Company

Our Growers

Our growers are the strength and spirit behind Groupe Vegco.  The cooperation among our 14 growers is what makes our vegetables the very best. They are passionate about innovation and about sharing their expertise to constantly aim higher. Most of our growers come from family farms with several generations of acquired agricultural know-how.

Delfland

The Delfland company is a rigorous, hard-working business whose leading-edge expertise has been recognized on a number of occasions. In 2013, Delfland was honored with the title of Farming Family of the Year by the UPA. Delfland received 1st prize in the AGRIcarrières competition in 2011. The company finished 3rd in the Silver category of the Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit) at the national and regional levels in 2010, after having won in the Bronze category in 2005.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion, red onion, coloured carrot and white turnip
Municipality: Napierville

Les Fermes A. & P. Bigras inc.

Pioneers in the packaging of carrots, Les Fermes A. & P. Bigras are constantly adapting to the requirements of vegetable growing. The company is made up of determined producers who take risks, including developing crops in Ontario.

Generations of growers: 2
Vegetable grown: carrot
Municipality: Napierville

Les Fermes Hotte et Van Winden inc.

The objective of Les Fermes Hotte et Van Winden is simple: sow an idea that has potential and work it until it is profitable. This philosophy has paid off. In 2010, the company received several awards in the competition of the Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit): National Finalist in the Bronze category (ranked 20th) and 16th at the regional level in the Bronze category.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion, red onion, Spanish onion, coloured carrot, garlic, celeriac, golden beet and Chioggia beet
Municipality: Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville

Isabelle inc.

The people behind Isabelle are dedicated partners. Their enthusiasm and commitment are always evident. Over the years, the company has been honored with several distinctions: Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit), 2010 National Finalist, Gold category (ranked 11th); 2010 Regional Finalist, Gold category (ranked 9th) and 2005, Gold category.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion and red onion
Municipality: Saint-Michel

Jardins A. Guérin et Fils inc.

Cultivating an idea, making it happen and continuously improving on it, this is the philosophy behind the dynamism and success of Jardins A. Guérin et Fils. Their dedication and professionalism are noticeable in their product quality and in the diversity of their work. As well, the company has been honored with a number of distinctions: Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit), 2010 National Finalist, Gold category (ranked 10th); 2010 Regional Finalist, Gold category (ranked 8th); 2005, Silver category and 2000, Bronze category.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion, red onion, carrot and radish
Municipality: Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington

Les Jardins Lefort inc.

The people at Les Jardins Lefort are outstanding at identifying business opportunities. Their ambition and passion have enabled them to constantly increase their production volume. In 2005, the company was a finalist in the Bronze category of the Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit).

Generations of growers: 2
Vegetables grown:  yellow onion and red onion
Municipality: Sainte-Clotilde

Les Jardins Ormstown ltée

The team of Les Jardins Ormstown known for its tenacity and energy improves its performance year after year. The company’s creators are among the founding members of Groupe Vegco’s onions and carrots packaging center.

Generations of growers: 2
Vegetables grown: yellow onion
Municipality: Ormstown

Les Jardins Sainte-Clotilde enr.

The remarkable determination of Les Jardins Sainte-Clotilde can be seen in the quality of its work, a standard that was set by the first generation of growers. The second generation enriched the company’s experience and culture and now Les Jardins Sainte-Clotilde can count on its young growers to continue the tradition.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion, red onion and carrot
Municipality: Sainte-Clotilde

Lise et Michel Legault inc.

The Lise & Michel Legault business is proof that any dream is achievable with enough determination, courage and a positive outlook. Growers for Groupe Vegco since 1978, Lise and Michel Legault firmly believe that knowledge comes from experience. As proof, thanks to their hard work, they were finalists at the Cérès Contest in 1996.

Generation of growers: 1
Vegetables grown: yellow onion and red onion
Municipality: Sainte-Clotilde

Le Maraîcher A. Barbeau & Fils inc.

This organization has always been known for its positive and optimistic outlook, a trait that has been passed down through the generations along with much valuable expertise. This has brought considerable success to Le Maraîcher A. Barbeau & Fils and a third generation of growers is now in place to continue the culture of this family business.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion and red onion
Municipality: Saint-Michel

Maraîchers J.P.L. Guérin & Fils inc.

This is a company that has constantly evolved, while still valuing experience and intuition. With their adaptability and attention to detail, the family members have always shown a willingness to push the limits. Proof is illustrated in their many awards: Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit), 2010 National Finalist, Gold category (ranked 13th); 2010 Regional Finalist, Gold category (ranked 10th); 2005, Silver category and 2000, Bronze category.

Generations of growers: 2
Vegetables grown: yellow onion, red onion and coloured carrot
Municipality: Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington

Production Horticole Van Winden inc.

A spirit of innovation and progressiveness has opened new horizons for Production Horticole Van Winden. This explains the growing strength of the business, which now has a confident new generation in place. In 2010, Production Horticole Van Winden came 24th in the national finals, Bronze category, of the Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit). At the same event, the company also came 18th in the Bronze category at the regional level.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion, red onion, Spanish onion, coloured carrot, garlic and parnip
Municipality: Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington

Productions Maraîchères Breizh inc.

The owners of Productions Maraîchères Breizh are constantly seeking ways to produce better and more with less environmental impact. They are always ready to share their know-how with other members to enable everyone to move forward and to progress. Productions Maraîchères Breizh has been honored with several distinctions : Ordre national du mérite agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit), 1995, Gold category (ranked 3rd); 1995 regional finalist, Gold category (ranked 1st); 1990, Silver category (8th) and 1985, Bronze category (3rd). The organization has also received the 1997 Cérès agricultural recognition.

Generations of growers: 2
Vegetables grown: yellow onion and carrot
Municipality: Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington

Les Terres Maraîchères Barbeau inc.

The values and knowledge they have acquired over the years have undoubtedly contributed to the success of Les Terres Maraîchères Barbeau. Intergenerational strength is also integral to the company’s achievements. Now, the third generation is driven by the same passion for the land that is rooted in this family.

Generations of growers: 3
Vegetables grown: yellow onion
Municipality: Saint-Michel