André Gagnon, CEO
A trained agronomist, André Gagnon combines 34 years of experience in agronomy. In 2006, when he held a position of advisor with the MAPAQ, he organized, with partners, a mission to Saskatchewan about the production of haskap, saskatoon berry and cherry. For ten years now, he is actively working on establishing of an haskap industry for the Quebec.
He made fifty conferences and trainings throughout the Quebec and New Brunswick. He owns an orchard of 10,000 haskap trees and is president of “Quebec Haskap”, an association of haskap grower. Mr. Gagnon is the author of the first production guide on haskap, published in April 2015.
Pharmacist student, Raphael works with Borealis Nature Fruit team since its founding in 2011. His involvement in all administrative tasks often put its wide creativity in use for creating electronic documents and establish solutions to improve our customer service.
Every harvest season, he is actively involved in all services offered to growers, especially regarding the custom harvest and the logistics of transport to the factory. Moreover, Raphael has a strong expertise about the haskap culture.