We’re Growing Again: Director of Sales

Location: Summerland, BC Department: Sales and Marketing Reports to: Jenn Armen, Vice-President Status: Full-Time MISSION STATEMENT Leading the market with Arctic® branded fruit products that consistently deliver exceptional eating experience to consumers through transparent stakeholder outreach, communication and innovative science. Okanagan Specialty Fruits lnc. (www.okspecialtyfruits.com) is a dynamic agriculture biotechnology company based in Summerland, BC, Canada that specializes in the development and market introduction of novel tree fruit varieties. This position supports our constantly expanding range of activities, including the commercialization of our nonbrowning Arctic® apple varieties (www.arcticapples.com) in both the US and Canada. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree or higher;
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We’re Growing: Manager of Industry Relations and Education

Location: Summerland, BC Reports to: Rebecca Catlett, Director of Marketing and Communications Status: Full-Time MISSION STATEMENT Leading the market with Arctic® branded fruit products that consistently deliver exceptional eating experience to consumers through transparent stakeholder outreach, communication and innovative science. POSITION SUMMARY The Manager, Industry Relations and Education (MIRE) position ensures that the value of Arctic® apples as a product and brand is recognized throughout the industry and with all stakeholders. The purpose of this position is to spearhead activities to deepen OSF’s relationships and foster meaningful interactions with stakeholders through education and advocacy related to Arctic® apples and biotechnology.
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We’re Growing: Production Scheduling Coordinator

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (www.okspecialtyfruits.com) is a dynamic agriculture biotechnology company based in Summerland, BC, Canada that specializes in the development and market introduction of novel tree fruit varieties. This position supports our constantly expanding range of activities, including the commercialization of our non-browning Arctic® apple varieties (www.arcticapples.com) in both the US and Canada. Job Description The Production Scheduling Coordinator is a professional, self-motivated individual that will be responsible for scheduling Arctic® apple processing, packing, and inventory control of raw product, finished product, and packaging materials. Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for producing reports to track inventory against
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Showing foodservice what we’ve got

2019 was the first year I have had the opportunity to participate in the Produce Marketing Associations Foodservice Conference in Monterey, CA. This event features educational and networking opportunities, as well as dozens of exhibitors and for the first time Okanagan Specialty Fruits got to participate, showing off Arctic® apples. The move to foodservice may seem like an obvious one, Arctic® apples’ nonbrowning nature means that they look and taste great while cutting back on food waste and allowing for easy prep. Why then, did it take us several years to make that leap? The answer has less to do
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We’re Hiring: Director of Sales

  Title:              Director of Sales Location:       Summerland, BC Reports to:    Vice President Status:            Full-Time   Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. is a dynamic company based in Summerland, BC, Canada that harnesses molecular breeding and biotechnology to develop new tree fruits that benefit consumers and producers alike. This position supports our constantly expanding range of activities, including commercialization of our nonbrowning Arctic® apples in both the US and Canada.   MISSION STATEMENT Leading the market with Arctic® branded fruit products that consistently deliver exceptional eating experience to consumers through transparent stakeholder outreach, communication and innovative science.   POSITION SUMMARY The
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Food Waste vs. Plastic Waste

One of our main goals with nonbrowning Arctic® apples is to reduce food waste, but with our first product being fresh slices of Arctic® Goldens in 10oz bags, we’ve heard some consumers wonder what that means for plastic waste. There is certainly a lot of interest from both the public and the food industry in not just growing food sustainably, but maximizing sustainability throughout the supply chain. And, while we’ve focused most of our communication efforts on how Arctic® apples can help reduce apple wastage, especially considering they are among the most wasted foods on the planet, we are committed
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