Asia Pacific Conversations: A Canadian Dairy Cooperative’s 10-Year Journey into Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia boasts a population of 660 million and, as a region, represents Canada’s fourth-largest merchandise trading partner, with trade reaching $40.7 billion in 2022. 

In this episode of Asia Pacific Conversations, APF Canada’s Program Manager, International Trade & Investment, Anastasia Ufimtseva, chats with Noel Navin, the Director of International Sales (Southeast Asia) for Agropur. Agropur is a dairy co-operative based in Québec and represents some 3,000 dairy farmers and producers in the province. Ten years ago, Agropur established a sales office and innovation centre in Southeast Asia, with headquarters in Singapore. In this podcast episode, Noel discusses the challenges and successes of his company’s journey into Asia that began a decade ago.