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New EFAO BIPOC Committee looking for members

According to the EFAO, the BIPOC Equity and Accountability Committee will advise, assess and evaluate the association’s efforts towards its equity and anti-racism goals.

Senator Rob Black named 2021 Produce Champion by CPMA

The CPMA’s annual Produce Champion award is given to a member of parliament or senator who has supported the produce industry and brought industry issues to the forefront on Parliament Hill.

Infarm and Sobeys extend partnership for fresh produce

Infarm will construct new Growing Centres – growth, production and distribution hubs with high-capacity vertical farms – at sites in Calgary, Halifax, Winnipeg and Hamilton, Ont.
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The effects of time and temperature on the postharvest quality of fruits and vegetables are visually depicted in the Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables. Through hundreds of vibrant color photographs, this unique resource illustrates how the appearance (e.g., color, shape, defects and injuries) of fruits and vegetables changes throughout their postharvest life and how storage temperature greatly contributes to critical quality changes.

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Featured News 

Managing early bunch rot in grapes

Botrytis bunch rot, caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea, is a common problem wherever grapes are grown. The disease can cause serious losses in both yield and quality when weather conditions favour the disease. The high humidity and frequent rains Ontario has experienced this summer means bunch rot is developing earlier than usual. » Read more...

StatsCan releases data on organic fruit and veg production

In 2020, certified organic fruit and vegetable farmers grew and sold more produce despite adverse weather conditions and labour shortages amid the pandemic. Certified organic production accounted for 6.4 per cent of the total fruit and vegetables sold nationally in 2020. » Read more...

Help us improve the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

We’re bringing the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit to you virtually again in 2022, and we’ve made a survey to learn how we can help make your virtual event experience the best ever. » Learn more