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New GM For Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers has a new general manager.

Joe Sbrocchi will assume the role September 18th. Sbrocchi has been active in a number of roles in the greenhouse sector for the last 8 years.

Previously he has held management roles with national retailers like Sobeys and Walmart providing a solid body of work throughout the entire value chain.

“We are pleased to have a quality leader join the OGVG at a point where his experience, skills and leadership can significantly support our sector”, commented OGVG Chair George Gilvesy.

OGVG is responsible for licensing all growers, packers and marketers of Ontario greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers.

“I believe my lifetime in produce and in particular the past eight years in the Greenhouse sector have prepared me well for this role. I am looking forward to representing Ontario greenhouse growers to the very best of my abilities,” remarked Sbrocchi.

Currently, OGVG has over 200 growers, representing nearly 2900 acres of high-tech hydroponic greenhouse production.