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California strawberries crowding out Canadian crop

June 26, 2014  By CBC News

June 26, 2014, Victoria, BC – June is the beginning of strawberry season in Canada. But despite local harvests across the country, imported berries are being sold at a discount in major supermarkets.

Derek Scott, whose family has been farming strawberries on Vancouver Island since before the Second World War, says he loses customers to discount berries imported from California every year. READ MORE




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