Self Assessments for Grower, Shipper, and Packer

Definitions

Grower

A person who grows fresh fruits and vegetables.

Shipper

May include a grower, who operates at shipping point and is engaged in the business of either fresh fruits and vegetables they have grown and/or purchased from others, including growers, and distributing such produce in commerce by resale or other methods, or who handles such produce (fresh fruits and vegetables) on joint account with others.

Packer

A person who sorts and packages fresh fruits and vegetables.

Persons

A person can be an individual or an organization – including an association, company and corporation; includes other recognized legal entities such as LLC, partnerships, etc.

Previous 12 months

The previous 12 months from the day an activity is conducted that is otherwise prohibited in section 122(2)(b). (i.e.: the date of last transaction)

Self-Assessment

Assessment

Exempt

Require a DRC Membership

I grow and/or grow and sell fresh fruits and vegetables which are grown and sold only within my province of residence.

 

In addition to growing and selling fresh fruits and vegetables, I purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from other persons from within my province for sale within my province of residence.

 

I supplement my production and/or vendor sales with fresh fruits and vegetables purchased from other producers located in a province other than my place of business.

 

I pack, ship and sell only fresh fruits or vegetables that I have grown myself as a single business entity.

 

I grow fresh fruits or vegetables which are sold to and marketed by a separate marketing entity.

 

I am a person who only packs, ships and sells only fresh fruits or vegetables that I have grown myself within my province of residence as well as to another province and/or country.

 

I am a person who only purchases, sells or negotiates the purchase or sale of fresh fruits and vegetables on another person’s behalf, sends or conveys from one province to another or imports or exports less than one metric ton (2 205 lb) of fresh fruits or vegetables per day.

 

I am a person who sells or negotiates the sale on another person’s behalf fresh fruits or vegetables that are to be exported or to be sent or conveyed from one province to another province and/or country.

 

I am person who purchases or negotiates the purchase on another person’s behalf fresh fruits or vegetable that are to be imported or to be sent or conveyed from one province to another province and/or country.

 

I receive or receive on another person’s behalf any fresh fruit or vegetable that has been imported or sent or conveyed to from one province to another province or country.

 

I send or convey from one province to another or import or export any fresh fruit or vegetable that this entity has not grown itself.

 

Q & A

Grower

My farm/production unit is a separate legal entity from my marketing entity.

My farm’s production is sold to the marketing entity. All sales are made within the province.

A DRC membership is NOT REQUIRED by either entity.

My farm/production unit is a separate legal entity from my marketing entity. My farm’s production is sold to the marketing entity. Sales are made within the province as well as to other provinces. The marketing entity does not purchase product from other farmers.

A DRC membership IS REQUIRED by either entity.

Grower/Shipper

My farm/production unit is a separate legal entity from my marketing entity. The farm’s production is sold to the marketing entity. The marketing entity also purchases product from other farms within my province of business. All sales are within the province.

A DRC membership is NOT REQUIRED by either entity.

My farm/production unit is a separate legal entity from my marketing entity. The farm’s production is sold to the marketing entity.

The farm entity does NOT REQUIRE a DRC membership.

The marketing entity also purchases product from other farms. Sales are within the province as well as to another province and/or country.

The marketing entity REQUIRES a DRC membership.

Grower/Shipper

I purchase, sell, pack and/or ship fresh fruits and vegetables in my own in province.

A DRC membership is NOT REQUIRED by either entity.

I purchase, sell, pack and and/or ship fresh fruits and vegetables in my own province as well as to another province and/or country.

A DRC membership IS REQUIRED.

Packer/Shipper

I am a custom packer or central packing facility which does not take title to the fresh fruits and vegetables.

A DRC membership is NOT REQUIRED.

I am a custom packer or central packing facility which takestitle to the fresh fruits and vegetables from my province and sells within the province of place of business.

A DRC membership is NOT REQUIRED.

I am a custom packer or central packing facility which takes title to the fresh fruits and vegetables and sells within and beyond the province of place of business.

A DRC membership IS REQUIRED.

I am a custom packer or central packing facility which takes title to the fresh fruits and vegetables purchased from beyond the province of place of business.

A DRC membership IS REQUIRED.