This ‘fruitful’ research collaboration between Moyers Apple Products and Prof. Keith Warriner produced a method to inactivate pathogens on apples that was more effective and product-friendly than washing. Implementing the proactive measure also increased market share.
The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers has recognized the efforts of Ken Forth, chair of several labour committees and organizations, for his untiring work. He’s the 2018 recipient of the Industry Builder Award.
Cavendish Farm’s state-of–the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta is now equipped with the industry’s latest TOMRA Eco steam peelers. Reduced carbon footprint and increased processing efficiency are two big benefits.
In New Brunswick’s changing political fortunes, the Conservatives took the reins of the provincial government on November 9. Ross Wetmore was named the new minister of agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries.
Without the men and women who work the fields and greenhouses, there would be no fruit and vegetable production in Canada. This video, directed by the Canadian Horticultural Council, showcases Jamaican worker Anthony at TapRoot Farms, Nova Scotia.