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Indo-Canadians crucial to future of orchard industry

This week Daybreak is taking a look at the fruit industry; how it evolved and where it's going.

In this segment, we look at how Indo-Canadian growers have become dominant players.

Over the decades, people have come from other parts of the world to make their living growing fruit in the Okanagan.

One of the latest waves of immigrants came from India and Pakistan. Now, Indo-Canadians make up about 50 per cent of fruit growers.

All told, they farm 60 per cent of the orchard land in the valley.

Daybreak's Christina Low took a look at how they've become a dominant force.

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