Wording Change to Reg 440 - re minimum annual tonnage calculation for tomatoes/carrots
February 7, 2020 | OPVG
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.
Q&A From Technical Briefing on Jan 16 2020
February 3, 2020 | OPVG
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.
Suggested Clauses for Tomato and Carrot Negotiations
January 12, 2020 | Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers
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 contracting
Regulation 440 - Questions to FPMC and Reference Document
January 8, 2020 | Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers
Regarding the Regulation 440 amendments, please see the attached document containing: 1) OPVG Questions to Farm Products Marketing Commission from Grower Meeting on January 6, 2020 and 2) For Reference Only - Unofficial Version of new Reg 440 for ease of understanding