Horticulture stats

Canadian horticulture is a vibrant and diverse industry. With over 120 varieties of fruit and vegetables—from apples to zucchini—grown in every region of Canada from Newfoundland to British Columbia, horticulture is the most varied sector of Canadian agriculture.

Quick facts




  • Number of fruit farms in Canada: 7,845
  • Total fruit farm gate value: $1,033,786,000
  • Top commodity based on farm gate value: blueberries ($261,532,000)
  • Canadian fruit marketed volume (metric tonnes): $955,616,000
  • Fresh fruit exports in: $1,283,876,000

Data from the Statistical Overview of the Canadian Fruit Industry – 2016 and the Statistical Overview of the Canadian Vegetable Industry - 2015.

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