The weighted retail price of milk in Canada holds up well in comparison with the prices paid in many other countries.
Retail prices in Canada are higher than in the United States, not just for milk!
Milk is one of the most economical beverages in Canada and provides 16 essential nutrients in our diet.
With over 22,000 employees on dairy farms, Quebec milk producers are one of the largest employers in the province.
The deregulation of the dairy sector in Australia: a success story worth imitating?
Australia deregulated its dairy sector in 2000
For a glass of milk sold for $2.50 at a restaurant, a dairy producer receives just 23¢ (9%).
For a medium pizza sold for $18.59 at a restaurant, the milk producer receives only 65¢ (3.5%) for the milk used to make the cheese topping the pizza.
Productions under supply management have an important economic impact for Quebec.