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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

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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2020 BCCA AGM

UPDATE: THE AGM IS NOW FULL!  The BC Cherry Association's annual AGM on March 3rd will consist of a short business meeting starting at 8:30 AM followed by a day of interesting presenters speaking on a variety of topics, including the latest cherry research and shipping of top-quality cherries to world markets. Unfortunately, our keynote speaker Noel Bloxham was...

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Jobs in the Cherry Industry

The BC Cherry Association does not hire workers, but many of our members do. If you are looking for work in orchards this summer, please see our employment directory. https://www.bccherry.com/employment-directory/...

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