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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

High-tech Quebec supermarket tops NYC sightings

MONTREAL — New York City’s food culture isn’t everything, despite what New Yorkers will try to tell you — or anyone who will listen.
Jul 22, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion, #Produce Retail, #Canada

Paul Hulsbos joins NatureFresh Farms in Mexico

NatureFresh Farms, Leamington, Ontario, has hired Paul Hulsbos as procurement manager, based in Mexico.

Northeast news: QPMA leaders prepare for conference with new events

MONTREAL — The Packer's Northeast editor, Amy Sowder, stopped by the Quebec Produce Marketing Association's offices to meet CEO Sophie Perreault and her staff — and learn about the coming conference in Quebec City.

Canadian health agency recalls Eat Smart kale salads

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale bagged salad kits from six provinces due to possible Listeria monocytogenes.

Oppy to feature OriginO greenhouse line at organic show

The Oppenheimer Group’s OriginO organic line, featuring tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, will be showcased at the Organic Produce Summit.