The founder of the Savoura greenhouse tomato brand, Stéphane Roy and his 15-year-old son Justin, were found deceased on July 25 after a helicopter crash in northern Quebec.
Ontario potato breeder and grower, Dr. Peter Vander Zaag, has received an honorary lifetime membership from the Potato Association of America. He has shared his expertise around the world making the tuber a source of stable income in parts of China.
The Canadian greenhouse vegetable industry is highly integrated with the U.S. and Mexico. As an example, NatureFresh Farms has announced that Paul Hulsbos will join the organization as procurement manager in Mexico.
Quebec greenhouse grower Stéphane Roy and his 14-year-old son are reported missing in northern Quebec as his helicopter failed to return from a fishing trip. He is the founder and president of Sagami Inc., which sells greenhouse tomatoes and strawberries under the Sagami and Savoura brands.
Member of Parliament Wayne Easter is named 2019 Produce Champion. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association applauds the PEI member’s support of the produce industry and his effectiveness in bringing forward industry issues on Parliament Hill.