Definition of agri-food in English:



mainly Canadian
  • Relating to the commercial production of food by farming.

    ‘Canada's agri-food sector contributes more than $140 billion to the national GDP’
    • ‘The results were transferred to farmers and other parts of the agri-food industry.’
    • ‘These organizations have close ties with the big agri-food corporations.’
    • ‘The store is a retail outlet that will sell your Manitoba agri-food or beverage product(s) with the support and help of various merchants at the Forks.’
    • ‘The concept of the market is to allow consumers to buy agri-food produce from the primary producer and helps sustain rural communities at a time when they are experiencing hardship in farming.’
    • ‘This policy emphasized the importance of export markets, the "life-blood of many segments of Canada's agri-food industry," and particularly trade in grains and oil-seeds such as canola.’
    • ‘He said that they were rapidly losing confidence in the Minister to defend farm incomes and the interests of the agri-food sector in Ireland.’
    • ‘Exports to the UK still account for 38% of our total agri-food exports.’
    • ‘They were due to open a number of stores in major country towns, where our agri-food industry is the backbone of the economy.’
    • ‘The events will provide a unique opportunity for young people interested in careers in agriculture, horticulture and the agri-food industry.’
    • ‘Samples were airlifted to Havana with a trade delegation of Agri-Food specialists from Yorkshire.’