Published February 17, 2017
LEAMINGTON, ON - February 17, 2017 - Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) has launched their annual winter cucumber program “Always in Season” on February 17th, 2017. 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.
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.
“Consumers can once again find fresh, tasty Ontario greenhouse cucumbers in their local stores” said OGVG General Manager, Rick Seguin. “There’s no need to wait”.
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 association, representing over 200 growers who grow greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers on over 2,850 acres in Ontario Canada.
For Media Inquiries, Contact:
Rick Seguin, General Manager
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
32 Seneca Road, Leamington, Ontario N8H 5H7
T 519-326-2604 or 1-800-265-6926