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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

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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2020 COVID-19 Update For Seasonal Workers

BC has been successful at preventing the spread of COVID-19, however local communities are concerned about the arrival of seasonal workers and the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission. Fruit pickers play a crucial role in the Okanagan and we want to ensure a healthy season for all.  The risk among backpackers is high and precautions must be taken seriously. Please review...

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2019/20 Membership

Don't forget to renew your 2019/20 membership. Find the updated Membership Form here. If you would like to sponsor the BC Cherry Association, please see the information here!...

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2020 Export Programs

Documents are now available for growers and packing facilities for 2020 export programs. Registration and participation is required for growers and packers shipping to:

  • China
  • Japan
  • Thailand
  • The European Union (EU) (New for 2020; as yet unconfirmed)
Below you will find the documents you will need if you are a grower or you have a packing facility, and wish to export...

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