About BCfresh

Welcome to BCfresh, your go-to source for deliciously fresh and locally grown produce in British Columbia!

As a 100% grower-owned and operated company, we work with over 75 family farms located throughout the province, with the majority situated in the lush and fertile lower mainland.  Our passion for high-quality produce drives us to deliver our mouth-watering vegetables to wholesale, retail, and foodservice customers across western Canada and the Pacific Northwest.  Join us in savouring the flavours of our local harvest, grown with care and dedication by our network of family farmers.
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History of the Fraser Valley

  • The Stol:lo People’s Legacy:
    • The Stol:lo people were the original inhabitants of the Fraser Valley.
    • They were pioneers in activities like fishing, hunting, and logging, which continue to be part of their cultural practices.
  • Simon Fraser’s Exploration (1808):
    • Simon Fraser, a European explorer, explored the Fraser Valley in 1808
    • His exploration left a lasting impact, leading to the valley being named after him.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company in Fort Langley (1827):
    • The Hudson’s Bay Company established a fur trading post at Fort Langley in 1827.
    • Recognizing the need for sustenance, they set up the first farm nearby to provide food for their employees.
    • This marked the establishment of the first major agricultural center in British Columbia.
  • Image courtesy Chilliwack archives.
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History of South Delta

  • Indigenous Presence
    • The Delta flatlands and coastal shores were originally inhabited by Coast Salish First Nations, whose rich cultural legacy continues to influence the region.
  • Exploration by Spanish Navigator (1868):
    • In 1868, a Spanish explorer mistakenly identified the land as an island, adding an intriguing chapter to South Delta’s history.
  • European Settlement by the Ladner Brothers (1868):
    • The year 1868 saw the arrival of Thomas and William Ladner, European pioneers who settled in South Delta.
    • Hailing from Cornwall, UK, the Ladner brothers had initially journeyed to California during the gold rush but ultimately chose South Delta to establish their home and farm.
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BCfresh History

  • In 1992, growers founded the Lower Mainland Vegetable Distributors Inc. to coordinate marketing for BC’s Fraser Valley root crop vegetables.
  • In 2008, the organization rebranded as BCfresh, symbolizing a commitment to freshness and quality produce.
  • Over 75 family farms, some spanning five generations, contribute to BCfresh’s legacy of sustainable and quality farming.
  • These farms lead in progressive farming, setting industry standards in harvesting, grading, and packing techniques.
  • BCfresh is renowned for unmatched produce freshness and distribution services, ensuring peak flavor and nutrition for consumers.
  • Together we collectively produce over 2 billion servings of root and field vegetable crops annually with a retail value exceeding $250 million annually.

Our Brands

BCfresh delivers many different brands to your favourite retailer or grocery store. No matter what the brand, you can trust the quality and safety of the produce inside as all products meet the same stringent requirements.
Also look for our BCfresh Kwik-Lok closure on select retailer packaging.

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Nutritional Information

Click here to download our 2023 BCfresh Nutrition Guide (PDF 165 kb)