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11 May 2017 - Press Release

Almost 350 guests from all spheres of the fresh produce industry turned out at the Metropolitan Golf Club in Anjou for this year’s networking event to benefit the “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” promotional campaign. Learn more

10 April 2017 - Press Release

For major impact, this year’s campaign, produced by Gendron Communication, returns to television, and will air from April 10 to May 14 on various Radio-Canada channels, and simultaneously online. Learn more

23 March 2017 - Press Release

La campagne "J’aime 5 à 10 portions par jour" est présente lors de la 20e édition de l’Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert les 18 et 19 mars à Québec et du 24 au 26 mars à Montréal. Learn more

21 February 2017 - Press Release

Montreal, February 14, 2017 – The QPMA, in partnership with the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA), is pleased to present Coup de coeur pour les fruits du Chili, a new food guide featuring blueberries, grapes, plums, peaches, and nectarines…flavour-fi Learn more

20 December 2016 - Press Release

MNA for Abitibi-Ouest, M. François Gendron, was delighted to announce the donation of fresh produces by the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) and IGA Boyer to la Maison St-André. Learn more

20 December 2016 - Press Release

Donation of fresh produces by QPMA and Courchesne Larose to Entraide Sainte-Catherine-de-Sienne : great news delighting MNA for Trois-Rivières, M. Jean-Denis Girard, and M. Marc H. Plante, MNA for Maskinongé Learn more

11 November 2016 - Press Release

Montreal, November 11, 2016 – The 31st QPMA Oyster Party took place on November 4 at Le Rizz Receptions in St-Léonard. The warm and festive atmosphere was an ideal place for visitors to meet customers old and new, and socialize with friends and suppliers Learn more

26 October 2016 - Press Release

Montreal, October 25, 2016 – “The decision by the government to get people eating 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily, as a matter of priority between now and 2025, is proof of its commitment to promoting habits that lead to healthy lifestyl Learn more

08 September 2016 - Press Release

has been hard at work for more than 40 years promoting the development of he Learn more

26 August 2016 - Press Release

Montreal, August 26, 2016 – “Building the future” was the theme of the 69th annual Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) Convention held from August 18 to August 20 at the Centre Sheraton Hotel in bustling downtown Montreal. Learn more

27 July 2016 - Press Release

Montreal, July 27, 2016 – The summer sun was out full force on July 22 for the 58th Annual Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) Golf Tournament, held for the first time at the Centre de golf Le Versant à Terrebonne. Once again, the event was a swin Learn more

15 July 2016 - Press Release

Montréal, le 27 juin 2016 – La députée d’Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Mme Carole Poirier et Mme Sophie Perreault, présidente-directrice générale de l’Association québécoise de la distribution de fruits et légumes (AQDFL), sont heureuses de remettre un don de fr Learn more

06 May 2016 - Press Release

On April 29, the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) held a Spring Cocktail evening to benefit the “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign. Learn more

03 May 2016 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is proud to announce that a new province-wide “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign will run from May 2 through June 5 in Quebec. Learn more

13 April 2016 - Press Release

CUISINONSENFAMILLE.CA: The New Portal to Discover the Pleasure of Cooking with Your Kids Learn more

10 March 2016 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

19 February 2016 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

16 November 2015 - Press Release

Montreal, November 16, 2015 – The 30th QPMA Oyster Party took place on November 6 at Le Rizz Receptions in St-Léonard. The warm and festive atmosphere was an ideal place for visitors to meet customers old and new, and socialize with friends and suppliers Learn more

08 October 2015 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

07 October 2015 - Press Release

Montreal, October 7, 2015 – The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) and Équiterre today joined forces to promote the “new” website fraicheurquebec.com. The website is designed to encourage and facilitate fruit and vegetable procurement from Quebec Learn more

28 August 2015 - Press Release

Montreal, August 28, 2015 – “A Healthy Industry, a Shared Responsibility” was the theme governing the 68th Convention of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) held August 20 to 22 at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac amid the historic splendours Learn more

11 August 2015 - Alerts and recalls

L’AQDFL suit actuellement l’Avis de santé publique – L’éclosion d’infections à Cyclospora fait l’objet d’une enquête publié le 8 août par l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada (ASPC). Learn more

21 July 2015 - Press Release

Montreal, July 21, 2015 - The 57th QPMA Golf Tournament took place beneath a beautiful blue sky on July 17 at the Parcours du Cerf golf course in Longueuil. Learn more

08 June 2015 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

01 June 2015 - Alerts and recalls

An advisory has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

20 May 2015 - Press Release

As part of its agreement with the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) to promote the integration of more fresh Quebec-grown produce in the hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector, the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (Q Learn more

11 May 2015 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) held its 7th annual Cocktail & Poker Night for the benefit of the “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign on May 1st. Learn more

27 January 2015 - Press Release

Montreal, January 27, 2015 – The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) proudly accepted a DUX Award for its “Eating better, one serving at a time” communications campaign at a ceremony held on January 21. The educational initiative launched as part Learn more

20 January 2015 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

12 January 2015 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

08 January 2015 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

17 November 2014 - Press Release

The 29th QPMA Oyster Party took place on November 7 at Le Rizz Receptions in St-Léonard. Learn more

16 September 2014 - Press Release

“People at the Heart of the Industry” was the official theme of the 67th Annual Convention of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) this year from August 21 to August 23, at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, in Quebec’s magnificent Charlevoix re Learn more

04 August 2014 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

28 July 2014 - Press Release

The 56th annual Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) Golf Tournament took place beneath a beautiful blue sky on July 18 at the Parcours du Cerf golf course in Longueuil. Learn more

22 July 2014 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

03 June 2014 - Press Release

Chefs have a Quebec-sized garden at their fingertips online Learn more

23 May 2014 - Press Release

Under its agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) to include more Quebec-grown produce on menus in the hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector, the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) recently organized two Learn more

21 May 2014 - Press Release

The “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign is proud to count on the support of two new partners to help promote consumption of fruits and vegetables in Quebec: the Syndicat des producteurs d’oignons du Québec and the Fédération québécoise des producteur Learn more

20 May 2014 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) held our 6th annual Cocktail & Poker Night for the benefit of the “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign on April 25. Learn more

12 May 2014 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

28 March 2014 - Alerts and recalls

Reason for Recall: Health Hazard - Listeria Learn more

27 February 2014 - Press Release

Lors de la Semaine horticole organisée par le Conseil québécois de l’horticulture (CQH) et qui s’est tenue du 11 au 13 février dernier à la Maison de l’UPA et à l’hôtel Mortagne, Marie Gosselin, présidente et pdg chez Les Serres du St-Laurent (Savoura) e Learn more

26 February 2014 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

29 January 2014 - Press Release

Montréal, le 13 janvier 2014 – La campagne «J’aime 5 à 10 portions par jour» est fière d’appuyer pour une troisième année le Tournoi International de Hockey Pee-wee de Québec. Learn more

18 December 2013 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is pleased to announce that it will be working with the province’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in a joint plan to implement promotional and marketing initiatives Learn more

13 November 2013 - Press Release

The 28th annual QPMA Oyster Party took place on November 1 at Le Rizz Receptions in St?Léonard. Learn more

24 September 2013 - Alerts and recalls

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Ippolito Fruit and Produce Ltd., are warning the public not to consume the Frisco's, Queen Victoria and Metro brands spinach described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Learn more

19 September 2013 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA), in partnership with the Quebec Onion Growers (Syndicat des producteurs d’oignons du Québec), is pleased to introduce a new food guide entitled Coup de cœur pour les oignons du Québec! Learn more

10 September 2013 - Press Release

“Get involved, Commit, Achieve” was the theme of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association’s 66th Annual Convention which took place from August 22 to 24 at the Montreal Sheraton Centre. Learn more

05 September 2013 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA), in partnership with the California Table Grape Commission, is pleased to introduce a new food guide entitled Coup de cœur pour les raisins de table de la Californie ! Learn more

12 June 2013 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is thrilled about its double win at the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques (SQPRP) Excellence Awards held on May 30, 2013. Learn more

06 June 2013 - Press Release

C’est avec fierté que l’AQDFL (Association québécoise de la distribution de fruits et légumes) vous annonce le lancement du nouveau site fraicheurquebec.com, dont elle assure le leadership. Learn more

30 May 2013 - Alerts and recalls

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain in shell hazelnuts because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Learn more

23 May 2013 - Alerts and recalls

Ottawa, May 22, 2013 - The public warning issued on May 21, 2013 has been updated to include additional product and distribution information. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain in shell hazelnuts or mi Learn more

21 May 2013 - Press Release

L’Association québécoise de la distribution des fruits et légumes (AQDFL) salue le dépôt tant attendu de la première Politique de souveraineté alimentaire du Québec qui a eu lieu aujourd’hui à Baie-Saint-Paul. Learn more

21 January 2013 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is pleased to announce the release of Coup de cœur pour les canneberges du Québec!, a new food guide dedicated to the delights of Quebec-grown cranberries and published in partnership with the Quebec Cranber Learn more

12 November 2012 - Press Release

Just a few days ago, on November 2, the 27th Annual QPMA Oyster Party was held at Le Rizz Reception Centre in St-Léonard, where they’ve graciously made us welcome for many happy years. Learn more

10 October 2012 - Press Release

Montreal, September 10, 2012 – More than 50% of children’s daily food intake between birth and 5 years of age is provided at childcare centres rather than at home. Since food preferences that become established around age 2 are known to last up to age 20, Learn more

19 September 2012 - Press Release

The 54th annual Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) Golf Tournament took place under a glorious summer sun on Friday, July 20 at the Parcours du Cerf golf course in Longueuil. Learn more

19 September 2012 - Press Release

“Cultivating the Next Generation” was the theme of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association’s 65th Annual Convention, which took place from August 16 to 18 at the Lac Leamy Hilton Hotel in Quebec’s Gatineau region. Learn more

19 September 2012 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is pleased to announce the release of Coup de coeur pour les brocolis et choux-fleurs du Québec!, a food guide dedicated to Quebec-grown broccoli and cauliflower, published in partnership with the Quebec Mar Learn more

03 May 2012 - Press Release

Montreal, May 2, 2012 - On Friday, April 27, the Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) hosted nearly 350 guests at the Metropolitan Golf Club in Montreal for its annual “Cocktail & Poker” benefit evening sponsored by Chenail Fruits & Vegetables. Learn more

24 April 2012 - Alerts and recalls

Time to cultivate the next generation! Dear Member, We’re sure this is a topic that matters to your company. It also matters to your association, the QPMA. Learn more

23 January 2012 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is proud to welcome the Association des producteurs de canneberges du Québec (APCQ), the umbrella organ for Quebec’s cranberry growers, into our extended family of partners in the “I love 5 to 10 servings a Learn more

19 January 2012 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association is proud to announce that we are now an official partner in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. Learn more

17 November 2011 - Press Release

The 26th Annual QPMA Oyster Party took place on November 4 at Le Rizz Reception Centre in St-Léonard. Once again, the party was a huge success. Nearly 500 guests enjoyed the festive atmosphere and special opportunities to network with customers, suppliers Learn more

13 October 2011 - Press Release

The 64th annual Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) convention was held from August 18 to August 20 at the Fairmont Tremblant. Learn more

13 October 2011 - Press Release

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA), in partnership with the Union of Quebec Greenhouse Growers (SPSQ), is pleased to announce the publication of a food guide entitled “Coup de cœur pour les légumes de serre du Québec!” (The Love at First Bite Learn more

07 October 2011 - Alerts and recalls

OTTAWA, The Government of Canada continues to closely follow the investigation by U.S. authorities into the recall of cantaloupe due to Listeria contamination in the United States. Learn more

07 October 2011 - Alerts and recalls

Class 2 Reason for Recall: Salmonella Product(s): Cantaloupes Recalling Firm: Metro Ontario Inc, Distribution: Sold from Food Basics, located at 2452 Sheppard Ave. E., North York, Ontario Learn more

07 October 2011 - Alerts and recalls

OTTAWA, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Organic Grape Tomatoes described below because the product maybe contaminated with Salmonella. Learn more

20 September 2011 - Press Release

Montreal, August 4, 2011 – The 53rd annual Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) golf tournament was held at the Parcours du Cerf golf course in Longueuil on Friday, July 22. The day was a great success, heat wave and all, with a turnout of 275 golf Learn more

20 September 2011 - Alerts and recalls

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report. Learn more

26 August 2011 - Alerts and recalls

OTTAWA, August 26, 2011 - There was a recent outbreak of Salmonella agona in the United States linked to papayas from Mexico. As a result, the United States Food and Drug Administration has put import controls on papayas from Mexico. Learn more

23 June 2011 - Alerts and recalls

OTTAWA, June 22, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Dole Italian Blend Salad described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Learn more
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