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Red peppers to be grown this year
BC Hot House Foods adds a new 11 acre greenhouse
BC Hot House Foods (BCHH) is pleased to announce a new 11 acre greenhouse facility has been added to its portfolio. Armand Vandermeulen of Green Valley Family Farms has built Bakerview Greenhouses in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. This state of the art greenhouse will grow red peppers for the 2013.....
Switzerland: Vegetables and fish fresh from the roof
In almost all towns of the world the so-called 'Urban farms' are becoming more important, as published by the Swiss website swissinfo.ch. Also in Switzerland they have prospects, as shown during a visit to pioneer company UF001 LokDepot in Basle. The company is established on the roof of a marshalling.....
OriginO expansion builds Oppy organic pepper program
Origin Organic Farms is adding a welcome splash of color to The Oppenheimer Group’s sweet B.C. bell pepper menu, and greater volume to accommodate market demand.Building on last year’s trial season, the Delta-based grower has expanded four-fold, and added yellow and orange peppers to the mix. Oppy will begin.....
NatureSweet targets health-conscious consumers with SunBursts
In marketing their SunBursts cherry tomatoes, NatureSweet knows exactly who the product appeals to. They want to reach consumers who are in charge of their family's purchases and who prefer healthy products. With a sweet taste that appeals to children and healthy qualities that appeal to parents, NatureSweet.....
AMCO Produce aims for large market with new product
One of the hottest trends in the produce industry is packaging fruit and vegetables in convenient containers to make them more accessible. Most of these containers urge consumers to snack on fresh produce in the hopes that the product will appeal to children and their parents. On first look, AMCO’s new.....
Germany: Reichenau growers make up balance sheet after pepper harvest
3.1 million kg of peppers is the harvest estimate of the five growers on the German isle of Reichenau, who joined forces in 2012, as announced by the local newspaper 'Südkurier'. "These arethe quantities we wanted to reach. We planned for three million kilograms," Matthias Keller, one of the horticulturists,.....
Les Paysans de Rougeline touts its co-op roots
Formed by a group of cooperatives, Les Paysans de Rougeline grows and markets their own vegetables in the South of France. Though they grow a variety of products in their greenhouse facilities, their tomatoes are the product for which they are best known.“We are 160 producers growing on 280 acres of.....