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Heat helps B.C. strawberries

June 11, 2009  By NEWS1130


strawberries05June 11, 2009, Vancouver, BC – They’re almost ready.

June 11, 2009, Vancouver, BC – They’re almost ready.

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B.C. strawberries will be showing up earlier than expected this year, thanks to the province’s fabulous weather.

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The Fraser Valley Strawberry Growers Association says the weather was a blessing for farmers, who were predicting a late crop at the beginning of April.

Prices are expected to be up about 10 per cent from last year.


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