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Importing Rice into Canada

Importing Rice into Canada Importers have contacted us with many questions relating to importing rice into Canada, such as what are the license requirements, or what are the taxes? Purchasing food internationally for import into Canada for human consumption can seem like an intimidating venture so here’s some helpful info


Obtaining the SFC License

Obtaining the SFC License The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations have been in force since January 15, 2019. Some requirements came into effect immediately and some were phased in over 2020 and 2021. As of July 15, 2020, it is now required to have a Safe Food for Canadians License


What is SFCR?

What is SFCR? Safe Food for Canadians Regulations The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force on January 15, 2019. Since that date, there is a requirement for a SFC licence to conduct certain food business activities. Its vital to understand these new regulations, especially for importers in


Importing Beef Into Canada from the US

Importing Beef Products into Canada from the US With BBQ season right around the corner, let's take a look at the documentation requirements to import beef products into Canada from the US. Keep in mind that these are general guidelines for commercial importations. Please contact our office for specific information.


Why Are My Shipments Being Held for Customs Examination?

Why Your Goods Are Being Examined For most, importing into Canada is a seamless process. Whenever goods are brought across international borders, however, there’s always a possibility that they might be held for Customs examination before being released. The Customs Act, entitles the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to do


Importing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables into Canada

Importing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables into Canada With the Safe Food for Canadians Act coming into effect on January 15, 2019, it would be pertinent to take a look at how this will affect importers of fresh fruits and vegetables into Canada.Canada is recognized as having one of the stronger

Importing To Canada

CBSA, CFIA and Importing Food

CBSA, CFIA and Importing Food When it comes to importing food into Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) play vital roles in the supply chain. The CBSA is responsible for the initial import inspection of food and agricultural products and enforcing the

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