Our news

The duo vertically integrates to create Sun Grape California LLC — An Oppy Company Oppy, a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world, has joined forces with table grape owner, grower, packer and shipper Sun Grape USA to establish Sun Grape California LLC — An Oppy Company. This joint venture … Continued

Our news

Born and raised in the countryside 30 minutes East of Edmonton, Alberta, Daryl currently resides in BC’s Lower Mainland. She is armed with a diploma in business finance and is currently on track to receive her CCP designation from the Credit Institute of Canada. Prior to joining Oppy, Daryl gained valuable experience in administration, accounts … Continued

Our news

Mid-December arrival ample for holiday celebrations Continuing to ramp up its volume of the red kiwifruit since bringing it to North America a decade ago, the leading grower, marketer and distributer of fresh produce from around the world looks toward further expansion of this colorful and flavorful fruit. Hailing from Italy and Greece, Red Passion … Continued

Our news

New packaging ensures superior eating experience UP Vertical Farms, an innovative indoor grower of local leafy greens in Pitt Meadows, BC, announces the launch of its new top seal pack in collaboration with its sales and marketing partner Oppy. This packaging aims to better meet the evolving needs of the market, combining sustainability, freshness and … Continued

Our news

The Eastern Produce Council (EPC) Tailgate is an annual event held at MetLife Stadium for networking and fostering relationships to elevate awareness of fruits and vegetables. This year, Oppy not only attended but took a significant role as sponsor to showcase its commitment to the industry and association — highlighted by the Oppy logo featured … Continued

Our news

With over 60 countries attending and 1,160 exhibitors, the 2023 Global Produce & Floral Show was in full force this year — with particular excitement at the Oppy booth as its Chair, CEO and Managing Partner John Anderson became this year’s IFPA Chair. The team was proud and ready for a busy week ahead, undertaking … Continued

Our news

Fun-focused campaign embraces emerging Friendsgiving trend in earliest season since 2018 Oppy and Ocean Spray® marked two decades of partnership in the U.S. this year, honoring their shared commitment to delivering the finest cranberries to families across North America, while commanding majority market share throughout the fall and early winter. The companies are seeing a … Continued

Our news

Avocado net bag and value-added blend and halves set to arrive by year end Uniting forces at the beginning of 2022 to form a robust avocado solution, Oppy, Avoworks and Eco Farms now announce the launch of its groundbreaking compostable avocado pack. This innovative packaging is set to revolutionize the industry by providing an eco-friendly … Continued

Our news

In an industry that continues to draw new challenges which need creative problem-solving, there is always something new to learn. That is why the Oppy U program was developed; to help advance the skills of our teammates through practical knowledge and valuable experience. We couldn’t be prouder of this year’s class — 12 individuals completed … Continued

Our news

Now in its second year, the Oppy Scholarship Program is continuing its commitment to fostering bright minds. This initiative offers a grant to children of Oppy employees that are either a high school senior entering college in the 2023-2024 academic year or a current college student continuing their educational journey. We were thrilled to receive … Continued

Our news

Food Logistics’ honors female supply chain leaders and executives Food Logistics has selected Oppy’s Staci Burke as a recipient of its Women in Supply Chain award. This recognition honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network. As … Continued

Our news

Ben Vallejo and Jim Leach promoted to new leadership roles Oppy has elevated two sales stand-outs, Ben Vallejo and Jim Leach, from management roles to director level responsibilities. Vallejo, who celebrates his 25th anniversary with the leading grower, marketer and distributor this year, has been promoted to director, West Coast sales. He initially joined Oppy … Continued

Our news

Formerly rooted in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Brett currently resides in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Attending Dalhousie University, where he pursued a degree in business management, he achieved his CCP designation from The Credit Institute of Canada. Brett’s career path started in the manufacturing and telecommunications sectors where he contributed his expertise to the … Continued

Our news

Oppy expands international presence with experienced agent The leading grower, marketer, and distributor of fresh produce is strengthening its international presence by forging relationships with Australian citrus growers, aided by Richard Byllaardt and David Stevens, Oppy’s newly designated field agents for the land Down Under. Bringing decades of industry experience to the table, “We are … Continued

Our news

At the heart of Oppy’s mission lies a deep-rooted dedication to delivering healthy food to the world. This commitment extends beyond the realm of commerce and resonates in our strong support for local food banks across North America. Over the years, it has manifested through donations of both food items and monetary contributions, fostering a … Continued

Our news

July 12 marks David Oppenheimer Day in Vancouver, BC Nearly a decade before Canada became a country, four immigrant brothers opened Oppenheimer Bros. & Co. on Vancouver Island, providing supplies to fortune seekers drawn by the gold rush. Today, commonly known by its nickname Oppy, it’s a leading global fresh produce company celebrating its 165-year … Continued

Our news

FOR THE VINAIGRETTE: 1 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced 2 cloved garlic, minced 2 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp soy sauce Juice of a Daisy mandarin 1 tbsp sugar or honey 1/4 cup avocado or canola oil FOR THE SALAD: Mixed baby greens 2 Daisy mandarins, peeled and sliced into cubes 1/4 cup Pomegranate … Continued

Our news

The CEO of produce grower Oppy was recently inducted into the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame. Q: First off, congrats on being inducted into the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame. What did that feel like?  A: It was a big honour. There are a lot of people in there who have contributed … Continued

Our news

  Currently residing in Alberta, Canada, Stewart is originally from the west coast, where he pursued his education in business administration and marketing at the University of British Columbia. Starting his career in transportation and logistics at C.H. Robinson Worldwide, where Oppy was his customer, he joined the team as transport and supply chain manager … Continued

Our news

Premium organics grower attends Organic Produce Summit with innovative update Currently delivering an excellent season shaped by nearly 20 years leading the organic Canadian greenhouse category, OriginO presents a new look alongside its sales and marketing partner Oppy, as it heads to Organic Produce Summit. “All crops have begun and are flourishing,” said President of … Continued

Our news

                    Each year Oppy sends an employee to attend the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference, a powerful event that celebrates and amplifies the voices of women in the produce industry. This event, organized in partnership with the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), is dedicated to providing a … Continued

Our news

Unveiling expanded operations, volume expectations and unmatched taste The only pole-grown operation west of the Mississippi, Oceanside Pole will harvest the season’s first vine-ripened tomatoes at the end of June alongside exclusive marketer Oppy. Oceanside Pole expects 3.4 million cases of rounds and romas from its 700-acre farm in California in addition to 160 acres … Continued

Our news

Added acreage in California bolsters its Ocean Spray program Further strengthening its supply in California, one of North America’s leading grape specialists, Oppy, is pleased to introduce new acreage under the Ocean Spray label. Committed to providing customers with a consistent and diverse grape supply, Oppy kicks off the San Joaquin Valley season from ranches … Continued

Our news

At the turn of the century, Oppy’s culture was evolving and becoming a key priority for Chair, CEO and Managing Partner John Anderson and the leadership group. In October 2003, Oppy’s new positioning statement expect the world from us was introduced, heightening our reputation of superior customer service and unshakeable teamwork. As our promise began … Continued

Our news

Oppy awarded for its excellence in private business community While celebrating its commitment to service and selection for 20 years through its expect the world from us promise, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce is recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 22nd time, part of the program’s Platinum … Continued

Our news

  A sold-out show floor held nearly 300 exhibiting companies and a record number of attendees for two days of networking, learning and building business in Toronto last week, making it the largest CPMA ever. The Oppy team had a busy week full of meetings, committee discussions, media interviews and more. There was much to … Continued

Our news

2023 marks two decades of Oppy brand pledge expect the world from us Committing to a promise of service and selection 20 years ago, the grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce looks toward celebrating one of its most monumental milestones in Toronto while at CPMA: The inception of its tagline expect the world from … Continued

Our news

Randhawa Farms begins 2023 pepper season while looking back on decade-long progress with sales and marketing partner A decade into its thriving collaboration, the global grower, marketer, and distributor of fresh produce celebrates its partnership with British Columbia-based greenhouse pepper and cucumber grower Randhawa Farms, owners of the Perpetual Vegetable Co. brand. “Over the past … Continued

Our news

  Born and raised in Chile, Mariela currently resides in Kennett Square, PA. She studied agricultural engineering and food safety in her hometown at the University of Talca. Prior to Oppy, Mariela worked as a supervisor at a farm that harvested grapes, apples, pears and corn in addition to packing them in the warehouse. When … Continued

Our news

Oppy just announced in their recent sustainability report that they have established a new dedicated collaboration with Food Forward, one of the nation’s largest independent urban produce reclamation and upcycling organizations. As Southern California’s largest independent produce reclamation and urban gleaning organization, Food Forward successfully upcycles healthy fresh produce to food insecure communities, mitigating food … Continued