Maple Leaf Foods Inc. to Purchase Four Saskatchewan Pig Farms

June 30, 2021 Maple Leaf Foods,

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase four pig farms in central Saskatchewan from a group of companies known as Polar Pork. The acquisition will enhance Maple Leaf Foods’ overall pig supply and substantially increase its pig production capacity in the province.

Begonia I’CONIA Aroma Peach wins FleuroStar Award 2021

June 30, 2021 Fleuroselect

Fleuroselect, the international organisation for the ornamental plants industry, is proud to announce that the FleuroStar Award 2021/22 goes to Begonia I’CONIA Aroma Peach from Dümmen Orange. Alexander van der Kaaij, Senior Product Manager Bed & Balcony and Jeroen Meeder, Sales Manager Benelux, accepted the prize from Fleuroselect Vice-President Marc Driessen, Secretary-General Sally van der Horst and Marketing & Communications Manager Ann Jennen.

Hydrangea Breeders Association Conducts Old Wood Trial to Bring the Cut Hydrangea Season Forward

HBA’s cut hydrangea varieties are perfectly suited for producing flowers on old wood, making it possible to market flowers as early as March/April. This is apparent from the old wood trial that HBA conducted this spring.

Semi-finalists for Royal FloraHolland’s Glazen Tulp 2021-2022

June 30, 2021 Royal FloraHolland

Who will have the best market introduction in 2021-2022? The first voting round for the Glazen Tulp was recently completed, resulting in a number of semi-finalists.

John Foley, Former Lead Solo Pilot of the Blue Angels, to Deliver Keynote Presentation at RFA Conference

The Refrigerated Foods Association is excited to announce their Keynote Speaker for their 41st Annual Conference & Exhibition in February, 2022: John Foley.