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The following is a list of all the current members of the Calgary PMA. These companies include growers, packers, retailers, wholesalers, and distributors in the Produce Industry. Want to become a member of the Calgary Produce Marketing Association? Click here.

ALL SEASONS MUSHROOMS

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Established in 1997 and locally-owned by Frank Moscone, All Seasons Mushrooms Inc. is one of the most prominent “certified organic” mushroom production and marketing companies on the West Coast of Canada in its vigilance towards a philosophy of “Service. Quality. Integrity”

All Seasons has always been progressive in establishing state-of-the-art, fully integrated operations, and consistently works towards providing quality service to its valued customers. With multiple production and distribution operations in British Columbia and Alberta, All Seasons provides mushrooms to both the retail and food service sectors … with a “locally grown” option for those operating in western Canada.   Click here to visit our website

ASSOCIATED GROCERS

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Founded in 1927, Associated Grocers (AG) provides grocery, frozen, dairy, bakery, meat and produce products to independent grocers from British Columbia to Saskatchewan through its distribution centers in Surrey, BC and Calgary, AB.  With a great mix of products it’s the total commitment to on-time, exceptional, and innovative service that customer first identify with AG.  Through AG, more than 650 independent retailers gain access to the cost-effective marketing, advertising, point of sale technology and merchandising support services they need to survive in their ongoing battle to maintain their niche market positions.    Click here to visit our website

BASSANO GROWERS

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We provide fresh, wholesome prepared fruits and vegetables for our customer’s convenience and value.  We will achieve customer confidence through leadership in quality, safety, service and a dedicated workforce.     Click here to visit our website

BC FRESH

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BCfresh is the premier provider of locally-grown vegetables found on plates across Western Canada and the United States. As a 100% grower-owned and operated company, our focus is delivering fresh produce to you.  From 60+ family farms throughout the Fraser Valley, select BC regions and premier growing areas across North America, BCfresh is a year-round supplier of the very best fresh veggies.  Click here to visit our website

BC TREE FRUIT LTD.

British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley boasts rich, fertile soil, endless days of summer sun and 135 kilometers of pristine lake fed by pure mountain streams. It almost doesn’t seem fair that one place should have so much. But thank goodness. Because this magical combination of conditions is positively perfect for growing tree fruits. Not just any tree fruits. But some of the most delicious in the world. From the newest varieties to old favourites, a BC Tree Fruits sticker means flavourful food grown close to home using natural and sustainable methods. Honestly, this is about as fresh as it gets.  Click here to visit our website

BEV MCGILL CONSULTING AND DESIGN

Contact Bev McGill: 403 874 7192 or mcgill.bev@gmail.com

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British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley boasts rich, fertile soil, endless days of summer sun and 135 kilometers of pristine lake fed by pure mountain streams. It almost doesn’t seem fair that one place should have so much. But thank goodness. Because this magical combination of conditions is positively perfect for growing tree fruits. Not just any tree fruits. But some of the most delicious in the world. From the newest varieties to old favourites, a BC Tree Fruits sticker means flavourful food grown close to home using natural and sustainable methods. Honestly, this is about as fresh as it gets.  Click here to view our website.

CALGARY CO-OP

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CANXPRESS TRUCKING LTD.

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As a leading North American transportation service provider (and Canada’s largest private transportation company), the TransX Group of Companies provides a complete slate of transportation and logistics services for businesses of all sizes. We specialize in providing customized solutions tailored to the way our customers do business, which has helped us become the trusted transportation partner of many of North America’s largest shippers.    Click here to visit our website

C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE INC.

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Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is one of the world’s largest third party logistics (3PL) providers, with 2015 gross revenues of $13.5 billion. We provide freight transportation and logistics, outsource solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to 110,000 customers through a network of offices in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.   Click here to visit our website.

CHELAN FRESH MARKETING

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Chelan Fresh Marketing was established in August 2004 and holds the sales and marketing responsibilities for Gebbers Farms and Chelan Fruit Cooperative. Today, Chelan Fresh has grown to become one of Washington state’s largest marketers of fresh fruit.   Through volume and diversity of product offerings, Chelan Fresh continues to effectively provide quality fruit, outstanding levels of service, and appropriate technology that results in consistency every day of the year at competitive prices to retailers and consumers.   Click here to visit our website.

COMMUNITY KITCHEN PROGRAM

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We work cooperatively with individuals, families and communities to facilitate and/or enable initiatives that reduce hunger which enhances the capacity of participants to acquire skills in preparing affordable meals, providing fresh fruits & vegetables and developing sound economic management practices.      Click here to visit our website

DELMONTE

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Del Monte Fresh Produce offers a variety of healthy, wholesome and nutritious products essential to a healthy lifestyle. Whether you are looking for a healthy lunchtime snack, planning a family gathering or want to give someone a tasty special treat, Del Monte has the products for you.  Click here to view our website.

DOUCETTE TRUCKING INC.

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Doucette Trucking Inc. provides temperature controlled storage & distribution service within Calgary and area for full truck load (TL) and less-than-truckloads (LTL) shipments. they provide cross dock, consolidation or de-consolidation, Doucette’s integrity and commitment to customer service has developed into a growing demand from their client base to expand and provide reliable transportation and logistics solutions.   Click here to visit our website

DUDA FARM FRESH FOODS INC.

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Duda Farm Fresh Foods has been growing fresh products since 1909, when the founder, Andrew Duda, moved to the United States in search of the American dream.  Andrew’s vision was to provide people with farm fresh products at an affordable price, that tasted as if they were grown in their very own garden.  Today our vision to provide freshness, flavor and quality products at an affordable price is still our primary goal.  In addition our mission is to grown healthy food products.    Click here to visit our website

EARTHBOUND FARM

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Earthbound has been a pioneer since 1984, when they started a journey in a 2½-acre garden that has extended from their community to yours: local and national and international, rural and urban, kitchen tables and dining halls, supermarkets and corner stores.  They continue to blaze new trails in organic food and farming. We challenge conventional business practices and innovate across grocery aisles to inspire and nourish the people who buy our food.   Click here to visit our website.

EVERGREEN HERBS

Evergreen Herbs is a family run farm in the heart of Surrey B.C. It started as a traditional farm growing onions, carrots and lettuce and transformed into a leader of outstanding quality herbs and vegetables in the market today. More HERE.

FLS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

 

 

FLS Transportation Services is one of North America’s fastest growing transportation logistics providers in the marketplace today. We are dedicated to servicing all four major modes of transportation.  Founded in 1987, FLS now has facilities all across North America strategically located to serve our current and future customers. FLS provides reliable transportation solutions for small, medium and large companies spanning a multitude of industries. FLS’s ability to remain focused on the customer’s needs and provide flexible, scalable, proactive andreactive solutions allow us to serve your unique requirements.  Click here to visit our website

FREESTONE PRODUCE INC

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Freestone Produce Inc.™, a family run business, was established in 2010 as a small produce wholesale warehouse in North East Calgary, Alberta.  We started servicing restaurant, hotels, and markets with fresh fruits and vegetable at competitive prices. Our focus was on buying most of our product from Canadian growers for a one stop fruits and vegetables, where Calgary can order their own local produce and enjoy Canada’s rich agriculture at any establishment.  In 2011 we expanded our customer base to anyone who would like fresh produce at competitive pricing and also started importing our own produce from all over North America.  We began retailing produce in 2012 and the expansion of our small produce warehouse has now become a full retail grocery store and wholesaling warehouse.  Click here to visit our website

FRESH DIRECT PRODUCE LTD.

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Fresh Direct Produce is one of Canada’s premiere fresh produce importers, distributors, and marketers with distribution centers in Vancouver and Calgary. Sourcing and importing more than 600 different fruit and vegetable items from 28 countries, Fresh Direct Produce distributes quality produce to grocery retailers and food service distributors across Canada.  Click here to visit our website.

FRESH PRO SALES AND MARKETING

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Fresh Pro is a Sales & Marketing Company. Our main focus has been on the “Fresh” category at both the Food Service Distributor and Operator levels.  Our goal is to provide outstanding service and representation across Canada and Western US. With your unique objectives in mind we will help you grow your business by expanding your distribution base and by maximizing “Product Draw” at the operator level.  Click here to visit our website

FRESH START FOODS

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Throughout the entire food industry food safety is number one and at Fresh Start Foods food safety is the priority in all our facilities.  Food safety starts with the quality of produce and we are proud to be the suppliers of the best tasting produce at reasonable rates.  Our suppliers deliver a wide variety  of high-quality, environmentally sustainable products on an as needed basis.  A second major trend is labor reduction in the kitchen.  We partner with our customers to solve labor challenges.  Operators look to us for our expertise and our breadth of experience.  Click here to visit our website

FRIESEN PLASTICS INC.

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Friesen Plastics Inc. has over 30 years of food packaging experience. Supplying some of the largest grocery chains and manufacturers has given us the knowledge to provide you with the highest quality and yet best value product to meet your flexible packaging needs. Supplying manufacturers with form and fill rolls to supplying bakeries with bread bags Friesen Plastics has proven itself as a leader in the flexible food packaging market.  Click here to view our website.

GORDON FOOD SERVICE

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For over 115 years, we’ve delivered the excellence, expertise, and quality products our customers need to design successful food operations and experiences. We’ve grown to become the largest family operated distributor in North America by upholding the same business approach since 1897—being passionately committed to the people we serve. We believe in the power of good food—to bring people together and make moments special. Every product, every order and every decision we make is inspired by the people on the other side of the plate.  Click here to visit our website

GIUMARRA COMPANIES

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We are a produce marketing company comprised of independent sales teams, each unique in product offering yet bound by a common thread of uncompromising service to our customers and growers.  Click here to visit our website.

GOUW QUALITY ONIONS

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Gouw Quality Onions assures the provision of quality onions, at competitive prices to their consumers. Emphasis is given to handling and packaging of the product in order that products maintain a good shelf-life and are of a high quality for you the consumer.   Click here to visit our website

H AND W PRODUCE CORPORATION

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H&W Produce is locally owned and operated. We offer a fresh and affordable source of quality produce. Customers appreciate both the variety of fruits, and vegetables and the value that they get when shopping with H&W Produce. H&W Produce has five locations in Edmonton, each driven by the local communities they serve. The five produce stores are unique and you’ll find a large selection of all the staples at every store. At H&W Produce Millwoods you will find more exotic produce,  at H&W Produce Capilano you’ll find a chopping and demonstration station and more small package options perfect for the local community. H&W buys as much produce as possible from local farms, growers and producers. We also shop around the world to offer a huge selection of fruits, vegetables and exotic produce. If there is something in particular you are looking for, just ask and we’ll do our best to get the product you are looking for.  Click here to visit our website.

H.H. SMITH LTD.

H.H. Smith Ltd. is a full service Canadian Customs Broker.  Founded by Havelock and Venice Smith, we have been serving the importing industry across Canada since 1941.  Havelock promoted “Border Clearance for Faster Delivery,” this concept still holds true. Today electronic commerce is used to provide, high quality, service across Canada in a quick and efficient manner. Our service is tailored to your individual business. H. H. Smith Ltd. has the resources, experience, and quality service you are looking for.  Click here to visit our website.

KINETIC SALES AND MARKETING LTD.

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KROWN PRODUCE

krown_2_logo For over 20 years, Krown has been a pioneer and leader in service; providing retail, wholesale and distributors in Western Canada with high quality produce from around the world. With branch offices and warehouses strategically located in all Western Canadian provinces, full logistics infrastructure and advanced IT systems, we are able to maintain a high level of service to our customers, big and small. Click Here to visit our website

LITTLE POTATO COMPANY LTD

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Sold across North America, The Little Potato Company’s vast selection of small potato products always keeps things interesting. We offer organic potatoes, seasonal specialties and even a new line of microwaveable and BBQ/roasting kits, which include a convenient cooking tray and pre-mixed seasonings. Of course, you can always count on our core potato varieties – the favourites that made us famous – Baby Boomer, Blushing Belle, Piccolo, Terrific Trio, Dynamic Duo and Blushing Belle! Whichever product you choose, you’re sure to enjoy the taste and quality of our pre-washed, no peeling required, farm fresh little potatoes! For details visit littlepotatoes.com or facebook.com/potatopower.

THE LID COMPANY

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LOBLAWS

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Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, with a network of corporate and independently- operated stores in communities across the country, and employing close to 200,000 Canadians.  Click here to visit our website.

LUCAS REFRIGERATION TRANSPORT

lucaslogo50pctSpecializing in commodities requiring temperature control and niche market service, Lucas Refrigerated is a small hands-on operation representing a personalized service concept.   Click here to visit our website

MANSER TRUCKING LTD.

Manser Trucking Ltd. is a small family owned and operated company based out of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.  We currently have 8 units providing temperature sensitive transportation of commodities.  Manser Trucking Ltd. has been providing dependable service to our customers for over 23 years!  More HERE.

MARKON COOPERATIVE

Markon Cooperative, Inc. consists of seven independent, broadline foodservice companies in the U.S. and Canada. Although we are called Markon for short, we take the cooperative part of our name very seriously – for it is our spirit of cooperation that has made this group successful for more than 25 years.  Markon is all about creating solutions for you. Whether you are a single restaurant, a multi-unit business, or anything in between, we work to make your life easier and your business more profitable.   CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR WEBSITE

MINNAAR CANANDA

Minnaar Canada Ltd. is a public organization founded in 1994. With four employees and $1.87M in annual revenue, the company is slightly smaller than and generates less revenue than the average fresh fruits and vegetable company.

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MISTY MOUNTAIN SPECIALTIES

Misty Mountain Specialties, purveyors of wild, exotic, organic, and cultivated mushrooms since 1997. Proud to have introduced oyster mushrooms, and eventually other mushroom types, to Canadians, today Misty Mountain is a leading global supplier of fine mushrooms and other specialty foods. They are open to the public, but also offer one of the largest selections of fresh and wild mushrooms for convenient online shopping. More HERE.

NEEDHAM TRUCKING

Don Needham Trucking has had its own authority since 1994 hauling fresh produce and general freight local and long distance.  Currently we have 13 trucks with an elite team of professional drivers that play an essential role in handling freight.  Our trucks have the latest technology to handle any type of refrigerated or dry cargo.  We are dedicated to superior service in western Canada and the U.S.A and that each experience you have with our company is a positive one.  Needham Trucking has an outstanding reputation on delivering products for the customer on time. 

OLAF PACKAGING GROUP

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We are an intentionally small, second generation, family business.  We carefully select our partners and customers to complement our core.  Those we work with help build and benefit from our core.  Our Core Values:

1. Our relationships are built on trust, humility and accountability.
2. We will do what is right even when it is difficult.
3. We will always be responsive.

  Click here to visit our website.

THE OPPENHEIMER GROUP

oppy_logo2    The Oppenheimer Group is a leading North American fresh produce distribution and marketing company with international breadth. Known in the industry as Oppy, the company sources over 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables from more than 20 countries and delivers them to retailers, wholesalers and foodservice operators across the U.S. and Canada, as well as export markets. Growers around the world enable the full-service marketer to supply such preferred items as apples, pears, kiwifruit, grapes, pineapple, citrus, mangoes, berries, stone fruit, avocados, greenhouse-grown vegetables―and more―all year long via its integrated supply chain. Oppy delivers on its expect the world from us brand promise by blending sophisticated logistics and technology with sales and marketing expertise, underpinned by dynamic teamwork with valued partners throughout the transaction.   Click here to visit our website. 

PARADISE HILL FARM

Paradise Hill Farm, located near Nanton, has been growing and marketing farm fresh vine-ripened tomatoes and living basil directly to Calgary Co-op stores since 2000.  Tony and Karen Legault own and operate the farm and their four children continue to be actively involved as well. More HERE

PEAK OF THE MARKET

040722-Peak-of-the-Market-Logo-VCC-O             Peak of the Market is a grower-owned “not for profit” vegetable supplier and operates in Calgary.  Peak of the Market has grown quality produce in Canada for 73 years and supplies over 120 different varieties of Canadian grown vegetables.  They are year round suppliers of various vegetables as their growers have one of the most technologically advanced storage programs anywhere in North America.     Click here to visit our website.

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST

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Pear Bureau Northwest is the nonprofit marketing organization that represents the 1,600 Pacific Northwest US pear growers who produce 84% of the US pear crop. The Pear Bureau custom-tailors marketing and merchandising programs for USA Pears at retail, and also conducts advertising and events, including its prestigious nationwide Canadian culinary student recipe contest.   Click here to visit our website.

PECO PALLET

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PECO Pallet makes it simple. We supply the best quality pallets and the most responsive service in North America, period. And that adds up to significant cost savings and improved efficiency throughout your supply chain.  Click here to visit our website.

PEOPLE EXPRESS TRANSPORT LTD.

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We are capable of carrying almost any type of temperature sensitive product for delivery to nearly anywhere in North America. As a customer, you can take comfort knowing your product will remain at a stable temperature from the moment it leaves your door to the moment it is off loaded at the final destination – wherever that may be.  We have passed their tests time and time again, demonstrating that our level of service is second to none. We understand the importance of time sensitive, perishable products. Our customers cannot afford downtime. We understand that and operate 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.  Click here to visit our website.

POTATO GROWERS OF ALBERTA

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PRAIRIE GOLD PRODUCE

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Founded in 1965, Prairie Gold Produce Ltd (formally known as  Agristar Inc. Vauxhall Alberta Division) is a privately owned Canadian company that specializes in dehydrated potato granules and fresh packaged potatoes for an established list of customers around the globe.  We source our potatoes from prime farmland in Alberta, Canada. Click HERE to visit our website.

RDK DISTRIBUTING CO.

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RED HAT CO-OPERATIVE LTD.

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Located in the Redcliff/Medicine Hat area, under some incredibly sunny skies, we work together seamlessly to grade, package and market over 135 acres of greenhouse vegetables produced by a committed cooperative of growers. We ship daily. We pay attention to consumer needs.  Click here to visit our website.

ROCK TRUCKING LTD.

Rock Trucking Ltd. is a licensed and bonded freight shipping and trucking company running freight hauling business in Calgary.

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ROBINSON FRESH

 

From local and regional fields of crisp green asparagus and fragrant bell peppers, to tropical lands abundant with pineapples and melons. Robinson Fresh brings you quality produce and consumer-trusted brands, to help you satisfy growing demand for fresh fruits and vegetables, year-round and worldwide. More HERE.

SPOLUMBO'S

The transition from professional CFL football players turned sausage makers is a vision that began in 1991 and was realized by the communities loyalty and support. Their business continues to centre on their passion for great food and their famous Italian artisan sausage.

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STAR PRODUCE

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Star Produce began as a tomato repacker 25 years ago and has grown to be Western Canada’s preeminent distributor of the freshest fruits and vegetables. Our team of produce specialists have made Star Produce a leader in grower direct programs with more than 100 offshore programs. Over 200,000 square feet of refrigerated distribution space is strategically located in Winnipeg MB, Saskatoon SK, Calgary AB and Vancouver BC. All facilities are SQF certified and allow for daily distribution across Canada, with reach into the Pacific Northwest.   Click here to visit our website.

SUNKIST

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Sunkist® is the most widely recognized name in the citrus category, a brand consumers trust to deliver fresh, delicious, and premium fruit. Sunkist quality stems from generations of growing experience, hand-picking each piece of fruit with care.  Click here to visit our website.

SYSCO FOOD SERVICE

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Today, Sysco has sales and service relationships with more than 400,000 customers and remains committed to helping them succeed in the food service industry and satisfy consumers’ appetites.  Operating from 161 locations throughout the contiguous United States and portions of Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada, today Sysco’s product lines are as diverse as the 46,300 employees who support its daily operations. They include not only the ingredients needed to prepare meals, but also numerous ancillary preparation and serving items.  Click here to visit our website.

THE PRODUCE PEOPLE LTD.

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TGP is more than just a wholesale that delivers groceries. We are a team of Foodservice, Marketing and Retail experts that are here, ready to help. For years we’ve been behind the scenes supplying groceries and giving advice to family owned and operated stores and food establishments. Our customers and their communities are important to us and we are committed to offering food we’d be proud to serve our family.  Click here to visit our website.

THERMO KING CALGARY

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Thermo King manufactures the most dependable and durable refrigeration and heating units on the market. Through engineering innovations and continuous technological advances, Thermo King provides the largest, finest temperature control units for trucks, trailers, rail cars, and ocean-going containers around the globe. We adhere to a strict set of high standards—honesty and fair service are integral parts of who we are. We earned our excellent reputation through hard work and special attention to who really matters: you, the customer.  Click here to visit our website.

THOMAS FRESH INC.

 

We are Western Canada’s premium fresh packer, supplying only high-quality Asian, organic and conventional produce from established farms. You can rely on Thomas Fresh for the best nature has to offer.  Click here to visit our website.

TRANSX

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As a leading North American transportation service provider (and Canada’s largest private transportation company), the TransX Group of Companies provides a complete slate of transportation and logistics services for businesses of all sizes. We specialize in providing customized solutions tailored to the way our customers do business, which has helped us become the trusted transportation partner of many of North America’s largest shippers.  Click here to visit our website.

VERSACOLD

 

 

VersaCold is Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products. The company’s Power2 WMS, TMW, TMS and Epicor ERP and other advanced technologies set the benchmark for accessibility and information visualization while delivering real-time tracking and inventory management through the ePower client interface. This technology is translated into client satisfaction through a national net fully integrated logistics services.   Click here to visit our website.

VOLM COMPANIES INC.

2013_VolmCo   Volm Companies Inc. has been providing the produce industry with the latest generation packaging equipment and materials for over 60 years. Our efforts include staying in touch with trends and needs of the grower and fresh produce packer such as traceability, automation, productivity and sustainability. As a single source supplier, we offer complete expert packaging consulting services – from package design and graphic development to full line equipment integration.  

WESPAK DISTRIBUTORS

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WINDSET FARMS

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Windset Farms® has been delivering fresh, beautiful produce to consumers for over a decade, using state-of-art technology, responsible growing practices and a gentle hand. Each year, we pack and ship countless pounds of premium quality tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and specialty produce throughout North America and across the globe. Chances are good that if you eat your veggies, we’ve crossed your plate at least once.  Click here to visit our website.

WORLDWIDE SPECIALTY FOODS

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Wonderful Brands is the Sales & Merchandising organization for Roll Global, a privately-held $4 billion corporation whose consumer brands include FIJI water, POM Wonderful, Teleflora, Paramount Citrus, Justin Vineyards & Winery and Paramount Farms. The Wonderful Brands team is devoted to delivering to the customer and the consumer our high quality branded products which include Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Almonds, Wonderful Halos and POM’s Wonderful variety of pomegranates, arils and juice.  CLICK HERE to visit the website.

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