March 12, 2021, KINGSVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – With the increasing demand of locally grown greenhouse produce, DelFrescoPure® announces Phase One of its greenhouse production expansion to twenty-five acres. The expansion will be in full production by September 2021 in order to fulfill marketplace demands for high quality Ontario greenhouse grown tomatoes and strawberries for 2021-2022 winter production.
“With the demand for locally grown Ontario greenhouse tomatoes, DelFrescoPure® decided to leverage the demand with expansion plans. We’re planning three phases to keep up with consumer demand for tomatoes and strawberries.” said Carl Mastronardi, President of Del Fresco Produce Ltd.
The expansion features innovative technology for growing in all seasons including energy curtains and grow lights to provide over three quarters of a half million square-foot controlled micro climate environment for growing tomatoes.
“We are proud to offer our retail partners and consumers high quality locally grown greenhouse tomatoes from September 2021 winter production season.” commented Ray Mastronardi, Vice President of Sales. “The decision to expand the winter tomato program was made clear from our retail partners asking for more acreage to meet the demand of the consumers.”
With increased consumption of locally grown tomatoes, DelFrescoPure® expansion offers a flavorful, high quality produce experience to consumers with reduced food miles target to supply Canadian and US marketplace.
DelFrescoPure® brands greenhouse tomatoes under Delights Blushing with Flavor®, Mini Mixers®, Ombra®, G.R.Eat!®, Heirloom®, plus offers beefsteak and tomatoes on the vine with local and national retail partners. Contact sales@DelFrescoPure.com to learn more about the program DelFrescoPure.com.
DelFrescoPure® is an innovator and leader in the premium greenhouse industry that grows and markets greenhouse tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, beans, eggplants and strawberries. We are family-owned and have been operating for over 50 years in Kingsville, Ontario, Canada. We pride ourselves on the quality of our produce, unsurpassed flavor and personalized customer service. Learn more at DelFrescoPure.com
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