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Star Produce’s Leo Baribeau dies

Leo Baribeau, who was president of Star Produce and active in the Canadian Produce Marketing Association, has died.

NatureFresh opens greenhouse as company celebrates 20 years

Greenhouse grower NatureFresh Farms is celebrating 20 years, harvesting the first crop from a new 32-acre facility in Leamington, Ontario.

Sep 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Canada, #Tomatoes, #Ohio

Kale products in Canada recalled after listeria test

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced that two Randsland brand kale products because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Nominations sought for Ontario produce awards

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association is asking for produce industry nominations by Sept. 27 to present four winners with awards at the association’s 28th annual Gala and Awards Ceremony.

New hire makes Les Serres Sagami a 100% female-led Quebec company

Mirabel, Quebec-based Les Serres Sagami Inc., a conventional and organic tomato marketer with the Savoura brand, has hired a new president, making the company’s leadership 100% female-led.

Mucci Farms acquires controlling interest in Orangeline Farms

Mucci Farms, Kingsville, Ontario, has acquired a controlling interest in greenhouse grower Orangeline Farms, Leamington, Ontario, and plans more expansion in the U.S. and Canada.

Experience the sights, sounds and voices of QPMA

Watch the on-scene video and read about the Quebec Produce Marketing Association's successful convention.

QPMA: Canadawide’s George Pitsikoulis is Pillar of the Industry

George Pitsikoulis was born into the produce business — almost literally.

Premium products enjoy growing demand in Canada

Organic fresh fruits and vegetables will find growing demand in the Canadian market, a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.

See the farms, pack houses of these Quebec produce leaders

The Packer's Northeast editor, Amy Sowder, conducted a mid-summer tour of Quebec's vegetable agricultural regions north and south of Montreal.
Aug 01, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops, #Canada