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Save your time and eat better (French Article)

22 January, 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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A long-term endeavour (French TV Program)

19 January, 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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Boom on fitness centres and healthy foods (French Article)

10 January, 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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25 years of commitment towards UPA: tribute ot 4 Montérégie’s farmers (French Press Release)

10 December, 2012

UPA – Press Release – Jean Dumont – December 10, 2012

On December 10, 2012, four producers in the Montérégie were honored for 25 years of union involvement at the General Conference of the UPA. Among them, Yvon Van Winden, from the Delfland Farm. The press release highlights his journey. (Press release available in french only)

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Vegpro International Inc. doubles processing facility

16 November, 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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Quebec’s lettuce’s conquests (French TV Program)

29 September, 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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Rediscover Celery (French Article)

1 June, 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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Vegpro adds some HR in its salads (French Article)

17 December, 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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Vegpro International Inc. (French article)

1 April, 2011

Producteur Plus – Léonard Pigeon – April 2011

It is in the making of a comprehensive essay, illustrated with beautiful pictures that Leonard Pigeon focuses on the unique history of the company. He describes in detail the history, daily operations and major challenges of today’s Vegpro International Inc. From land preparation to shipping the mixed greens trays, nothing is forgotten. (Article available in French only)

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Grow schallot, for the worse and now the best (French Article)

13 April, 2007

Le Devoir – Philippe Mollé – April 13, 2007

Philippe Mollé focuses on the culture of the Dry Shallot at Delfland. It traces the history of the farm, and how, little by little, the famous shallot became the specialty of the family farm. (Article available in French only)

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