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Highlighted by Oppy’s video series: Reports from the field As the only pole-grown tomato operation west of the Mississippi, excitement is building among retailers and consumers for Oceanside Pole’s premium tomatoes starting the week of June 24. With an unmatched commitment to quality and freshness, first-class vine-ripe tomatoes produced on the 700-acre farm in California … Continued

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Continued excellence in 101st year alongside exclusive marketer Oppy Orchard View Cherries is gearing up for a fruitful season, with an outlook of consistent, large sizing and mature sugars. Exclusively marketed by Oppy, the team eagerly awaits its first pick on June 13. After a challenging few years of weather events, the season is progressing … Continued

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Industry pioneer acknowledged for 23rd time Oppy is once again recognized for its industry-leading performance, global business practices and sustained growth by receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award for the 23rd time, while earning a place in  the program’s Platinum Club for 17 years running. Canada’s Best Managed program awards excellence in … Continued

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Delivering a seamless supply chain across continents Oppy, leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce, looks toward the arrival of a vibrant new crop of Envy™ apples alongside a diverse range of year-round varieties. As the season transitions and shoppers seek fresh, high-quality produce, Oppy remains committed to delivering excellence with its imported apple … Continued

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Introducing brands Pink Cosmo and Hunkaberry The leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce announces its groundbreaking collaboration with G&M Farms to introduce two exclusive proprietary blueberry varieties: Pink Cosmo and Hunkaberry. Both developed by horticulture professor Dr. Scott NeSmith of the University of Georgia and grown by G&M Farms in Fresno County, California, … Continued

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  A vibrant show floor hosted over 300 exhibiting companies and welcomed more than 4,000 attendees for two days of networking, learning and fostering business relationships at CPMA in Vancouver at the end of April — Oppy’s home turf. The Oppy team was thrilled to welcome the industry to its hometown, prominently featuring local growers … Continued

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Harnessing geothermal power for farming innovation Oppy, leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce, announces its partnership with DEEP Earth Energy Production Corp. to establish an integrated greenhouse in conjunction with Canada’s pioneering geothermal power facility. This collaboration symbolizes a significant step forward combining sustainable energy and agriculture practices in the country. DEEP is … Continued

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Celebrating Vancouver roots during Fresh Week Welcoming the industry on its home turf of Vancouver for the first time since 2018, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce looks toward showcasing its local growers in booth #915. Sales Director for Canada Colbert Rahal shared, “It’s an honor to host from our headquarters this … Continued

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Strategic moves mark success in Southern Hemisphere Leading grower, marketer and distributor Oppy is set to double its Mexican grape volume for the 2024 season, marking a significant milestone in its commitment to expanding its 365 program. The enhanced lineup will now include sought-after Sun World varieties, such as AUTUMNCRISP® and RUBY RUSH®. Initial assessments … Continued

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New document chronicles energy savings, food waste reduction, packaging innovations and more Oppy, the leading grower, marketer, and distributor of fresh produce, has released the second edition of its sustainability report, “Expect the world from us,” marking substantial achievements in its commitment to environmental responsibility and social impact. Evolving from the inaugural report which was … Continued

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Renewing sponsorship with Emeline Bennett for second year, Oppy supports young athlete as she skis into success Oppy, leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce, is thrilled to announce the renewal of its sponsorship with competitive skier Emeline Bennett. As a company committed to excellence and quality, Oppy recognizes Bennett’s dedication to her sport … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  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