2021 Asia Virtual Plant Protein Mission

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Online - Japan and Taiwan

Japan has the world's 3rd largest economy.

Canada exports over $2.3 B in protein products to Japan and Taiwan each year.

Canada is Taiwan's #1 supplier for non-GMO soybean

13% of Taiwan's population is vegetarian, one of the highest in the world

Packaged food sales are expected to reach $192 B in Japan by 2022

Japanese investment in Canada has doubled in the last 7 years. Reaching $29 B in 2018.

Highlights of the program

  • Participate in seminars to make investment and trade pitches to an audience of foreign buyers and investors.
  • Access to major food multinationals with strategic interests in investing or importing innovative plant-based protein ingredients and products.
  • Networking events with support from locally engaged staff to expand your business connections.
  • Business to business meetings with companies looking to enter the Canadian market and source plant-based protein ingredients.

Who is this mission for?

The program is designed for Canadian companies that are manufacturing plant protein ingredients or products. Companies should have an interest in seeking investment and/or expanding trade. To maximize exposure and opportunities for participating companies, there will be a selection process following application.

This opportunity is in partnership with the Government of Canada.

Company Application Form


Please note that any and all information included in this form may be released and disseminated to other governmental and non-governmental agencies, including but not limited to embassies (both domestic and abroad), organizations and/or international venture capital or investment companies for the purposes of determining a company’s investment opportunity in the Canadian market. All information you provide should be considered appropriate for public use and not commercially confidential. If you would like to include information that is commercially sensitive, please contact us directly. Applicants must become members of Protein Industries Canada to go on the mission.