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Agriculture NB collective forms from three ag groups

The Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick, the National Farmers Union in New Brunswick, and Really Local Harvest have formed the Agriculture NB collective.

Fruit & Vegetable to honour Top 4 Under 40 in Canadian horticulture

From commercial growers and researchers to equipment suppliers and service providers, Fruit & Vegetable is recognizing the talent of those driving Canada’s fruit and vegetable industry forward.

Red Prince apple packaging now more sustainable

Blue Mountain Fruit Company (BMFC) have changed their Red Prince apple packaging to be both recyclable and biodegradable over a few years, rather than decades.
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Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability provides scientists in the areas of food technology and nutrition with accessible and up-to-date information about the chemical nature, classification and analysis of the main phytochemicals present in fruits and vegetables – polyphenols and carotenoids. Special care is taken to analyze the health benefits of these compounds, their interaction with fiber, antioxidant and other biological activities, as well as the degradation processes that occur after harvest and minimal processing. >> Learn More
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Marketing Matters: When challenges become opportunities

“Pivot” may be the most fashionable word of 2020, and it certainly applies to agri-food businesses that have rapidly adjusted to changing market conditions. Growers based in York Region, Ont. shared some insights into which new processes have been the most successful, and which are expected to continue into the long term. » Read more...
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OMAFRA apple specialists break down recent PMRA re-evaluation

The PMRA has released several re-evaluation decisions relevant to apple growers. Kristy Grigg-McGuffin (OMAFRA horticulture integrated pest management (IPM) specialist) and Cassandra Russell (OMAFRA tree fruit specialist) break down the re-evaluation outcomes and what they mean for apple growers. » Read more...