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PRINCE QUEENS KINGS

Humble, hardworking islanders passionately working together to make one awesome Canada’s Food Island.


Population 165,000

World renowned, sustainable FOOD

POTATOES

Growing for 200 years, with ideal growing conditions thanks to iron rich soil.

10% used for seed
30% table
60% processing

LOBSTER

Fishing for 150 years.

1200 fishers.

45 lobster ports.

OYSTERS

World famous since 1800’s

26% of Canada’s oysters come from PEI

There are over 90+ PEI brands

Check out our interactive
Oyster Map & Guide!

MUSSELS

North America’s fave mussel!

80% of Canadian mussels

BEEF

Multigenerational farmers

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

Thriving Bioscience cluster with over 60 firms and organizations- contributing to $256M in 2018 (83% increase between 2012 – 2018)

SMEs dominate the food economy

75 manufacturing firms

The food economy is attracting entrepreneurs

Between 2015-2020:

+21 restaurants
+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

Download PEI Lobster, Mussels, Oyster, Beef, & Potato Infographics today!

PEI PotatoES

PEI OysterS

PEI Beef

PEI Mussels

PEI Lobster

FOOD lover’s come &

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