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How does your greenhouse grow?

May 25, 2016

Visitors found out if they stopped by Randhawa Farms’ Open House for a BC Veggie Day celebration! Smiles were all around! The Outrageously Fresh team raised over $600 and matched it for a total of $1362 during this event. Donations were given to the Fort McMurray fire relief fund.

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Top-performing Envy apple returns to the market next week

May 25, 2016

The wait is almost over. The New Zealand Envy™ apple crop is on the water, much to the delight of retailers across North America, who are eager for the strong dollar and volume contributions of this premium apple to resume.

Envy sales nearly doubled in volume between 2014 and 2015, and its dollar contribution increased by over 120 percent, growing faster than all other premium apples in both measures, according to FreshLook data. It currently ranks fifth in volume, behind the well-established Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, JAZZ™, and Ambrosia, which is remarkable given that it has only...

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Bravo for Mexican grapes

May 18, 2016

With a 15% increase in volume across all varieties, Oppy has your grapes. Will you choose Perlettes, Flames, Summer Royals, Sugarones, Red Globes, and Autumn Royals in a high graphic pouch bag, clear handle bag, 2lbs, or 4lbs clam? Let us know your needs for Memorial Day promotions!                

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Don't hate me because I'm delicious

May 18, 2016
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It's the most wonderful time of the year...

May 18, 2016

Just look at these beautiful Chelan cherries from Orchard View Farms. Cherry season is almost here and this brand new Unitec Cherry Vision 2 sorting system is ready and waiting for them. This sophisticated 48-line machine sorts for size, color, defects, softness, absence or presence of stalk, and brix degree, assuring better quality and more consistency in the pack. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to order the best of the best!

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The time is ripe for Orchard View cherries

May 18, 2016

Cherry harvest at Orchard View begins the first week in June, with all indications pointing to another excellent season for The Dalles, Oregon grower and exclusive sales, marketing and distribution partner Oppy.

“We’re positioned for growth in 2016,” said David Nelley, the leading fresh produce sales, marketing and distribution company’s executive category director for Northwest cherries. “Not only has the crop continued to recover from catastrophic frost in October 2014, more acreage is available and Orchard View has made some important operational upgrades in the packhouse that...