Apples is located in the heart of the Southern Georgian Bay Apple Growing
District of Blue Mountains. Ours is the most northerly apple-producing area in
Ontario, located on the 44th Parallel. Right in the heart of Ontario’s best
skiing and cottage country. There are approximately 4,000 acres of apple
orchard here - over 30% of Ontario's total commercial acreage!
makes our region so special is the protective lake effect that occurs between
the Niagara Escarpment and the deep cool waters of Georgian Bay. The fertile
strip between Escarpment and our section of Lake Huron is blessed with a
microclimate that makes our area from Collingwood to Meaford, Ontario ideal for
Apples Limited is a Packer, Marketer, and Exporter of Ontario apples. We have
been committed to quality and service since our establishment in 1961 - over 50
years! Binkley packs apples that meet and exceed Agriculture Canada Fancy and
Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy and Extra Fancy and Ontario Orchard Crisp standards. We
guarantee high quality standards by means of inspection procedures at many
points along our computer-controlled packing line. Binkley Apples is a
year-round supplier of Ontario-fresh produce.
The Binkley packline is
integrated with an advanced computer-based traceability system that allows us
to track apples from growers' orchards to our customers' shelves. Bin lots are
traced through our system as apples enter the waters of our flume.
the flume, apples are graded and packed according to customer size, and colour
and packaging specifications. This is accomplished in a single one-pack process
that minimizes handling of each apple. Each case can be traced from our packing
facility to the individual customer and also back to the farm and block from
which it originated.