The BC Chicken Marketing Board regulates the pricing and production of BC chicken while meeting consumer expectations in animal care and on farm food safety. We work with industry partners to maintain sustainability as we grow the market.
To lead a healthy, growing and profitable BC chicken industry.
With our industry partners, staff and the public in mind, we are:
Fair – We take a balanced approach in executing our responsibilities.
Dependable – We can be counted on to do what we say we will do.
Accountable – We hold ourselves responsible for our decisions and actions.
We apply principles-based regulation through the use of guiding principles that have the acronym SAFETI
Strategic – identifying key opportunities and systemic challenges, and plan for actions to effectively manage risk and take advantage of future opportunities
Accountable – maintaining legitimacy and integrity through understanding and discharging responsibilities and reporting performance.
Fair – ensuring procedural fairness in processes and decision making
Effective – ensuring clearly defined outcomes with appropriate processes and measures
Transparent – ensuring that processes, practices, procedures, and reporting on how the mandate is exercised are open, accessible and fully informed.
Inclusive – ensuring that appropriate interests, including the public interest, are considered.
About BCCMB: The British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board (BCCMB) is a non-profit agricultural commodity board that monitors and regulates the production and marketing of chicken in British Columbia. Every year we licence over 325 broiler quota holders in BC and 15 primary poultry processors. We also provide permits to approximately 200 small-lot holders who grow 2,000 birds or less.