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BCfresh offers a variety of brands to grocery retailers: BCfresh, Fraser Valley Finest and Bestfresh. Also look for our BCfresh Kwik-Lok closure on select retailer packaging.

History of the Fraser Valley

History of South Delta

BCfresh History

  • The Stol:lo people were the first to fish, hunt and log in the Fraser Valley. They still do.
  • Simon Fraser was the first European to explore the Fraser Valley in 1808, thus the name of the valley.
  • The Hudson’s Bay Company had established a fur trading post at Fort Langley by 1827 and established the first farm nearby to provide food for their employees.  This was the first major agricultural center in British Columbia.
     
  • Coast Salish First Nations inhabited the Delta flatlands and coastal shores.
  • In 1868, a Spanish explorer mistook the land for an island.
  • Thomas and William Ladner were the first Europeans to settle and farm the area in 1868 (they had travelled from Cornwall, UK to pursue the California gold rush).
  • In 1992, growers established the Lower Mainland Vegetable Distributors Inc. to ensure the coordinated marketing of root crop vegetables produced in BC’s Fraser Valley.
  • In 2008, growers changed the name to BCfresh.
  • Today, BCfresh vegetables are grown on more than 50 family farms, some of which are five- generation farms.
  • Recognized as leaders in progressive farming, harvesting, grading and packing techniques.
  • BCfresh represents unparalleled produce freshness and incomparable distribution service.
  • Together, BCfresh growers combine for over 70,000 tons of root crops annually.
  • Retail value of BCfresh potato and vegetable crops of more than $100 million annually.

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