Kirpal Boparai is the new president of the B.C. Fruit Growers Association.

New executive for B.C. Fruit Growers Association

Vernon area orchardist will serve as vice-president of the organization

  • Jan. 27, 2012 10:00 a.m.

The B.C. Fruit Growers Association has a new executive.

Kirpal Boparai of Kelowna has been elected president during the BCFGA’s 123rd annual general meeting in Kelowna Friday, while Vernon’s Jeet Dukhia is the vice-president.

Boparai replaces Joe Sardinha, who decided not to seek another term as president.

The B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association represents 760 family-operated farms that provide $300 million in economic activity.



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