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Global Focus  —  Greenhouse Vegetables


Production ramping up for Canadian greenhouse cucumbers

As spring takes hold and warmer weather gradually creeps in, Canadian greenhouse cucumber growers are starting to see an increase in production. Although greenhouses enable year round production, the summer months bring about warmer conditions and more sunlight, bringing with it faster growth."We are in full.....

Greenhouse grower to exhibit specialty range at Viva Fresh

Village Farms is ready for Viva Fresh Expo to be held in San Antonio, Texas April 5 -7. The company will have their full line of Texas Grown products on display at their booth number 129. Village Farms will be featuring all of its specialty tomatoes, including Heavenly Villagio Marzano, Cabernet Estate.....

Mexico: Traditional protected agricultural sector in need of diversification

“In 2013, AMHPAC´s members reported the production for a little over 7,000 hectares (ha) of protected surface. About 60% of this surface was destined for the production of tomatoes, 20% for cucumbers and 17% for bell peppers. In 2018, the reports say we are close to 8,500 ha distributed very similarly: 67%.....

Ontario greenhouse grower gains presence in cucumber category

Since 2015, NatureFresh Farms Sales has been selling Long English Cucumbers and Mini Cucumbers exclusively grown and packed at Vine Fresh Acres, a Leamington, ON greenhouse. With the most recent 17-acre expansion completed early this year at the Cucumber operation, NatureFresh Farms Sales now markets a total.....