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The Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey

THE TERRIFIC THANKSGIVING TURKEY SUN The official date Thanksgiving fell on changed Thanksgiving is a statutory holiday in Canada except for Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Sunday is the most common day to have Thanksgiving dinner (over Saturday and Monday). several times until 1957 when it officially became the second Monday in October. TURKEY NUTRITION Turkey is the Most Nutritious Meat Protein Source Other Good Meat Protein Sources: Chicken 29.90g Fat 4.51g Protein 30.91g Beef 3.22g 5.94g 29.26g Pork 7.22g 32.8g Salmon 8.13g 25.44g WORLD TURKEY PRODUCTION Canada Produces 3% of the World's Annual Turkey Production Top Turkey Producing Countries in Tonnes Canada United States Rest of the World United States France 0.37 TONNES Germany 0.5 TONNES 0.26 TONNES Italy 56% 41% Brazil 021 United Kingdom Canada 5.8 Hungary TONNES Israel Chile 3% CANADIAN TURKEY PRODUCTION Top 5 Turkey Producers by Province The majority of Canadian turkey production takes place in Ontario. Quebec is a distant second. 11 Ontario Quebec British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan TURKEY CONSUMPTION Canadian Annual Turkey Consumption Nearly 40% of All Canadian Households Buy Turkey for Thanksgiving 1 million turkeys Consumed on Thanksgiving Bought Turkey for Thanksgiving 9.6 million whole turkeys were consumed by Canadians in 2011. One-third of them (3 million) were consumed on Thanksgiving. TURKEY PRICES The Average Cost of A 5-8 kg Turkey by Province The Average Cost of A Thanksgiving Dinner Spiked 13% More in 2011 S49.20 S2.60 S4.11 $43.50 $3.84 $3.07 S4.97 S3.09 S4.83 2010 2011 TURKEY IMPORT/EXPORT Canada Turkey Import/Export in Tonnes Import Export 182 Tonnes- 3.8 Tonnes redleaf

The Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey

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The Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey is the true star of Thanksgiving all around the world. On behalf of everyone at, have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.


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