On 17th January 2019, Vermillion Growers and the City of Dauphin signed a Development Agreement thus allowing the company to complete its permitting process. The construction of the new building should begin next Spring.
From the left: Maria Deschauer (managing director Vermillion Growers) and Mayor Dowhan (City of Dauphin)
Furthermore, Vermillion Growers singed a partnership with MegaPhoton, a Chinese high-tech light bulb manufacturer. It will provide the new Vermillion Growers’ facility with light bulbs, allowing a 15% energy savings.
From the left: Lucky Deschauer (Vermillion Growers) and Dr Orey Du (CEO MegaPhoton)
Vermillion Growers is a women-led, family run company located in the Manitoba area. The business carried out a crowdfunding campaign last year, which allowed it to collect the money to build the “Manitoba’s first large-scale greenhouse” for table tomatoes farming.