Canadian Agri-Food Foresight Institute

An institute distinctively designed to both broaden and deepen food knowledge.

What is the purpose of Canadian Agri-Food Foresight Institute?

The institute helps farmers, consumers, NGOs, the hospitality industry, the broader community, students, and the food industry to explore, learn, innovate, commercialize, and make positive change to improve food quality, security, sustainability, appreciation, and healthfulness.



Devoted to tackling canadian’s food issues along the entire agriculture and food continuum, Canadian Agri-Food Foresight Institute is looking forward to better understand the future of food.



With the help of the prospective method, the institute evaluates and analyzes current agri-food systems to understand the future of agri-food systems. CAFI releases 4 to 6 studies on specific food issues, yearly.



The Institute offers its consultation services to a wide variety of industry and government-mandated projects to help strengthening their strategy at every step of the food life cycle – production, storage, distribution and retail.


Our most recent studies

We strive to enlighten people regarding the most current food trends in every area of the food chain. Here are our most recent publications.

Canadian Agri-Food Foresight Institute’s Twitter feed

  • RT  @scharleb : Le point sur la pénurie de main d'oeuvre dans le secteur agroalimentaire 3 days ago
  • RT  @scharleb : According to a recent Dalhousie Report, more than 10 million Canadians will deliberately limit the amount of meat they eat by… 3 days ago
  • RT  @scharleb : Rapport du GIEC: "Diminuer le gaspillage alimentaire aura un impact plus important que de se priver de viande."… 5 days ago
  • RT  @scharleb : "With animal proteins, extremes won't help. Reducing food waste will have more of an impact on our planet than vegetarianism.… 5 days ago
  • RT  @scharleb : Back in #Montreal, August 21, to discuss the growing demand for Canadian plant protein in an evolving global marketplace. Loo… 1 week ago