Algoma Orchards – Key facts
SAI Platform Member since May 2018
The Gibson and Kemp families have been growing apples in Durham Region Ontario Canada as Algoma Orchards since 1964. Their apple growing business has grown and expanded, branching out into 3 main segments:
- Gourmet Market – offering 28 varieties of farm fresh apples, Apple Cider, In-store Bakery, In-store Deli, Fresh Produce, Gourmet Foods, Catering, Giftware and more.
- Wholesale Apple Juice – a state-of-the-art automated fresh juice and apple cider facility and water treatment facility.
- Wholesale Apples – a state-of-the-art apple packing facility shipping to grocery stores across Canada.
Sustainability Practice in Use
Algoma Orchards is initiating a sustainability programme and want to begin a Tehri system aligned internationally with SAI Platform.
Why is SAI Platform Membership Important?
Algoma Orchards want to implement FSA with all of their farmers, likely in a verified form, and take part in the development and collaboration of sustainability developments with SAI Platform members.