Saskatchewan Fruit Growers Association (SFGA), grower directed focused on production and marketing of premium quality Saskatchewan-grown fruit. Industry accomplishments include implementation of saskatoon berry grading standards, on-farm food safety workshops, federally inspected processing facilities, field days, tours, annual conference. Market development activities include recent trade mission to U.K. and IFE show, Wildly Wonderful Saskatoons consumer and trade brochures, Industry Fact Sheet, The Fruits of our Labours Culinary Handbook. Purple Packs Punch. A recent study by Dr. David Kitts, University of British Columbia, determined that the antioxidant activity of saskatoon berries are similar to that of blueberry, blackberry and grape seed extract. Canada's Wildest Berries Have Been Tamed. Saskatoons are grown in orchards, hand-picked or mechanically harvested, cleaned, sorted, graded, and frozen within hours of picking to maintain optimum nutrients and quality. Western Canadian growers adhere to federal grading standards, on-farm food safety programs and federally inspected facilities.