The commodities covered by the program as of April 1, 2021 are:

Commodities covered for production, packing and storage of product:

Fruit and Vegetables:

  • Small Fruit: Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Blueberries (High Bush, Wild), Cranberries, Saskatoon Berries, Currants (Red, Black) and Other (Gooseberries, Elderberries, Haskaps etc.)
  • Potatoes
  • Combined Vegetables: Asparagus, Sweet Corn, Legumes (Beans and Peas), Globe Artichokes, Bulb and Root Vegetables [Garlic, Beets, Carrots, Onions, Radish, Parsnips, Rutabaga, Turnips, Shallots, Jerusalem Artichokes and Other (Horseradish, Sweet Potatoes, etc.)] and Fruiting Vegetables (Peppers, Eggplant, Melons, Pumpkins, Squash, Cucumbers, Tomatoes and Okra)
  • Leafy Vegetable and Cruciferae (except for microgreens): Leafy (Lettuce, Spinach, Edible Flowers, Mixed Greens, Baby Salad Greens, Asian Greens, Arugula, Green Onions, Leeks, Swiss Chard and Kale), Head [Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts, Radicchio, Kohlrabi and Lettuce (Iceberg, Romaine, etc.)], Leaf of Root Crops (Belgian Endive, Dandelion Greens, Beet Greens, Turnip Greens and Corn Salad), Fresh Leafy Herbs (Parsley, Cilantro, Fresh Dill, etc.) and Petioles (Celery, Fennel, Rhubarb)
  • Tree and Vine Fruit: Pome Fruits (Apples, Pears, Quince), Stone Fruits: [Peaches, Plums, Apricots, Nectarines, Cherries (Sour and Sweet), and Sea Buckthorn] and Vines (Grapes, Kiwi)


  • Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Peppers, Eggplant, Leafy Greens (excluding microgreens), Fresh Herbs and Edible Flowers, Strawberries

Commodities covered for repacking, wholesaling and brokerage of product:

All fresh fruit and vegetables EXCEPT for:
•  Fresh sprouts
•  Fresh fruits and vegetables in hermetically sealed containers
•  Minimally processed fruits and vegetables

For comprehensive information about the scope of the program, refer to the details in each manual. Crop groupings, individual commodities, exceptions, and information about destination markets are specifically identified.

April 8th, 2021 at 10:33 am