About Us

From field to fork or catch to plate.  We’re your team to make things happen.

Perennia is a not-for-profit corporation with the mission to help farmers, fishermen and food processors be prosperous and profitable.

We have a flexible business model that is a hybrid of funding from the Government of Nova Scotia with more than half our annual budget derived from consulting services and special projects.

Our services are grouped under three major areas: field services, quality and food safety and product development and commercialization.

We have a team of more than 30 specialists which makes us one of most comprehensive and wide-ranging teams focused on development of the food sector in the Atlantic region.

Why work with Perennia?

  • Our depth.  We have a diverse team with a wide variety of specialized skills and a deep bench to ensure projects are done thoroughly and on time.
  • Our objectivity.  We aren’t affiliated with any product companies, thus we can focus on what is the best for our clients’ and their goals.
  • Our resources.  We have a wide variety of resources to advance projects and provide assistance – from people to publications, fact sheets and videos, labs and a commercial pilot plant
  • Our connections.  If we can’t help, we’ll lead you in the right direction and connect you with people who can.