About Us

Objective, Innovative Problem Solvers.

Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. is a provincial development agency with the mission to help farmers, fishermen and food processors be more prosperous and profitable. We are Nova Scotia’s only technical development agency focused solely on our food sector and maximizing its value.

We are a registered corporation owned by the Province of Nova Scotia and offer programs on behalf of government, undertake industry-driven development projects, and offer confidential consulting services.

The Perennia team’s number one goal is helping food-related companies grow and take advantage of new opportunities locally, nationally and internationally.

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.