News And Media

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)

Link to the video

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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. 

Consult the article

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Delfland récompensée pour la gestion de ses travailleurs (Article available in French only)
Tuesday 22 March, 2011

La Terre de chez nous – Céline Normandin – March 21, 2011

“Good agricultural practices are not only to improve performance or to ensure quality and land preservation. They also concern labor relations in various agricultural businesses” Céline Normandin questions Eric Van Winden, responsible for the workforce at one of our partner farms: Delfland Inc. (Article available in French only)

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Vendre sa salade (French Article)
Monday 21 March, 2011

La Presse – Pierre Duhamel – February 21, 2011

“We are at Vegpro International Inc., the largest vegetable producer in Canada, a company that has 500 employees, with revenues of $ 100 million and sells each week 500,000 trays of mixed salad greens in supermarkets of Eastern Canada and the United States, from Ontario to Florida. That’s a lot of salad.”

Pierre Duhamel questions Gerry Van Winden, President Vegpro International Inc. (Article available in French only)

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Vegpro met plus de RH dans sa salade (French Article)
Thursday 17 March, 2011

Les Affaires – Marie Lyan – December 17, 2011

Chantal Teasdale, Director of Human Resources at Vegpro International Inc., explains the strategy used by the company to ensure its development: Building a strategic plan for human capital management. (Article available in French only)

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