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Apr 19, 2013

TORONTO, On. — Silly name. Serious flavor.

"That's a beautiful-looking fruit, and a potential game changer in the pear category," thought David Nelley, apple and pear category director for The Oppenheimer Group when he first saw the Papple™ PremP109. Oppy will give this New Zealand-bred cross between a European and Asian pear its commercial debut in North America at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association trade show today.

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Apr 15, 2013

VANCOUVER, B.C. — Origin Organic Farms is adding a welcome splash of color to The Oppenheimer Group’s sweet B.C. bell pepper menu, and greater volume to accommodate market demand.

Building on last year’s trial season, the Delta-based grower has expanded four-fold, and added yellow and orange peppers to the mix. Oppy will begin shipping the full range of OriginO-branded organic peppers at the end of April.

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Mar 14, 2013

VANCOUVER, B.C.— With experience in both retail and growing, Christopher Dyer, The Oppenheimer Group’s new business development representative, adds a new dimension to the company’s Houston, Texas sales team.

Dyer joined the full service marketing and distribution company in late February. He is responsible for creating supply programs and executing promotions for Oppy’s fresh fruit and vegetable assortment with retail and wholesale customers in the U.S. South Central states. 

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Mar 6, 2013

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — West Coast Tomato Growers, owners of the popular Oceanside Pole tomato brand, are ramping volumes up to historic heights.

Looking ahead to its second season marketing these premium tomatoes, The Oppenheimer Group estimates that volume could jump to roughly 4.5 million cases between July and November.

This move elevates West Coast Tomato Growers back to its dominant position as the foremost Western U.S. vine-ripe tomato producer, with added volume to accommodate demand for the preferred Oceanside Pole tomato brand.

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Mar 6, 2013

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — West Coast Tomato Growers, owners of the popular Oceanside Pole tomato brand, are ramping volumes up to historic heights.

Looking ahead to its second season marketing these premium tomatoes, The Oppenheimer Group estimates that volume could jump to roughly 4.5 million cases between July and November.

This move elevates West Coast Tomato Growers back to its dominant position as the foremost Western U.S. vine-ripe tomato producer, with added volume to accommodate demand for the preferred Oceanside Pole tomato brand.

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Feb 27, 2013

VANCOUVER, B.C. —  Of the 20 years that the Canada’s Best Managed Companies have been honored, Oppy has been chosen for the last 12, making it one of the longest-standing organizations in the program.