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Thursday, January 26, 2017 8:30 AM
B.C.’s agrifood and seafood sector had 6,100 more employees in 2016 according to data from Statistics Canada.
Friday, January 13, 2017 10:00 AM
In the first half of 2016, the governments of Canada and B.C. invested approximately $6.9 million to support business development, innovation, food safety, sustainability and future agriculture leaders in B.C.’s agri-food sector.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 1:00 PM
A year ago, the B.C. government embarked on an ambitious plan to increase overall agrifood and seafood sector revenues to $15 billion per year by 2020. The momentum is building as British Columbia celebrated record revenues of $13 billion for B.C. agrifood and seafood producers in 2015, and record exports of $3.5 billion.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:30 AM
British Columbia’s agritech sector will benefit from the $240,000 that the winners of the Agritech Innovation Challenge will receive to develop and adopt new technology.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 8:30 AM
A new international market development strategy is the latest item on the menu offering B.C.’s agrifood and seafood products to the world. The strategy aims to build on the record $3.5 billion worth of B.C. products exported in 2015.
Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 AM
2017 is here and what better way to start it off than with healthy, locally grown and produced products to set the tone of the coming year. Enjoy B.C.’s agrifood and seafood and begin 2017 with a natural start!
Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM
It’s the season for giving and being with loved ones. This year, give the ones you love locally produced agrifood gifts and watch their delight as they open their Christmas stockings up to find local B.C. products, full of home grown flavours and produced with love.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 1:00 PM
New regulations under the just-enacted Food and Agricultural Products Classification Act create a modern system so B.C. consumers can enjoy B.C.'s organic agrifood products knowing that there are standards and requirements behind the key words used to describe and market them.
Friday, December 2, 2016 1:00 PM
B.C. residents, particularly those in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Penticton area are being asked to support the Ministry of Agriculture’s surveillance efforts by being on the lookout for any brown marmorated stink bugs, (Halyomorpah halys) that may be seeking winter refuge inside homes and buildings.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:00 PM
Local residents love fresh, locally grown and produced flavours of agrifoods from Vancouver Island such as the diverse products from Victoria’s Canadian Artisan Foods, North Saanich's Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts and Sooke’s Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery.