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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

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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

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                    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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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Leading Pacific Northwest grower looks forward to an abundant 100th crop Good things come with time, and this year’s Orchard View cherry season is no exception. Slated to begin as much as two weeks later than usual due to chilly early spring weather, Orchard View’s centennial season is shaping up to be large in volume … Continued

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Produce pro with more than 40 years in the industry calls it a career One of Oppy’s finest is trading in his phone line for fishing line. Senior Sales Representative Dan Wickland, who joined Oppy in 2002, “brought his unique brand of salesmanship to the organization,” said Mickey Schaefer, sales manager for the leading grower, … Continued

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B.C.’s first hands-free vertical farm launches in Pitt Meadows A newly launched vertical farming enterprise in Pitt Meadows, B.C., is hoping to ease food security in the province, as it offers locally grown, environmentally sustainable produce. The operation, called UP Vertical Farms, is growing baby leafy greens vertically — on shelves stacked atop one another, … Continued

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North Carolina is latest growing region added to Oppy’s conventional and organic Ocean Spray berry offerings Bridging the gap between Mexico and the Pacific Northwest blueberry seasons, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world has cemented its position as a year-round blueberry supplier by adding North Carolina to its … Continued

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After a near-decade hiatus, new opportunities emerge in U.S. market for plums from South Africa As the first to load South African plums headed for North America after eight years in 2022, Oppy, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce, plans to continue energizing the category with a successful season two. The opportunity … Continued

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Sustainability report reaffirms Oppy’s bright future Revitalizing its sustainability promise, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce has released the first edition of its sustainability report, “Expect the world from us,” outlining its accomplishments and vision for the future. Taking a step back in 2022 to examine all efforts within the business, Oppy … Continued

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“Oppy and UP Vertical Farms™ have partnered to bring fresh and nutritious greens to the market that will not only last longer but taste infinitely better,” says Aaron Quon, the Executive Director of Berries and Canadian Category Development at Oppy. Founded in 1858, Oppy is a distributor and marketer of fresh produce in North America … Continued

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  Studying engineering and finance in university, Luis started his career at Oppy in 2015 when he joined the export team at the Santiago, Chile office. He’s since moved to accounting as financial controller. “The most important part of my job is preparing financial reports with the team in a timely manner,” Luis explained. He … Continued

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Oppy’s first-ever vertical farming partnership begins production After spending nearly a decade researching and developing the latest technology to grow crops at 350 times the yield of conventional field-grown greens, UP Vertical Farms™ has launched its inaugural facility in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia alongside its sales and marketing partner Oppy. Grown using 99% less land, … Continued

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Ingredients 2 heads garlic, unpeeled 5 bay leaves 2 (3 ounce) packages dry crab boil 1 tablespoon liquid shrimp and crab boil seasoning salt and ground black pepper to taste 15 red potatoes, washed 3 Ocean Spray oranges, halved 3 Ocean Spray lemons, halved 2 large whole artichokes 2 (16 ounce) packages mushrooms, cleaned ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed 2 large onions, sliced 30 pieces baby corn 2 (16 ounce) packages smoked sausage, cut … Continued

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Zesty product lines continue to trend upward as Oppy includes garlic and ginger to its mix Boosting its spicy offerings as of late, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce adds garlic from Spain to its product mix amid organic ginger success. Arriving on both the East and West coasts, Oppy’s conventional Spanish … Continued

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Oppy is awarded for its workplace, culture, and inspiration to youth Continually striving to raise the bar while growing the future of its business, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce is being honored three times over for its commitment to its people and community. Firstly, Oppy has been selected as one of … Continued

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  Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Joan currently resides in BC’s Lower Mainland. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in interactive arts and technology, Joan worked in the packaging industry for 14 years in both structural and graphic design. “Packaging has always been my passion,” she shared. “It’s difficult to know where to start in … Continued

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Ingredients 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 ounces white chocolate, chopped 1 lb Happy Berry strawberry clamshell, washed and dried. (Approx. 20 strawberries) 1/2 cup heart shaped sprinkles, optional Directions Put the semisweet and white chocolates into 2 separate heatproof medium bowls. Fill 2 medium saucepans with a couple inches of water and bring to … Continued

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Born and raised in White Haven, Pennsylvania, Danielle currently resides in Houston, Texas. She graduated from the University of Phoenix and began her career as a general manager in the hospitality industry before joining Oppy in 2002 as a business development representative. Danielle is a part of the Oppy boomerang club, having left Oppy in … Continued

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Vigorous expansion plans continue to roll out across the U.S. and Canada The third-party logistics arm of leading grower, marketer and distributor Oppy, celebrates three decades delivering goods from around the world to its retail and foodservice partners. Originally established in 1992 as David Oppenheimer Transport (DOT) and rebranded to Oppy Transport in 2016, in … Continued

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Bringing the lemon plum to North America for a decade, fresh crop set to arrive February An eruption of color will arrive in the first few weeks of 2023 with lemon plums brought to market by the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world for the tenth season. Representing the … Continued

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  Ingredients: 1/2 lemon, sliced 1/2 organic ginger root, washed and sliced 2-3 cups of water Directions: Thinly slice your fresh ginger. You don’t need to peel it first, but do rinse it and scrub off any visible dirt. Plan on about using about a one-inch piece of ginger per cup of tea. In a … Continued