Record harvest has some farmers crying the berry blues

Jul 21, 2014 - Industry presses mainland China to open market to fresh B.C. berries as local producers fear 2014's blueberry crop will outstrip freezer capacity in the province    Full Article


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Growing demand for natural food drives sales

Jun 24, 2014 - Claims of product purity have marketing clout – as long as they can stand up to scrutiny Full Article

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Saputo will no longer accept milk from Chilliwack farm

Jun 17, 2014 - Dairy product producer Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) will no longer be accepting milk from Chilliwack Cattle Sales in ... Full Article

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Record harvest has some farmers crying the berry blues

Jul 21, 2014 - Industry presses mainland China to open market to fresh B.C. berries as local producers fear 2014's blueberry ... Full Article



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California seeds brand battle in B.C. berry patch

Jul 08, 2014 - New berry variety seen by some as threat to local industry’s brand, by others as a saviour Full Article

Growing demand for natural food drives sales organically

Jun 24, 2014 - Claims of product purity have marketing clout – as long as they can stand up to scrutiny Full Article

Milk pick-up resumes at Chilliwack farm where cow abuse footage surfaced

Jun 23, 2014 - Canada’s largest dairy processor, Saputo (TSE:SAP), is once again accepting milk from the Chilliwack dairy farm where workers were recorded... Full Article

B.C. cherry exporters set for unimpeded access to China

Jun 18, 2014 - B.C. cherry farmers are rejoicing at an agreement this week between Canada and China that removes restrictions that have kept B.C. cherry exports... Full Article

Saputo will no longer accept milk from Chilliwack farm in response to horrific video showing graphic animal cruelty

Jun 17, 2014 - Dairy product producer Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) will no longer be accepting milk from Chilliwack Cattle Sales in response to a shocking video that... Full Article

Chicken pickings slim for organic growers in B.C.

Jun 10, 2014 - Marketing board decision to designate organic chicken mainstream will cut prices but discount premium paid by producers Full Article

Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt joins medical marijuana grower

May 28, 2014 - Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt is going green. Full Article

Fungus and climate change threaten global coffee supply

May 21, 2014 - A coffee bean-killing fungus that has spread across Central America likely won’t have an impact on prices this year, but starting in 2015,... Full Article

Former CedarCreek owners to focus on bubbly, build new winery

May 07, 2014 - Former longtime owners of CedarCreek Estate Winery plan to build a new destination winery that will focus on sparkling wine.... Full Article

Anthony Von Mandl to build new winery as he restructures wine assets

Apr 23, 2014 - Mark Anthony Group owner Anthony von Mandl is building a new high-end winery that will carry the Martin's Lane brand, which helped him win the... Full Article

Harsh winter is sweet news to B.C. fruit distributor

Apr 14, 2014 - Coquitlam’s Oppenheimer Group on track to sell $700 million worth of fruit in 2014 Full Article

Nature Trust saves land in Kootenays from development

Apr 11, 2014 - Amid concern that changes to British Columbia's Agricultural Land Commission will open up more Interior farmland to development comes news that... Full Article

Program cultivates innovative agricultural research

Apr 08, 2014 - Growing Forward 2 funding research into honeybee colonies, raw-milk cheeses Full Article

ALR bill gets mixed reactions

Mar 31, 2014 - After months of reports that such a bill was forthcoming, the British Columbia government has introduced a proposal that would make certain types... Full Article

B.C. government to divide Agricultural Land Reserve in two

Mar 27, 2014 - The B.C. government says there will be "no substantive change" to Agricultural Land Commission decisions on Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland... Full Article

B.C. greenhouse growers benefiting from 'buy local' push

Mar 25, 2014 - Weaker Canadian dollar, increased productivity and growing consumer demand for local fruits and vegetables helping growers exploit domestic market Full Article

Boom looms in B.C. bud business

Mar 25, 2014 - Medical marijuana seeds new industry opportunities as Health Canada regulations open door to commercial and legal grow-ops in B.C. Full Article

Federal injunction allows for domestic pot growing to continue into next year

Mar 24, 2014 - A Federal Court decision today was good news for medical marijuana users who were angered over new Health Canada regulations that would make it... Full Article

Reports amp up global food export potential

Mar 24, 2014 - Conference Board of Canada says the country could be a world leader in food production if dairy and other supply management systems were ditched Full Article

British Columbians say no go to GMO

Mar 04, 2014 - Two-thirds of British Columbians say they have a negative opinion of genetically modified (GMO) foods, according to research released by market... Full Article

Bugs helping build business for local companies

Mar 03, 2014 - B.C. companies are on the leading edge of developing natural pesticides Full Article

Movie mogul James Cameron buys into B.C. wine industry

Feb 13, 2014 - Academy Award-winning director James Cameron has bought Vancouver Island’s Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery from founders Jeff and Susan... Full Article

Vancouver's vertical garden operator Alterrus files for bankruptcy, owes $4m

Jan 28, 2014 - The city's vision for a vertical rooftop farm has been soiled after the company that transformed a rooftop parkade into a mass-producing... Full Article

Vancouver agri-tech startup Semios wins big at international awards

Jan 23, 2014 - A Vancouver-based startup has won a $285,000 award from U.S. telecom giant Verizon for its pesticide-free pest management system for farms.... Full Article

Local tea business brewing social justice in Kenya

Jan 07, 2014 - Vancouver-based JusTea provides Kenyan farmers with capital and training to process their tea leaves and help them reap a bigger share of the... Full Article

Asian restaurants charging top dollar for B.C. wines

Jan 06, 2014 - Painted Rock Winery's Red Icon listed at $900 per bottle in exclusive Shanghai eatery Full Article

Ex-Liberal MLA Bell swaps politics for fruit wine

Oct 22, 2013 - Former B.C. cabinet minister now a principal in B.C.’s northernmost winery Full Article

Fizz feared to be evaporating from B.C. wine trade

Oct 07, 2013 - Wineries consider consolidation as domestic sales slip and competition heats up Full Article

B.C. winery wins award for world's best affordable Pinot Noir

Oct 04, 2013 - A British Columbia winery has won top honours as the world's best Pinot Noir in the under £15 category at the Decanter World Wine Awards in... Full Article




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