22.09.2023

QPMA leadership news

Dear QPMA members, After more than 20 years at the helm of our Association, Sophie Perreault has informed the QPMA’s Board of Directors that she wants to move on to a new chapter in her career. Full of gratitude for her years spent supporting and promoting QPMA members and the produce industry, she’ll be stepping down as President and CEO on […]

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28.08.2023

The 76th edition of the Quebec Produce Marketing...

Montreal, August 24, 2023 – The 76th Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) convention was held from August 17 to 19 at the majestic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City. “Feeding Innovation,” this year’s theme, featured prominently in the event’s conferences and networking activities, where our members’ usual energy, resilience and creativity shone brightly during […]

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22.08.2023

Quebec invests $500,000 to promote greater fruit and...

The I Love Fruits and Veggies is proud to announce that it will receive $500,000 in financial assistance from the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation (MAPAQ) to carry out a major social marketing campaign aimed at raising awareness of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, and promoting their consumption. The I Love […]

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4.08.2023

We wholeheartedly support the fruit and vegetable producers...

The QPMA shows solidarity with all stakeholders in the produce value chain, especially with market gardeners, who are affected by extreme climate challenges, including those we have been experiencing for several months. Being at the heart of our industry, we will continue to work with our members and partners to identify ways to minimize negative impacts […]

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31.07.2023

Election for Board of Directors 2024-2025

LIST OF CANDIDATES RENEWED MANDATES FOR THE NEXT 2 YEARS David Turcot FERME A & R TURCOT Annie Riendeau GROUPE VEGCO Pascal Guérin JAG – JARDINS A. GUÉRIN ET FILS Vincent Fillion LOBLAW Annie St-Onge METRO Richard Lagacé SOBEYS Luc Prévost VEGPRO INTERNATIONAL THREE (3) CANDIDATES IN GOOD STANDING PROPOSED FOR ONE (1) POSITIONWHOLESALER – […]

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31.07.2023

Notice 2023 Annual General meeting

To all QPMA active members Dear members, As a member of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association, you are requested to attendthe QPMA Annual General Meeting to be held on : Friday August 18, 2023 at 9:00 AM At Frontenac RoomFairmont Le Château Frontenac1 rue des CarrièresQuebecG1R 4P5 The below agenda is specified by the association’s constitution. Read […]

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27.06.2023

Registration for the 76th QPMA Convention is now...

Organizing committee members Chris Sarantis (Canadawide), Pota Bountounis, Christian Riopel (Sobeys) and Nancy Potvin are proud to present the program for the QPMA Convention! New this year! This year, we’re offering a new professional platform to provide you with a networking experience tailored to your needs. To register for the conference, you must first create […]

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16.06.2023

2 Webinars for exporters and importers of Canadian...

June 16 – The Canadian Organic Trade Association (COTA), in collaboration with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), organised a webinar on June 14th, on “Regulations and general requirements for Canadian imports and exports of organic products”. A second webinar on “Requirements for Canadian exports to the U.S. under the new U.S. Strengthening Organic Enforcement […]

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15.06.2023

CANDIDATES WANTED FOR THE 2024 – 2025 QPMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Open for two positions for :THE WHOLESALER-IMPORTER-EXPORTER SECTORTHE GROWER-PACKER-PROCESSOR-SHIPPER SECTOR The Quebec Produce Marketing Association’s nomination committee informs you that directors should be elected at the Annual General Meeting on Friday, August 18th, 2023 at the Fairmont – Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec.-EXPORTER Read more

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26.04.2023

The QPMA continues to invest in the industry’s...

A First! The QPMA continues to invest in the industry’s next generation and is extremely proud to have awarded its first bursary to a Laval University student. Congratulations to Anthony Cousineau, a third-year student in the agronomy program at Université Laval. If you want to find out more about him, go to https://lnkd.in/eukuGC6q He is […]

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