colleges, as well as from groups like Research and Productivity Council (RPC) and everything is here for agritech companies to thrive.
New Brunswick is recognized as an international leader in potato research and production thanks in large part to having the largest producer of potato products headquartered here. McCain Foods is the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties. The company’s products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries – one in every four French fries in the world is a McCain fry.