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Membership Updates for November 15, 2021

Welcome New Members

From October 15 until November 15, 2021 DRC welcomed the following new members:

13022757 CANADA INC. ON Canada
2369820 ALBERTA LTD. AB Canada
A.M.R. CASH-AND-CARRY INC. / A.M.R. PAYEZ-EMPORTEZ INC. QC Canada
DELTA FRESH SALES LLC (Also d/b/a Delta Fresh) AZ United States
EXOTICA FRUITS & VEGETABLES (A d/b/a of 9329-1680 Quebec Inc.) QC Canada
IMPORT EXPORT ST-EUGÈNE (Faisant également affaire sous 9452-6779 Québec Inc.) QC Canada
LDP PRODUITS TROPICAUX IMPORT EXPORT INC. QC Canada
LUCKY SUPPLY INC. (Also d/b/a Wings Distributor) ON Canada
MODE AURORA INC. QC Canada
RAMIREZ DISTRIBUTION LTD. BC Canada
UVA ENTERPRISE CORP. BC Canada


DRC Membership: change in status

As of November 15, 2021, the following organizations no longer hold a DRC membership:

A PLUS GROWERS LLC. FL United States
BAHIA RANCHES, INC. CA United States
COLMEX TRADING LLC FL United States
EXPORTADORA VOLCAN FOODS LTDA. Biobío Chile
JITAI PLUS CANADA CORP. ON Canada
KENLIN TRADING INC. ON Canada
PARADISE SEASON INC. ON Canada
RAMIREZ IMPORTS LTD. BC Canada
SIMPLY NATURAL HARVEST, LLC (Also d/b/a Simply Natural / Simply Natural Harvest) TX United States
SRT TRADING LTD. BC Canada
UYICH KAAN PRODUCE, LLC (Also d/b/a Uyich Kaan Produce) WA United States
XFRESH PRODUCE LTD. ON Canada

For details regarding a change in status, please contact the office.

Important note: Following membership termination, the former member remains liable for claims arising prior to their termination if the claim is submitted to DRC by way of a Notice of Dispute within nine (9) months from when the claim arose or within nine (9) months from when the claimant ought reasonably to have known of its existence.

About DRC
DRC is a non-profit membership-based organization whose core work is business-to-business commercial dispute resolution for produce. DRC is a referee between parties when a purchase and sale do not go according to plan. Members adhere to a common set of trading standards and member responsibilities that promote fair and ethical trading for produce entering the North American marketplace. In Canada, membership in the DRC is a regulatory requirement to trade fresh fruits and vegetables (i.e.: buy, sell, import, export) unless excepted from the regulations. Today, DRC has members in 14 countries outside of North America, and membership continues to grow annually. Anyone exporting fresh fruits and vegetables to Canada must sell to a DRC member.

In addition to the DRC’s Operating Rules and Trading Standards, DRC offers a comprehensive, tailored suite of tools to build the knowledge and capacity of members to avoid or resolve disputes, including education, mediation and arbitration. DRC has ability to impose sanctions and disciplinary actions towards members who do not conduct business in accordance with the terms of their membership agreement.

To date, DRC has resolved claims in excess of $83 million dollars. Although arbitration is available, 80% of these claims have been settled in an average of 26 days through our informal consultation/mediation services. Arbitration awards are court enforceable in countries that are signatories to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards or subsequent conventions.

To learn more, reach out to our Help Desk at info@fvdrc.com or (+1) 613-234-0982 or visit us at www.fvdrc.com.