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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

BCCA Seeks Firm to Produce Videos to Promote BC Cherries

We are looking for a professional firm to produce two promotional videos for fresh British Columbia cherries. If you have the experience and expertise to produce a professional-looking video for the international promotion of our fruit, please click here to download the RFP....

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WSU Cherry School - March 12 and 13

Want to go to Cherry School?  BC Tree Fruits and the BC Cherry Association are proud to present WSU's Cherry School at a satellite campus right here in the Okanagan, on March 12 and 13. It will consist of two information-packed days with talks from international researchers and producers. Everyone can learn something from new growers to seasoned cherry marketers!...

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2019 Export Programs - China, Thailand, Japan

The CFIA has circulated the documents for the 2019 export programs. Please note that deadlines are earlier this year, with final documents and payment to be submitted by February 28, 2019. This year the CFIA have combined the application form ("compliance agreement") for the China, Thailand and the new Japan export program into a single document. Please read all documents...

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BCCA AGM February 21, 2019

Save the date! Our AGM and Research Review will be on Thursday February the 21st at the Ramada Inn and Conference Centre, Kelowna. The agenda will be mailed out shortly, and posted here once it has been finalized. Registration is $30 payable in advance, but attendance is FREE for paid BCCA members. Expect an inspiring day of great speakers! Lunch will...

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