Overview

We gathered feedback on the development of a Made in Alberta label that will help shoppers quickly identify products made in our province, and support local businesses in Alberta’s economic recovery.

Most provinces in Canada, except Alberta, have voluntary food labelling programs that help consumers easily identify locally produced, processed, and manufactured products. With the help of Albertans and stakeholders, we can develop a recognized voluntary label with consistent standards applied to all Alberta-made products.

Feedback was collected on how to implement the voluntary labelling program, including criteria for using the label.

Timeline

  • Open

    Survey closed February 19, 2022

  • Results under review

  • Completed

Who is listening

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development

Input received

Public survey

Albertans were invited to provide their feedback on the proposed voluntary label and how it would impact their purchasing habits from January 10 to February 19, 2022.

Stakeholder survey

Alberta producers, processors, manufacturers, and industry organizations were invited to provide feedback on the proposed voluntary label and how it would work for their businesses from January 10 to February 19, 2022.

Stakeholder virtual sessions

Stakeholders participated in virtual discussions on how the new voluntary labelling program will be implemented.

Outcomes

Consultations with industry stakeholders and consumers will help finalize the implementation of the proposed label.

Contact

Ag-Info Centre: 310-FARM (3276)
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

Last updated: April 5, 2022