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About the BC Cherry Association

The BC Cherry Association (BCCA) represents growers, marketers, packers, researchers and industry members. The BCCA sponsors research to grow and deliver top quality cherries to markets around the world. We also work to promote and strengthen marketing opportunities.

OUR RESEARCH

The BCCA supports research projects that help advance the cherry industry. Successful projects on pest control, post harvest handling, breeding, and disease suppression are examples of work done in past.

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OUR MARKETING

The BCCA works with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the BC Ministry of Agriculture to administer export programs. We also act as the industry body when negotiating market access for new cherry export deals.

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GROWER RESOURCES

The BCCA works with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the BC Ministry of Agriculture to administer export programs. We also act as the industry body when negotiating market access for new cherry export deals.

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Our Latest News

Little Cherry Disease Information - Be Aware!

Little Cherry Disease is becoming a problem in Washington State orchards. It may be coming across the border, and Canadian growers need to be ready. Gayle Krahn, Chair of the BCCA Research and Extension Committee has prepared an information sheet on this disease, and it can be accessed here. Thanks to Washington State University Extension for the photo that...

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2021 Export Program Documents Now Ready

The CFIA has sent out the 2021 export program documents, and they have been posted on the BCCA website, along with the payment form. If you are a grower or packing facility interested in shipping to China, Japan, the EU and/or UK, or Thailand this year, please see our Export page for all the documents you will need. Please...

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BCCA AGM with Research and Export Updates and All Things Cherry!

Join us on February 18 and 19, 2021 for our annual stakeholder meetings, going online for 2021! We have a great lineup for you and it should be very informative. We're using a different format this year with two shorter sessions from 8:30 to noon each day. Be sure to preregister at this link. The two-day agenda can be...

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2020 COVID-19 Update for St.Jean Baptiste Day

St Jean Baptiste Day: Quebecois workers are reminded that large gatherings are currently prohibited. Please see the following letter HERE to read about how you can help keep yourself and the community safe during St. Jean Baptiste Day....

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