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Gerry Van Winden awarded the Food Technology Merit Award (Article available in French only)
Monday 10 February, 2014

AAAITA (Association des Anciennes et Anciens de l’Institut Technologique Alimentaire) Bulletin – February 2014

On February 10, 2014, Gerry Van Winden was awarded the Technology Merit Award from the Quebec Food Technologists Association.

Trained at the St-Hyacinthe Institute of Food Technology, Gerry Van Winden has always considered research and technology as a way to innovate and perform better in a world where food trends are constantly evolving.

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Vote for your favorite salad!
Thursday 16 January, 2014

concours DUX

DUX 2014 Public Vote

At the beginning of this New Year, we are proud to participate in the famous DUX 2014 contest with our new Fresh Attitude ready-to-eat salad kit: the Greek mix!

The DUX contest aims to recognize, promote and spread exemplary practices from Quebec’s food industry to develop healthy habits.

This year, in addition to the expert panel’s evaluation, DUX created a new «public vote» category. You can now vote for your favorite salad and support the delicious Greek mix by clicking on:

Vote for your favorite and share the good news to your family and friends!

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Fresh Ideas
Saturday 11 January, 2014

Food In Canada, Canada’s Food & Beverage Processing Magazine – Hélèna Katz – January 11, 2011.

Helena Katz questions Sylvain Racette, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Veg Pro International. The company’s history, its products, its innovative approach and strong relationship with consumers are discussed in this article that traces the path of the successful business.

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Gerry Van Winden – winner of the prestigious Moisson d’Or Award (Article available in French only)
Thursday 05 December, 2013

L’Alimentation –December 5, 2013

On November 15, 2013, Gerry Van Winden was honored with the Moisson d’Or Award from the Quebec Produce Grower Association. This award is given to individuals whose work, commitment and leadership have contributed to the development of the Quebec vegetable sector. L’Alimentation highlights the exceptional path of Gerry Van Winden and Vegpro International Inc.

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The family member of the Napierville Company Delfland are designated “2013 Agricultural Family of the Year” (French Press Release)
Thursday 05 December, 2013

UPA – Press Release – Éliane Hamel – December 4, 2014

We are proud to announce that the family of one of our partner farms, Delfland Inc., have just received the title of “2013 Agricultural Family of the Year” by the Fondation de la famille terrienne in the 89th Annual General Meeting of the Union des Producteurs Agricoles. In its statement, the UPA traces the extraordinary journey of one of Quebec’s producers for almost 60 years and the descendant of Cisca and Arie Van Winden, brother of Peter and John Van Winden. (Article available in French only)

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QPMA's 66th annual convention a success
Saturday 30 March, 2013

The Produce News – August 28, 2013

Several members of Vegpro International Inc attended the excellent evening of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association. Produce News Team – illustrates the evening in pictures.

Link to article and pictures

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Sylvain Racette
From the show floor: CPMA 2013 expo booths
Saturday 30 March, 2013

The Packer – April 28, 2013

The newspaper team visited the exhibitors at the Annual Show of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association, which took place from April 17 to 19, 2013. Sylvain Racette, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, North America, introduces our new products.

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Veg Pro V.P. wins QPMA pillar recognition
Friday 29 March, 2013

The Packer – Cynthia David – August 26, 2013

At the 66th Conference of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association, Pierre Dolbec, Vice President of Sales and Procurement at Vegpro International Inc., received the Pillar of Quebec Industry 2013. Cynthia Davis asks Pierre about his career.

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Sauver du temps pour mieux manger (French Article)
Friday 22 March, 2013

TVA – Salut Bonjour TV Show – Nutrition review from Isabelle Huot – January 22, 2013

The “lack of time” phenomenon has prompted many companies to create simple products, consisting of a minimum of ingredients, for the consumers. Isabelle Huot, PhD in Nutrition helps us to make good choices among them. (Video and article available in French only)

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Un travail de longue haleine (French TV Program)
Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Radio Canada – La Semaine Verte TV Show – Presented by Errol Duchaine – January 19, 2013

“Committed to bring to market a local product with nothing to envy the imported onions from the United States or Europe, Vegetable Growers from Napierville, the Van Winden embarked on a careful selection process that will require them years of work and patience.” Errol Duchaine asked Jean-Bernard Van Winden. (TV Program available in French only)

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