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Welcome to the Ontario Tender Fruit producers' trade site

This section of the website is for trade use.

The Ontario tender fruit season is an anticipated event. Fresh, locally grown fruit delivers a delicious taste all its own.

Ontario tender fruit is naturally tree-ripened and has unique care and storage needs. To ensure your tender fruit is bold, colourful and attracts the attention it deserves please visit our storage & handling section for important tips.

Here you'll also find access to our marketing and promotion materials, photo library, scrumptious recipes, nutrition information and our new downloadable QR code section.

So make the most of the Ontario Tender Fruit season with merchandising tips, helpful materials and key information about peaches, pears, plums and grapes. Read this year's industry updates and get the tools you need to best serve your customer.

We appreciate your support in helping us promote and market delicious Ontario tender fruit!



AUGUST 19, 2013

Simply Delicious: Ontario peaches

Weather conditions really took a bite out of peaches last year. Although hail storms affected some crops this season, things are looking a lot better. [read more]

AUGUST 16, 2013

Breeding new plum a sweet gig for University of Guelph scientist

It’s a plum gig coming up with new fruit for farmers to grow and people to eat.

Just ask Jay Subramanian, a tree fruit breeder with [read more]

AUGUST 15, 2013

Plums are featured in recipes for crepes, endive and hazelnut salad and soup

Here are some recipes to try using plums.

Plum Crepes With Cardamom and Honey Whipped Cream

These crepes are delicious for breakfast, brunch or dessert. The plums [read more]

AUGUST 12, 2013

Sweetness of plums balances nicely with tart or savoury accompaniments


According to the nursery rhyme, Little Jack Horner was quite pleased when he pulled a plum out of his Christmas pie. So what do [read more]


JUNE 19, 2013 - JUNE 19, 2013

Essex Kent Orchard Tour 2013


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