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Ontario airport celebrates greenhouse industry neighbors

- General News
The campaign is designed to showcase the high concentration of greenhouses, achievements, and innovation of the sector in southwestern Ontario.

Court approves reorganization plan for Fruits Et Legumes Royal

- General News
A Canadian court has approved a reorganization plan for Montreal, QC- based importer-receiver Fruits Et Legumes Royal.

Fresh Express expands chopped salad kits in Canada

- General News
The new Fresh Express salad products have a suggested retail price of $5.97 and are available now in the refrigerated produce department at Canadian retailers nationwide.

Canadian government releases license conditions for importing romaine lettuce this fall

- General News
This is to inform you of the temporary licence conditions pertaining to your Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence pursuant to section 20(3) of the Safe Food for Canadians Act effective for the period from September 28 to December 20, 2023.

The Star Group partners with Harker’s Organics

- General News
The Star Group, via its Consolidated Fruit Packers (CFP) division, announced today it will partner with Harker’s Organics, a fifth generation, family-owned farm and organics wholesaler, to market and distribute high-quality certified organic Okanagan and Similkameen tree fruit across Canada and to international export markets.

Canadian groups applaud passage of Bill C-280

- General News
Bill C-280, sponsored by Member of Parliament (MP) Scot Davidson, aims to establish a deemed trust, a vital financial protection mechanism for fresh produce sellers in Canada. This mechanism will help secure payment in the event of buyer bankruptcy, providing stability and support to the industry while safeguarding Canadian food security.

Canada’s House of Commons passes financial protection Bill C-280

- General News
The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation are thrilled to announce that Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, has been passed at Second Reading in the House of Commons.

Canada’s first agri-food sustainability index launched

- General News
Canada has published its first sustainability index for the country’s agriculture and food sector, the National Index on Agri-Food Performance, as a pilot.

Remembering Peak of the Market’s Dave Whitmore

- General News
Dave Whitmore launched his career in the company as a sales representative and rose through the ranks to become Vice President Sales and, most recently, Vice President Product & Business Development.

Loblaw Cos. appoints president, CEO

- Retail
The appointment follows a global talent search initiated in August 2022 in anticipation of Robert Sawyer’s planned retirement as Loblaw’s Chief Operating Officer at the end of 2023.