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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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100% Local – La fierté dans l’assiette (Article available in French only)
Monday 11 March, 2013

Ricardo Cuisine – September 11 2013

Since spring 2013, Denys Van Winden, Producer and Partner of Vegpro International Inc., has joined Ricardo Cuisine’s team as a collaborator. On the occasion of this report – Eat Local – Denys shares his opinions on the actions we can all take to eat more fruits and vegetables from our region.

Link to – Eat Local – page from Ricardo Cuisine

To know more about Denys Van Winden

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Boom dans les gyms et les aliments santé (French Article)
Sunday 10 March, 2013

La Presse – Isabelle Massé – January 10, 2013

Following the famous New Year’s resolutions, Isabelle Massé focuses on healthy foods whose consumption increases in January. On this occasion, she questions Anthony Fantin, Vice President, Operations, at Vegpro International Inc. (Article available in French only)

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Les conquêtes de la laitue québécoises (French TV Program)
Thursday 29 March, 2012

Radio Canada – La Semaine Verte TV Show – Presented by Errol Duchaine – September 29, 2012

The famous program on Radio Canada has dedicated its story to the lettuce industry in Quebec. Within a few decades, it has brilliantly developed in the North American market. The report visits Production Horticoles Van Winden and Vegpro International Inc. to discover what assets have facilitated this success. (TV Program available in French only)

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Une (rare) visite du ministre Ritz au Québec (French Article)
Friday 09 March, 2012

La Terre de chez nous – Pierre-Yvon Bégin – November 9, 2012

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has completed, on Friday, a brief and unusual “food” tour in Quebec. He notably visited Salad Etcetera!, the packaging plant of Vegpro International Inc. in Sherrington. (Article available in French only)

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Vegpro International Inc. doubles processing facility
Thursday 01 March, 2012

The Packer – Cynthia David – November 16, 2012

Baby lettuce and spinach grower Vegpro International Inc. has doubled the size of its processing facility in Sherrington, Quebec, to 80,000 square feet, introduced a convenience salad in a bowl and revamped its carrot and onion facilities.

Anthony Fantin, vice president of operations, said the single-serve Solo offers a 3- to 4-ounce baby salad blend in a grab-and-go plastic bowl sealed with an easy-peel film.

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Redécouvrir le céleri (French Article)
Thursday 01 March, 2012

Ricardo Magazine – Volume 10 – Number 6 – June 2012

In this issue, the magazine focuses on a vegetable rarely found in cooking shows: the celery. Ricardo visits Denys Van Winden, celery producer in one of our farm partners to learn more about this culture in Quebec. 

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