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BC Tree Fruits Cooperative has completed its top level restructuring, appointing Todd McMyn as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Ross Dwhytie as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). McMyn joined the Cooperative effective April 1 and Dwhytie on April 8. Read more

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The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (BCTFC) has purchased 85 acres of land in Kelowna, BC, with the purpose of building a new facility under the Cooperative’s new “One Roof” plan. In conjunction with this purchase, BCTFC has an agreement in place to sell Read more

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The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative has gone through a major shakeup, with layoffs of staff and key changes in upper management over the last several months. Read more

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Cidercraft Magazine announced the winners of the second annual Cidercraft Awards today and BC Tree Fruits Cider Co. emerged as big winner, taking the Double Gold in the Hopped Cider category for Broken Ladder Apple & Hops. Cidercraft Magazine is the Read more

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AgSafe is pleased to welcome Kyle Hart as the newest member of their team of safety consultants and advisors. Hart will be working with agricultural producers in the central Okanagan region. Read more

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Dave Geen

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The cherry industry in the Okanagan is evolving and Coral Beach Farms, the largest cherry grower in the Okanagan, and indeed in Canada, is an example of that evolution. Read more

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BC Tree Fruits is excited to unveil a brand new, state-of-the-art peach and apple packing production line in their Oliver packing facility. Read more

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Steve Brown

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Sometimes it’s the simple things that make the most difference. Read more

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BCFGA AGM

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There was an air of optimism as the 129th BC Fruit Growers Annual General Meeting drew to a close. The industry has been riding a wave of success as the provincial replant program has given a boost to growers Read more

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The BC version of the Washington-based Decision Aid System (DAS) is ready for growers to use.“All the relevant BC information has been loaded,” says Melissa Tesche, acting General Manager of the Okanagan-Kootenay Sterile Insect Release Program(SIR). Read more

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The Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldman’s Group in collaboration with the BC Fruit Growers Association, Summerland Varieties and Growers Supply will be hosting the BC Tree Fruit Horticultural Symposium. Read more

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Growers with the BC Tree Fruits Co-Op have elected four new directors to the board as members met at the Annual General Meeting in Peachland. Four positions were open at the AGM this year, two in the south and two in the north Read more

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The Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldman's Group in collaboration with the BC Fruit Growers Association, Summerland Varieties and Growers Supply will host this event. Read more

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The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative membership met for their Annual General Meeting on October 25th in Peachland. The AGM is an opportunity for the membership, 219 voting members who attended this year, to review the previous season and to elect the Board Read more

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Apple quality going into storage is the biggest factor that will determine the quality coming out of storage, BC Tree Fruits (BCTF) Post Quality Development Manager Bill Wolk told the BCTF Hort symposium this spring. Read more

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An event that fruit growers and industry suppliers look forward to is the BC Tree Fruit Horticultural Symposium, brought to you by the Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldman's Group. Read more

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Hail Damaged Apples

Stephanie Symons

2013 Year in Review. The volume of apples received by BC Tree Fruits in 2013 was down, not only due to bad weather, but also because some growers have elected to ship their fruit to the United States for packaging. Read more

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Flip through he pages of the 2013 Fall Issue of Orchard & Vine Read more

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Apple Promotion

Devon Brooks

Making February as the month to celebrate apples might seem more than a little counterintuitive, but it turns out there is a method to BC Tree Fruit’s madness. Read more

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