Jealous Fruits is a leading sweet cherry producer/marketer, based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Jealous is a family owned and controlled company, with farming roots in the Okanagan Valley going back to 1903. The company’s 1200 acres of cherries are focused on late season production, feature extraordinary quality, and service worldwide markets throughout the months of July and August. In addition, Jealous serves an expanding base of neighboring cherry growers.
The company has recently opened a new 140,000 foot packing facility, featuring the latest in optical sorting technology, housing the administrative headquarters, and featuring a retail operation. Jealous has staff accommodation for 680 seasonal workers, and prides itself as being an excellent employer. Jealous Fruits has a full time staff of 25, and peak seasonal staff of over 1000.
Kelowna is a lakefront town with a population of 150,000 people, outsized services and amenities, a bustling cultural life, and copious all season recreational opportunities. Kelowna is linked to Vancouver BC via a 4 hour drive, and regularly scheduled 40 minute flights.