Podcast episode 3

The Grower Calling – the official podcast channel for The Grower News is pleased to release its third podcast episode with guest Chris Veillon, chief marketing officer for Pure Flavor, a greenhouse grower and marketer located in Leamington, Ontario.


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The podcast covers a wide variety of topics relating to Pure Flavor’s marketing initiatives. We discuss marketing trends in greenhouse grown production, the company’s new facility being built in Georgia, as well as NAFTA re-negotiations and what elements in a new agreement are important to the greenhouse sector.  

 

Podcasts will be released every other Thursday. 

 

Past podcast guests

John Thwaites – tender fruit grower (pears), Niagara on the Lake, ON

Dusty Zamecnick – berry grower (strawberry propagation, blueberries, and hops), Frogmore, ON

 

Upcoming podcast guests 

October 12 – Kevin Howe, fruit and vegetable grower and industry leader, Howe Family Farm, Aylmer, ON

October 26 – Eugenia Banks, consultant, Ontario Potato Board and potato grower, Shawn Brenn, Brenn-B Farms, Waterdown, ON

November 9 – Rich Feenstra, apple grower, Beamsville, ON

November 23 – Larry McIntosh, president & CEO, Peak of the Market, Winnipeg, MB

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

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