Announcements

Job offersmore »




Tweeting Growers

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:

9/19/2014 US: Montgomery Parks Foundation receives $1 million donation to construct greenhouse
9/19/2014 Israel: Adama invests in advanced agricultural education
9/19/2014 Spain: Master in Mediterranean Greenhouse Horticulture
9/19/2014 Canada (ON): BIC cluster receives $7.1 million funding boost to support the BioProducts Agriculture Science Cluster
9/19/2014 Syngenta: The Good Growth Plan on track one year after launch
9/19/2014 US: Improving the working relationship between florists and funeral director
9/19/2014 Europe: UK wholesalers visit South West of France
9/19/2014 Svensson’s new Americas president on climates, crop times and a century of solitude
9/18/2014 UK: Fiona Lighting LEDs wins award at Foar Oaks
9/18/2014 South-Korea: 7-Eleven steps into flower business
9/18/2014 Little changes to your screening installation can have a big impact!
9/18/2014 US: Team Sakata helps raise $60,000 for American Heart Association
9/18/2014 US: USDA releases veggie reports for 2014
9/18/2014 US: Aquarius Farms focused on Ag innovation
9/18/2014 UK: Schoneveld Breeding awarded AIPH 2014 International Grower of the Year
9/17/2014 Vietnam: HCM City launches seeds centre
9/17/2014 Netherlands: First CE-approved water silo for Zwingrow
9/17/2014 Nicaragua: Ball Floraplant’s Las Limas facility provides growers with clean stock and Nicaragua with jobs
9/17/2014 Spanish Enza Zaden demo greenhouse about to open in Almeria
9/17/2014 FloraHolland to present new company strategy '2020'