Several greenhouse growers were recognized for their innovative fresh produce products at the annual Greenhouse Competitions, held virtually this year.
Several Ontario growers received multiple distinctions, including Nature Fresh Farm, Mucci Farms, and Sunset Mastronardi Produce.
The competition was presented in part by Nature Fresh Farms. Expert judges, including grocery store produce managers, members of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Culinary Guild of Windsor Chefs,and others, evaluated produce submissions based on a specialized list of criteria developed by head judge Shalin Khosla.
Key winners and products include:
- Sunset Mastronardi Produce - Cocktail Cukes, Coolest Cucumber
- Mucci Farms - English Cucumber, Coolest Cucumber
- Sunset Mastronardi Produce - Mini Seedless Cukes, Coolest Cucumber
- Sunset Mastronardi Produce - Best Overall Cucumber
- Pure Flavor - Beefsteak Tomato, Hottest Tomato
- Sunset Mastronardi Produce - Cocktail Tomato, Hottest Tomato
- Mucci Farms - Roma Tomato, Hottest Tomato
- Nature Fresh Farms - Bite-Size Tomato, Hottest Tomato
- Nature Fresh Farms - Best Overall Tomato
- Mucci Farms - Best Overall Pepper
- Sunset Mastronardi Produce - Best Overall Strawberry