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Top 5 -yesterday
- Infarm to make strategy shift, cuts 500 jobs
- UV lamps can control strawberry pests
- "We strive to make raspberries an affordable fruit for more customers"
- US (NY): Owners of Rockland farm say town unexpectedly closed one of their greenhouses
- CAN (ALB): Greenhouse moving to new owner, but land still for sale
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- Zambia: "We produce 5,000 units of lettuce per week, per tunnel, year-round"
- UK growers stop planting and put nurseries on sale amidst energy crisis and labor shortage
- Passive solar greenhouses: How Ladakh farmers are harvesting crops in winter
- "High-tech farmer AppHarvest is running out of money"
- German family company switches from tomato cultivation to hydroponic lettuce
Greenhouse industry in Quebec is growing
However, the market is still dominated by a dozen large companies that alone represent 85% of greenhouse vegetable production. Greenhouse production in total represents $265 million over 265 hectares (newly converted organic producers are not always included in these figures as they are difficult to keep up with). Mr Mousseau thinks that if all small producers were included that the figure would be at least 20% higher. However, he explains that when a small company sees a sudden growth from one day to the next, it is hard for them to find a place on the market amongst the larger players.
Mr Mousseau believes that producers in Quebec would benefit from their products having their origins clearly labelled on the shelves, as there is an increasing demand for local vegetables but they are inundated by imported produce.
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