Published February 1, 2016
LEAMINGTON, ON - Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) has launched their annual winter cucumber program “Always in Season” on February 1st, 2016. This program signifies the ramp up of production for all varieties of Ontario greenhouse grown seedless cucumbers and informs Ontario consumers of their availability during the cold winter months.
“Consumers can find fresh, locally grown Ontario greenhouse cucumbers in grocery stores throughout Ontario,” said OGVG General Manager, Rick Seguin. “There’s no need to wait until summer to enjoy locally grown cucumbers.”
The growing demand for Ontario greenhouse seedless cucumbers is motivated by consumers' healthy eating choices. Our growers have increased production to ensure the supply is abundant for Ontario consumers and retailers.
This program is supported by key Canadian retailers. This year’s campaign includes new recipe ideas, retailer flyer ads indicating product of Canada and a media campaign designed to raise awareness of availability of locally grown greenhouse seedless cucumbers. For new recipes and other meal ideas visit www.OGVG.com.
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) is a not-for-profit organization, formed in 1967, representing approximately 220 members who grow greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers on over 2,500 acres in Ontario, Canada. Our growers span from Windsor to Niagara and as far north as Ottawa.
For further information regarding this news release contact:
Rick Seguin, General Manager
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
32 Seneca Road, Leamington, ON, N8H 5H7
(T) 519-326-2604 or 1-800-265-6926