Who We Are
The Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) is a non-profit grower organization for producers of 9 processing vegetable crops for the canning, freezing and pickling industry. We negotiate prices, terms and conditions of sale behalf of these growers.
2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM
Wording Change to Reg 440 - re minimum annual tonnage calculation for tomatoes/carrots
OPVG has been advised that the Farm Products Marketing Commission has approved amendments to Regulation 440 that would update the minimum annual tonnage calculation formula for processing tomatoes and carrots. “Contracted” tonnage is now the proxy for calculating the minimum annual tonnage, in place of “purchased” tonnage.
2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
Q&A From Technical Briefing on Jan 16 2020
Please see attached document with OPVG questions and the answers provided by Farm Product Marketing Commission. The Commission has indicated similar questions were combined and responses to the questions were provided where possible. Although FPMC wanted to provide as much clarification as possible, their responses should not be considered legal advice.
1/12/2020 12:00:00 AM
Suggested Clauses for Tomato and Carrot Negotiations
In an effort to provide support to tomato and carrot growers during 2020 negotiations with their processors, we have outlined some suggested clauses for consideration. These suggestions are intended to provide general direction with respect to clauses that may be of importance. PLEASE NOTE: this document has been edited to reflect the fact that FPMC has no role with respect to direct contractingSee All News
February 14 | 12:00am
Photo Contest now closed!
Thank you to all those who entered photos in the OPVG 2nd Annual Photo Contest. The contest is now closed. Look for details of the winners and their photos coming soon!
March 05 | 12:00am
Tomato Day 2020
Tomato Day in District 1 will be held on March 5, 2020 at the John D. Bradley Centre in Chatham. Click here for details....See All Events
Posted on Sept 1, 2019