Thursday, 5 June 2008

Bad, Bad News - Ontario's Last Fruit Cannery Closed

I have to admit, I hadn't realized the situation was quite so grim, but Niagara's last - Ontario's last - fruit cannery closed last month. In fact, the article says it's the last one east of Britich Columbia. Farmers are already ripping out hundreds of acres of peach trees.

A vegetable plant in Exeter has closed as well.

Time to take up canning your own food. I have to say, I was amazed last year when I was trying to find some commercially canned fruit, and could find nothing in the store. Nothing at all.

1 comment:

Bellini Valli said...

That is so sad when an industry closes especially when the Niagar region is famous for being a fruit belt. By the way I also passed an award along you way Ferdzy:D