Increased demand for premium greenhouse-grown products prompted NatureFresh, Canada, to break ground on a new 106,000-square-foot distribution center in Leamington, Ontario, Canada. Construction is to be completed by mid-summer.
“The continued expansion of our operations and launch of new products is a direct result of the growth of the NatureFresh Farms brand,” says Peter Quiring, president. “Over the last few years, we have increased our production capacity to meet the demands of our retail partners. Our commitment to quality, regardless of season, is enabling NatureFresh Farms to be an integrated supplier 12 months a year. Expanding our production capabilities in Leamington shows our commitment to growing our business in Canada.”
Family owned and operated, NatureFresh employs more than 500 people across all of its greenhouses and distribution centers in both Canada and United States.
The state-of-the-art distribution center will enable NatureFresh to increase production and specialty packaging on site.
“The increasing demand for organics prompted our team to bring two new items to market this year, both are being grown in Leamington, Ontario,” adds Ray Wowryk, director of business development.