Lunch Box Hero

The best lunch needs to be two things: healthy and delicious, so that both the lunch packer and the lunch eater are happy with what goes out, and what comes back home. So how does one ensure a healthful, yummy meal gets both packed and eaten?
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Arctic® Fuji – another step closer

Arctic® Fuji apples are now one step closer to U.S. deregulation! Following the submission of our initial application to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Service (APHIS) requesting nonregulated status (commercial approval), we are excited to announce that OSF’s Arctic® Fuji petition 
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Rainy Day Science Fun!

Don’t worry, summer isn’t over yet, there’s still time for the beach, ice cream runs, biking and camping! But what about the rainy days? Do your kids ever hit you with a case of the “I’m BORED”s? Make rainy days fun with science experiments you and your
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Slicing food, not cutting flavor

You know chopping your fruits and veggies can make them easier to eat and cook, but did you know it can give them a better flavor? Most people use the words flavor and taste interchangeably, which is incorrect. Aroma and taste together define the flavor of
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Shopping for health

Two thirds of Americans see food as medicine, according to a recent survey. Consumers no longer just want food to feel full, they strive to switch to healthier options that can help boost their overall health and prevent disease. Consumers are beginning to see healthy eating
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5 tips to reduce food waste at home

Up to one third of food is wasted each year; it’s a shocking statistic! Not only is the food wasted, but resources like water and crop land used to grow those crops are lost as well. While causes of food waste vary throughout the world, in
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A gut feeling

Have you been hearing a lot about gut bacteria lately? Seems like everybody’s talking about it, but what does it mean and why do we care? Your intestines are an ecosystem, and having the right bugs can help your gut stay happy and healthy! Gut microbiota
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Red, White and Blue Salad

Okanagan Specialty Fruits is proud to be part of two amazing countries, the United States and Canada. This weekend we will be celebrating these two great countries for Canada Day on July 1st and Independence Day on July 4th. There are many reasons to be glad
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5 Things We’re Loving for Summer

  It’s officially summer and we couldn’t be more excited! Summertime means there is a lot to do in the orchard, but we still get a chance to enjoy it while the apples are growing. To celebrate the sunshine, we thought we’d share a snapshot of
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