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OPVG


Ontario Processing Vegetables Growers



Information
Sector
Professional or non-profit organisation

Categories & Products
  • Growers organisation


Association
WPTC
Contact details
435 Consortium Court
N6E 2S8, LONDON (Ont.)
Canada

1 519 681 18 75
1 519 685 57 19
Contact name : Keith Robbins
Contact email : Click to see email address
Description
OPVG is a non-profit organization representing the 450 growers across Ontario who produce tomatoes, green peas, sweet corn, green and wax beans, cucumbers, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, lima beans, onions, peppers, pumpkin and squash for the canning, freezing and pickling industry. Ontario's processing vegetable sector is an economic driver for the province of Ontario generating nearly $100 million in gross farm receipts annually. The organization is engaged negotiation of prices, terms and conditions of sale for the identified crops, as well as research coordination, and promotion of the processing vegetable sector.
In the news

Keith Robbins named new general manager at OPVG

25/09/2019
Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) are pleased to announce that Keith Robbins has been hired to lead the organization as its new general...
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Ontario: OPVG disappointed over the move to a direct contracting model

25/04/2019
Processing vegetable growers blindsided by provincial decision on 2020 tomato contracts Ontario’s processing vegetable growers are...
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Ontario: complete overhaul of processing industry\'s pricing system

17/04/2019
Ontario Agriculture Minister Ernie Hardeman says on 16 April that the province’s vegetable processing industry’s marketing and pricing...
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Ontario: Excellent yields in 2017

06/10/2017
Despite heat and lack of rainfall, Ontario’s tomato crop thrives Many tomato growers in Ontario are thankful for a strong-yielding harvest...
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Chair and directors named for Ontario vegetable board

28/09/2017
OFPMC appoints Suzanne van Bommel to lead reorganized OPVG board     The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission has named a...
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Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers Hire General Manager

29/08/2017
Cathy Lennon has been hired as General Manager of Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG), a non-profit organization for producers of 14...
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Ontario: new governance for vegetable grower organization

27/06/2017
Ontario’s Farm Products Marketing Commission (OFPMC) is proposing a new governance structure for the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers...
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Meet us at

Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference

29/01/2020 to 30/01/2020
An Annual event, bringing processors and growers together, along with industry suppliers and government, to address issues impacting upon the...
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