News And Media

FCC Drive Away Hunger in Quebec
Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Sherrington, october 15, 2014 -Proud partner of the Farm Credit Canada Drive Away Hunger campaign, Vegpro International Inc. will be greeting the official food drive at its place of business in Sherrington, on October 15th. For the occasion, Vegpro will give away over 10 000 pounds of food to Moisson Rive-Sud.

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Fresh Attitude, partner with the National Bank for its advertising campaign
Thursday 22 May, 2014

Sherrington, may 12, 2014 – Fresh Attitude has become a partner of the National Bank for its advertising campaign :
A business partner for many years, the National Bank has recently chosen Vegpro International Inc. and Gerry Van Winden to illustrate the quality of the customer relationship during its last publicity campaign.

The ad was first released on April 21 on the show ” Dans l’œil du dragon ” on the ICI-Radio Canada channel. National Bank plans to broadcast the commercial until July 6 on this channel, and until June 1st on regular networks (TVA, Vtele, Télé-Québec) and some specialty channels (Canal D, Z, Historia, Argent, LCN, RDI, RDS, RIS, Explora, RDS2).

We thank the National Bank for having chosen us as an example of the enterprise partnership in business banking.

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DUX 2014 Public vote – Thank you all for your support!
Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Sherrington, April 30, 2014 – Last January, Vegpro has introduced its new Salad kit – Greek Mix – at the DUX contest. The competition aims to recognize, enhance and spotlight the best practices in Quebec’s organizations and food industries, aiming at developing healthy lifestyles.

New this year, the “Public Vote” gave Quebec consumers the opportunity to elect their favorite product, project and communication, nominated for the DUX 2014 contest. Close to 15,000 people answered.

The results are finally in, and our delicious salad finished 7th out of 27 winners!

We wish to thank all our fans for your loyalty and support.

Show participants:

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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.

Read more about his journey

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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.

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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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