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Minister Ritz Promotes Canadian Beef and Creates Agricultural Trade in Vietnam

March 18, 2015

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has concluded his agricultural trade mission to Vietnam, where he promoted world-class, safe Canadian beef and created business opportunities for industry representatives in the delegation.

Minister Ritz introduced the Canada Beef Inc. Brand series to Asia, where he showcased Canadian beef exports to Vietnam with industry at a cooking demonstration.

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Cattle prices continue to soar in Canada

January 30, 2015

“We had record prices, we had a lot of cattle to sell. It was long overdue and very deserving for the primary producer who has waited a long time for this after BSE.”

In the last year, the price of cattle in Canada has doubled. That may seem strange considering Alberta’s current economy, but Balog says it all comes down to supply and demand.

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