Quebec’s greenhouse industry is saddened with the confirmation that Stéphane Roy, the president of the tomato growing company Savoura, and his teenage son Justin did not survive a helicopter crash. The wreckage and their bodies were found on July 25 after they went missing from a fishing trip on July 10. Roy founded Nouvelles Serres in 1995 and later, acquired the Serres Sagami, Saguenay, in 2000. In the field of greenhouse, organic and soft fruit production the 26-hectare company became one of the forerunners of the industry.
The company has 400 employees.
Source: CBC.ca July 25, 2019 posting.