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Flora Health

Flora Health’s business was built out of necessity. In 1913, the father of the current owner of the company, who was a doctor and pharmacist, fell ill and feared for his life due to the severity [...]

Weed Man

You know who Weed Man is—at least you should; the company has more than 300 franchises across North America. They’re the guys driving the green and yellow trucks around your [...]

Redfern Farm Services

On February 10, 2010, the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) held its third-annual Choice Awards Banquet in Regina, Saskatchewan. It was there that Ray Redfern, President of Redfern [...]

Woolwich Dairy

As Canada’s largest and leading goat cheese producer, Woolwich Dairy has earned a reputation for the finest, award-winning products. Headquartered in Orangeville, Ontario, Woolwich has [...]

Delmar Commodities

Martin Harder spent 21 years working for a multinational grain company before realising he had what it takes to succeed on his own. In 1995, Harder founded Delmar Commodities, a company that [...]

Sheridan Nurseries

For a business that is essentially reborn every spring, it’s hard to believe Sheridan Nurseries is 97 years old. And in case you were wondering, the business is nowhere near retirement. [...]

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

Last January, CBJ spoke with John Wood, the President and CEO of Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) about the organization and how important it is to Canadian fishers in northern [...]

Farmers Cooperative Dairy

They might not know it, but when Atlantic Canadians choose the Farmers Dairy brand, they are actively supporting real farms run by real families. Be it milk, butter, cheese or ice cream, serving [...]

Rossdown Farms

Dan Wiebe and his family started Rossdown Farms Ltd., in 1968. Located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, their poultry operation remains a family business. From Monday to Friday, the Wiebe family [...]

Bassano Growers

Bassano Growers Ltd. has been proving fresh, wholesome prepared fruits and vegetables, and catering to customers’ needs since 1970. Originally, Bassano Growers Ltd. (BGL) was started as a [...]

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