Does Asian Canadian Immigration equal Healthier Canadians?
Asian immigration to Canada positively influences Canadian eating habits
According to this article in the Montreal Gazette, a recent study by Toronto-based company NPD Group has found that 11 per cent of the Canadian population is of Asian descent, and this is having a positive influence on Canadian food consumption and dietary trends as immigration to Canada increases throughout the years.
The study, Eating Patterns in Canada, looked at various food trends and consumption rates over the past decade, finding that foods such as red meat and potatoes decreased in consumption across Canada, while rice, pork and seafood increased. Healthier choices such as snacking on fruit and drinking more tea and green tea have also increased.
Companies shouldn’t ignore immigration to Canada
One key finding in the survey as that while 3.3 million people of Asian descent live in Canada, they are mostly ignored by larger food and beverage companies’ advertising and marketing campaigns. The study recommends that those companies stop overlooking the Asian community in order to remain competitive.
One of the great positives of living in a multicultural society is that it’s nothing to pop over to an area like your city’s Chinatown or other cultural neighbourhood and experience new foods, beverages and ways of life. What perks have you noticed from increased immigration to Canada?
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