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Green light for Canadian cherry exports to South Korea

Green light for Canadian cherry exports to South Korea
Canada has been given the go ahead to export British Columbia’s fresh cherries to the lucrative South Korean market. Negotiations had been ongoing since 2015. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of […]
Mon 22/08/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Slowdown in Canada’s organic farming

Slowdown in Canada’s organic farming
Canada’s organic farming sector experienced a challenging 2021. Adverse weather conditions in the main organic farming provinces negatively affected fruit production, where volumes were 11.6% lower than in 2020. But […]
Wed 10/08/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Indian bananas and baby corn gain access to Canadian market

Indian bananas and baby corn gain access to Canadian market
Indian bananas and fresh baby corn have gained access to Canada, following successful negotiations between the national plant protection organisations of both countries. The news was confirmed in a meeting […]
Mon 25/04/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

US trucker shortage deepens

US trucker shortage deepens
The US transport sector reports that vaccine mandates have intensified a long-term shortage of truckers in the United States. Website Producer reports Jon Eisen of American Trucking Associations as saying: […]
Tue 22/02/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Canada’s fresh produce supply hit by jab mandate for US truckers

Canada’s fresh produce supply hit by jab mandate for US truckers
Canada is facing growing shortages of fresh fruits and vegetables as border agents have begun refusing entry to unvaccinated US truckers, leading to chaos, according to a Bloomberg report. A mandate starting […]
Mon 24/01/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
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Del Monte expands organic fresh cuts in North America

Del Monte expands organic fresh cuts in North America
Del Monte is to expand its organic fresh-cut fruit production in the US and Canada to allow for added retail convenience, as the fruit will be cut to order prior […]
Wed 12/05/2021 by Richard Wilkinson

Canada publishes revised organic standards

Canada publishes revised organic standards
On December 11, 2020, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) published a revised version of the Canadian Organic Standards – the set of principles, guidelines, and permitted substances by the […]
Wed 10/03/2021 by Richard Wilkinson

French government opposes take-over of Carrefour

French government opposes take-over of Carrefour
France’s government has opposed the proposed €16.2 billion takeover of French supermarket chain Carrefour by Canadian convenience store group Couche-Tard, according to Reuters. Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne said Thursday on […]
Wed 20/01/2021 by Richard Wilkinson

CPMA Fresh Week 2021: Industry Connections, Reimagined

CPMA Fresh Week 2021: Industry Connections, Reimagined
November 19, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) is moving forward in 2021 to connect members and build business opportunities, even within these unique times. Recognizing […]
Thu 19/11/2020 by Richard Wilkinson

CPMA Convention & Trade Show 2020 looking to ‘push flavours’ 

CPMA Convention & Trade Show 2020 looking to ‘push flavours’ 
The largest fresh produce event in the Canadian industry, the CPMA’s Annual Convention & Trade Show, provides a unique opportunity for industry leaders to enhance existing relationships and develop new […]
Tue 25/02/2020 by Richard Wilkinson

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