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Invest in Value-Added

Learn about investment opportunities and important resources for producers and agri-businesses for investing in the growing value-added sector.

1. Success Stories of Saskatchewan Value-Added Businesses


2. Investor Support Services

The Government of Saskatchewan can provide expeditor services for new agri-businesses. These services include but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with maximizing the competitiveness of your business, including pathfinding for infrastructure challenges.
  • Assistance with labour and skills training.
  • Assistance with market development, including delivering supportive Government of Saskatchewan programming.
  • Assistance in developing relationships with suppliers in your sector.
  • Providing industry and community insight.

The Government of Saskatchewan is also available to assist with pre-investment planning, including preparing a program for a visit to Saskatchewan, arranging site visits for potential investment locations and arranging meetings with industry stakeholders.

For more information on investment opportunities, visit Saskatchewan Trade & Invest.

Economic Development Support


3. Saskatchewan's Agri-Value Advantage

Saskatchewan is home to one of the most attractive investment environments in the world because of our Saskatchewan Value-Added Agriculture Incentive and streamlined and responsive regulatory system.

Saskatchewan Tax Rates

  • 12 per cent general corporate tax rate
  • 10 per cent manufacturing corporate tax rate (as low as)
  • 1 per cent small business tax rate
  • 0 per cent corporate capital and payroll taxes; no health premiums


Saskatchewan producers are the pioneers of agricultural sustainability, with a decades-long focus on soil health, diversified crop rotations, innovative technology and investments in research.

New research demonstrates that Saskatchewan crop production is the most sustainable in the world. Recent research commissioned by the Global Institute for Food Security found that Saskatchewan’s net carbon footprint for crop production is significantly lower than that of competitive jurisdictions.

  • The carbon footprint of Saskatchewan-produced canola is 67 per cent lower than competitive jurisdictions. The carbon footprint of Saskatchewan-produced canola is 90 per cent lower than international canola production.
  • For durum and non-durum wheat, respectively, Saskatchewan’s carbon footprint is 78 per cent lower and 62 per cent lower than competitive jurisdictions.
  • For dry field peas, Saskatchewan's carbon footprint is over 95 per cent lower, and for lentils it is 130 per cent lower than competitive jurisdictions.

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