With the approval of CETA today (Trade agreement between Canada and the European Union), Sunora Foods will no longer have any obstacles entering any of the European countries if they so choose to. Management has been opposed to Europe for years because of the very high tariffs and other trade barriers. These will soon cease to exist, thus giving the company more potential customers around the world.
On Page 1: Canada’s agricultural exports to the EU totalled an annual average of $2.5 billion between 2011 and 2013, led by wheat, soybeans and other oilseeds, canola oil, frozen fruits and maple syrup. Canadian agricultural exports to the EU currently face high tariff rates, with average EU agricultural tariffs of 13.9 percent.