Your Food Story Starts Here
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Humble, hardworking islanders passionately working together to make one awesome Canada’s Food Island.
World renowned, sustainable FOOD
Growing for 200 years, with ideal growing conditions thanks to iron rich soil.
10% used for seed
Fishing for 150 years.
45 lobster ports.
World famous since 1800’s
26% of Canada’s oysters come from PEI
There are over 90+ PEI brands
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Oyster Map & Guide!
North America’s fave mussel!
80% of Canadian mussels
Healthy, happy, humane cows
REASONS TO EAT & DRINK PEI
Our Vibrant Food Scene
We inspire food lovers and support food entrepreneurs so that everyone can be a part of Canada’s Food Island story.
Check out our month long, award-winning Fall Flavours events!
Experience Fall Flavours from September – October, celebrating people, our island, and our world class ingredients.
Culinary Institute of Canada operates in Charlottetown, PEI
322 food services and drinking places
6 breweries, 3 vineyards, 3 distilleries
1,400 chefs & cooks
Thriving FOOD Economy Supports Entrepreneurs
SMEs dominate the food economy
75 manufacturing firms
The food economy is attracting entrepreneurs
+13 food manufacturers
+12 grocery stories
+9 aquaculture firms
+5 beverage manufacturers
+12 beverage manufacturing firms
The Island ranks #1 among the provinces for the % of food-related GDP
Provides 20,000 (direct/indirect) jobs
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