June 24, 1940 (19th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Mr. MacKINNON (Edmonton West): (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Consumption of vegetables in the fruit and vegetable preparations industry, 1937 and 1938.
Fresh vegetables-
Asparagus, Canadian
Asparagus, imported
Beans, green or wax, Canadian.. ..
Beets, Canadian
Carrots, Canadian
Corn, Canadian
Peas, green, Canadian
Pumpkin, Canadian
*Spinach, Canadian and imported.. Tomatoes, Canadian and imported Other fresh vegetables, Canadian.. Other fresh vegetables, imported..
1938 1937
Cost Cost
Quantity Value Quantity ValuePounds $ Pounds $1,896,408 150,277 2,810,388 265,834145,354 13,060 171,299 15,15011,964,343 252,259 11,766,748 246,8931,841,357 19,195 1,706,622 23,0554,920,281 43,246 4,802,608 49,815102,650,832 501,133 113,684,448 561,56278,318,163 1,033,608 36,681,156 837,4264,834,087 13,049 7,950,635 21,4163,160,508 35,263 3,069,553 40,313422,455,670 2,302,534 487,173,177 2,803,52321,040,303 145,825 310,8781 3,643 1 21,767,077 391,704
Only small quantity of "imported" reported by less than 3 firms. 95826-64

Questions

1. Consumption of vegetables in the fruit and vegetable preparations industry, 1937 and 1938
-Concluded
1938 1937
Other vegetables-
Dried vegetables, such as beans, peas, etc.,
Canadian
Dried vegetables, such as beans, peas, etc.,
imported
Vegetables in brine, Canadian
Vegetables in brine, imported
Tomato pulp and puree
Note: Figures for 1939 are not yet available.
Quantity
Pounds
Cost
Value

Quantity
Pounds
Cost
Value

16,157,097 372,105 16,354,112 594,765
873,150
831,812
958,729
9,671,437
33,234
18,806
57,185
274,943
1,374,372
1,327,678
657,424
8,717,028
61,178
35,464
36,727
239,352
2. Exports of canned vegetables to United Kingdom and United States during the calendar years 1937, 1938, and 1939.
Countiy 1937 1938 1939United Kingdom
82,246,756 $2,618,607 $3,595,984United States
204 19,099 122,754

Topic:   PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS OF CANNED VEGETABLES
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