The BC Blueberry Council Announces New Board
[Abbotsford, BC] On December 10, 2020, the BC Blueberry Council held its Annual General Meeting (virtually) and the membership elected its board.
Five newly elected directors join the board and will hold their positions for three terms (up to a maximum of six years).
The new BC Blueberry Council board is:
|Ripan||Malhi||Director/ IR chair|
|Carolyn||Teasdale||BC AGRI Representative|
BC Blueberry Council board members sit for three years, but can be re-elected and run for an additional three years. The newly elected directors terms are until 2023.
About the BC Blueberry Council
British Columbia’s pure waters, clean air, rich soils, and moderate climate create perfect growing conditions for blueberries, making BC one of the largest highbush blueberry-growing regions in the world, and blueberries Canada’s number one small fruit export. Producing an average of 160 million lbs annually, British Columbia’s highbush blueberry industry ranks among the top five world producers.
The BC Blueberry Council represents more than 600 highbush blueberry growers in British Columbia. The Council’s vision is a sustainable blueberry industry that consistently delivers delicious, top quality blueberries to the world. This is achieved through promotions, research, and providing grower support.
BC blueberries are versatile and fresh, harvested from July through September, and available frozen for berry lovers year-round. Every berry grown and harvested in BC brings natural energy and superfood health to recipes, tables, kitchens, and berry snackers. Learn more at bcblueberry.com.