Agribusiness & Food Production


Miller Thomson’s Agribusiness & Food Production group is a leader in Canada.  We advise on the legal needs for all segments of this industry sector, from the farmer/producer, to the food manufacturer, to the end consumer – and virtually every other facet along the value chain.  Agribusiness and food production gives rise to many complex and unique legal issues.  Miller Thomson’s Agribusiness & Food Production group brings in lawyers from all practice areas in our firm to solve the corporate/commercial and litigation challenges faced by our clients. With a top level Band 1 ranking from Chambers Canada for Agribusiness & Food – a recognition we have been honoured with for six consecutive years – our group has the experience and in-depth expertise to cover the entire scope of the agriculture industry, from field to table.

Our services include advising on:

  • Marketing boards and commissions
  • Livestock and plant production
  • Agriculture lending and recoveries
  • Commercial transactions involving agriculture & food production
  • Litigation on agricultural & food production issues
  • Business organization & development
  • Land use planning & environmental issues
  • Liability of governments & government agencies
  • Grain law
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Safety
  • Marketing & transportation
  • Intellectual property
  • Farm succession planning, estates and tax issues

COVID-19 Resources

We have written on a variety of topics to help identify the pertinent issues, understand the legal implications, minimize risk exposure and manage legal obligations.


“Grade A” expertise

For the sixth consecutive year, our Agribusiness Group earns a top ranking in Chambers Canada. We are proud to be acknowledged as a “go-to firm for agribusiness”, recognized for our “thorough and responsive” service, “solid knowledge” of the sector and in-depth understanding of our clients’ business needs.


Getting the Deal Through: Agribusiness 2020

From our field to yours… learn the ins and outs of Canadian agricultural laws and regulations in this comprehensive guide.


The Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law

Read the latest from our Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law blog.


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