The meat industry is more vibrant than ever, employing 68,000 people annually and growing. Most people are unaware of the different career options and paths that are available in the meat industry. Some of the positions include:
- Meat Cutter
- Retail Meat Manager
- Sausage Maker
- Production Supervisor
- Value Added Meat Processor
- Many More
Whether you want to be in sales and marketing, meat cutting and processing, management, or in the abattoir, there’s a stable and exciting meat specialist career option for you.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
Learn the answers to the common questions asked about the Meat Industry and working within this industry.
Want to learn more about the Meat Industry in Canada. View our Industry Links page and be guided to great sources of information for the meat industry. These include Government, Associations and Educational resources.
Alberta Agriculture and Food
Alberta Food Processors Association
Alberta Food Processing Development Centre
Beef Information Centre
Canadian Beef Export Federation
Canadian Cattlemens Association
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Canadian Grocery HR Council
Canadian Professional Meat Cutters Association (CPMCA)
Guelph Food Technologies
Ontario Independent Meat Processors