Announcements

Job offersmore »

Tweeting Growers

Last commentsmore »

Top 5 - yesterday

  • No news has been published yesterday.

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




Canada: Hero Certified Burgers selects Ontario greenhouse Tomatoes

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) is pleased to announce that Ontario greenhouse tomatoes have been added to Hero Certified Burgers’ portfolio of toppings. Hero Certified Burgers is a successful Canadian chain committed to high quality, local, and sustainable products at all of its 49 locations throughout Ontario.

Working in partnership with OGVG, Hero Certified Burgers embarked on a process to source an Ontario greenhouse tomato that could meet their needs. Selecting the tomato of choice to top their burgers was based on taste, quality, year round availability, performance and food safety.

“OGVG has been pleased to be part of this process with Hero Certified Burgers and we look forward to working with other foodservice partners in the future,” said Don Taylor, Chair of the Board of OGVG. “In a competitive market, these new partnerships that expand and support our produce in the foodservice marketplace will help sustain Ontario agriculture and our Ontario greenhouse vegetable farmers.”

To find out more about this fresh and local Hero Certified Burgers offering visit www.heroburgers.com.

This initiative was a case study within an OGVG foodservice project. Investment in this project has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP). In Ontario, this program is delivered by the Agricultural Adaptation Council.


Publication date: 9/18/2013

 

 
 
tweet
 
share

email
   
print
 
subscribe

 

Other news in this sector:

8/27/2015 India: IFFCO launches joint venture with Mitsubishi Corp for manufacturing agrochemicals
8/27/2015 Monsanto drops $46 billion bid for Syngenta
8/27/2015 Canada: Bevo Farms' Jack Benne featured in the Vancouver Sun
8/27/2015 Italy: Rijk Zwaan presents its new tomato range in Sperlonga
8/25/2015 Monsanto ups Syngenta bid, now values firm at $47B
8/25/2015 US (OH): Green City Growers doubles sales
8/25/2015 US (TX): Indoor Harvest Corp retains broker-dealer WealthForge
8/25/2015 USDA grants available to purchase LED lights
8/25/2015 US: Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation awards 15 grants
8/24/2015 Heliospectra completes $3 million private placement
8/24/2015 Canada: Marrone Bio Innovations receives $40 million loan, president/COO resigns
8/24/2015 Canada: Ultramarathon proceeds to Make a Wish
8/21/2015 UK: Growing Underground seeks investment for expansion
8/21/2015 Uk grower Vitacress Real settles at Fresh Park Venlo in Holland
8/21/2015 Canada: GGS supports the Be World Ready Program with greenhouse donation
8/21/2015 Intrexon buys biological insect control company, Oxitec
8/21/2015 Here is your guide book to setting up a successful greenhouse business
8/21/2015 Netherlands: Yara expands value-added production capacity in Sluiskil
8/20/2015 Michael V. Geary resigns as AmericanHort President & CEO
8/19/2015 Poland: Citronex hopes to complete Zgorzelec greenhouse this year

 

Leave a comment: (max. 500 characters)

  1. All comments which are not related to the article contents will be removed.
  2. All comments with non-related commercial content, will be removed.
  3. All comments with offensive language, will be removed.




  Display email address

  new code