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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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’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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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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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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The award honors British Columbia business leaders whose efforts have shaped the province and country JA British Columbia (JABC) has recognized John Anderson as one of its 2023 Laureate Inductees into the Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame. The award recognizes leaders who have exerted positive influence on the Canadian way of … Continued

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Industry veteran Kevin Batt boosts programs and product offerings Returning to the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce last summer after nearly 12 years, Category Director of Greenhouse Kevin Batt came aboard to further enhance Oppy’s greenhouse category through his network and expertise. Just months later as IFPA approaches, the team looks toward … Continued

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Delivering 6.2 million packages for its grape category by year-end Newark, DE — Offering its third season of Cotton Candy grapes from Brazil, the grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world looks toward increasing volume in the coming years as it sets a new record of packages in 2022. Sweet, juicy, … Continued

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Oceanside Pole label increases roma crop this season With nearly 2.2 million cases of rounds and over 1.6 million cases of romas expected to be picked from one million poles on 800 acres, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world is now shipping the Oceanside Pole label to its … Continued

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Oppy boosts booming category with veteran hire With over 22 years’ experience in the industry, Kevin Batt returns to the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce as its category director of greenhouse after over a decade. From 2002 to 2010, Batt helped shape Oppy’s greenhouse program from ground zero, now, nearly 12 years … Continued