An increasing demand to yield large amounts of produce can cause your soil to be quickly depleted of vital vitamins and minerals, which results in smaller crops with less nutritional value.more »
Packaging decisions can be difficult and stressful… with many different options it can seem overwhelming and once you’ve chosen what you would like your final package to look like, coordinating supply components can be just as challenging. more »
Jul 8, 2015 2:02 PM Innovations
Precision agriculture isn’t just for cereal crops anymore. BC-based company, Semios is using wireless technology in orchards and vineyards to monitor pests and apply pheromones instead of commercial pesticides for crop protection. more »
Jul 8, 2015 10:44 AM Innovations
Trust a culinary company founded in Okanagan wine country to create a premium candy for adults with a discerning wine palate – Nummers! Gourmet Wine Gems™ more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:34 PM Innovations
Tucked into an orchard along the Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) trail, The Trail Store Fruit & More is the perfect place to take a break from your activities. Owned and operated by local orchardist Rod Hollett and his wife Darlene. more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:26 PM Innovations
Kelowna’s new Glow Juicery has expanded from Edmonton to the Okanagan with a line of fresh juices, smoothies, and raw food options. more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:21 PM Innovations
McClintock’s Farm in Comox Valley is known for its raspberries, blueberries and sweet corn. Now they are know for their water buffalo yogurt. more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:17 PM Innovations
A true sign summer is just around the corner is the arrival of BC berries to our farmers markets and produce stores. more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:11 PM Innovations
This year LAFFORT® celebrates 120 years of leadership in the conception, production and distribution of oenological products. more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:07 PM Innovations
Automatic Yeast Re-hydration, Acclimatization & Pitching. Replace dreaded “Stuck Fermentations” with healthy, vigorous fermentations! more »
Jul 7, 2015 3:02 PM Innovations
Installing fencing can be an incredibly time consuming task. AB Custom Fencing in Vanderhoof now carries and endorses STOCK-ade’s fencing stapler systems. more »
Jul 7, 2015 2:55 PM Innovations
A new device out of Vancouver, B.C. will give growers all the information they need to manage the health of their crop without laying a finger on a single plant. more »
Jul 7, 2015 2:51 PM Innovations
Left Field Cider Co. use Bourbon Barrels to Ferment their Cider more »
Jul 7, 2015 2:47 PM Innovations
New PLU Label Developed
You wouldn’t normally think of a shipping supply company as being innovative – especially one that has been around for more than 38 years. Then again, you haven’t met Ron Brown – Founder and President at Shippers Supply.
Penergetic Makes Your Grapes More Energetic
Better wine. Improved resistance to pests and disease. Reduced use of chemical inputs. You’d think with all those benefits, Penergetic would be a household name in the wine making industry in Canada. But in fact, use of this innovative bio-technology is not yet well known in vineyards here. Derek Pratt, the BC-based importer and Canadian distributor, would like to change that.
The Cork That's Not a Cork
Now winemakers have another choice when it comes to stopping up the wine bottle. This unique new wine bottle from EZ Cap has a reusable flip-top bottle stopper so wine drinkers can simply pop it back on and save their wine for another day.
Constellation Lab Brings Science to Art of Wine
One of the advantages of being part of a large wine company, is you have access to state-of-the-art testing equipment.