2024 Cider Competition Results

February 23, 2024

On Wednesday, January 31st, the 12th annual Sweet Cider Competition was held in Simcoe, ON. Some of the province's top cidermakers went head to head, resulting in the following winners:Sweet Cider1st - Brantview Apples & Cider...

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Ontario’s apple growers elect new leadership

December 13, 2023

Ontario’s apple growers elect new leadershipA new Chair and Vice Chair have been elected to lead the Ontario Apple Growers (OAG)....

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Late summer heat and sun promise sweet Ontario apples

September 26, 2023

Vineland ON, 26 September 2023 – The hot start to September, coupled with predictions for a few warm and sunny upcoming weeks are setting Ontario up for a tasty apple crop this year....

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2023 Cider Competition Results

February 24, 2023

On Tuesday January 31st, the 11th annual Sweet Cider Competition was held in Simcoe, ON. Some of the province's top cidermakers went head to head, resulting in the following winners:Sweet Cider1st - Brantview Apples & Cider, Sweet ...

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Fall for Fall with Ontario Apples

October 07, 2022

Locally grown fruit will be in good supply this yearBy Lilian SchaerOntario’s apple growers are preparing for a bountiful harvest, ensuring there will be a plentiful supply of locally grown fruit this fall and winter. That’s fo...

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Making local tree fruit a number one choice for Ontario consumers

April 27, 2022

News ReleaseFor immediate releaseVineland Station ON, 26 April 2022 – It will soon be easier for Ontarians to buy local apples and other tree fruit when they’re doing their grocery shopping. Ontario Apple Growers are receiving ...

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Georgian Bay area grower honoured for lifelong commitment to apple growing

February 23, 2022

News ReleaseTom Ferri named Golden Apple Award winner  Vineland ON, 22 February 2022 – A third generation apple grower from the Georgian Bay area is this year’s UPL Golden Apple Award winner. The award was present...

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Joint statement recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021

STATEMENTNational Day for Truth and Reconciliation  Joint statement recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2021 (Guelph, Ont.) – AgScape, Beef Farmers of Ontario, Christian Fa...

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Ontario apples promise great sweetness and flavour this fall

September 17, 2021

News release For immediate releaseVineland ON, 16 September 2021 – As apple harvest gets under way once again, Ontario consumers can expect great looking apples bursting with sweetness and flavour this fall.That’s ...

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Ontario Apple Growers mark Local Food Week

June 09, 2021

News releaseMarketing efforts showcase the goodness of apples to consumers, bloggers, influencersFor immediate releaseVineland ON, June 9, 2021 - As Ontario marks Local Food Week, the province’s apple growers have been making sur...

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Lifelong Innovator Receives Golden Apple Award

February 19, 2020

News Release Lifelong innovator wins Golden Apple Award For immediate releaseNiagara Falls ON, 19 February 2020 – Well-known apple industry innovator Don Peters has been named the 2019 Arysta Golden Apple Award ...

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Pick-Your-Own pioneer honoured with Golden Apple Award

February 22, 2019

News Release For immediate release Niagara Falls ON, 20 February 2019 – Innovative apple grower Tom Chudleigh, who was instrumental in establishing pick-your-own orchards as a popular agri-tourism activity in O...

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Niagara area farm leader named Golden Apple award winner

January 24, 2018

News Release Niagara area farm leader named Golden Apple award winner For immediate releaseAlliston ON, 24 January 2018 – Apple grower Art Moyer of Grimsby is the 2017 recipient of the Arysta Golden Apple Award....

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Ontario apples in demand for craft cider: The New Farm

September 04, 2017

The go-to alcoholic drink for millennials has producers seeking the best of the bushel. Gala, Honeycrisp, Ambrosia and Northern Spy: these are the popular Ontario apple varieties Prof. John Cline and his pomology research team at the ...

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An apple a day is also good for the Ontario economy

February 28, 2017

New study highlights economic power, growth potential of Ontario’s apple industry...

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Fresh Bites: How to pick the right cooking apple

October 14, 2016

What's the best apple for baking a pie? What about for applesauce? Ambrosia apples are low in acid and slow to brown. This makes it an ideal apple for salads...

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Expect incredible sweetness and flavour from this years Ontario apple crop

September 09, 2016

A hot and dry Ontario summer with plenty of sunshine is translating into an extremely sweet and flavourful apple crop this year...

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2016 OFVC Cider Competition Results

February 19, 2016

The cider industry is expanding rapidly in Ontario. This week marked the 5th annual Sweet Cider Competition, and 2nd annual Craft Cider Competition. With so many great entries the judging panel had a very difficult time choosing the best of ...

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Norfolk County farm leader wins Golden Apple award

January 13, 2016

News ReleaseNorfolk County farm leader wins Golden Apple awardFor immediate releaseNiagara Falls ON, January 13, 2016 – Norfolk County apple grower Murray Porteous is the winner of the 2016 Arysta Golden Apple Award.Porteous ...

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New Recipes from The Royal courtesy of Durham College

November 18, 2015

These recipes were developed for our on-stage cooking demonstrations at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Click the links to view the entire recipe: Ontario Apple Leek Duck Strudelhttp://www.onapples.com/recipe/ontario-a...

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EATING NIAGARA: Seeking the ideal apple

October 21, 2015

hey're a harbinger of fall and promise to keep you and your doctor strangers.And somewhere in a stand of 11,000 trees on the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre farm, there's an apple — or two — in the works that will be abeacon of f...

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Our Baking Booklet with New Recipes

September 23, 2015

Just in time for the Canadian Baking and Sweets Show!You can download our new "Baking with Ontario Apples" booklet HERE or you can view each recipe right on our website:Baked French Toast with Cider Glazed ApplesPuffy Baked A...

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Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce honours Delhaven Orchards

June 05, 2015

After more than 50 years in business, a family-run farm near Cedar Springs still relies on doing its homework and trying new technology to remain competitive. Delhaven Orchards, owned by the Delanghe family, began in the summer of 1961. The ...

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