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The Vine Online – July 2013

The Vine 2013July brings another edition of the Houweling’s Tomatoes Vine Online and this month you can follow week 2 of our “Seeds of Tomorrow” project. We highlight the journey of two Houweling’s team members as they share their experience of building a greenhouse in Tactic, Guatemala.

Also, snack with pleasure as we sound the trumpets for our Little Sweetoms. These sweet tomato delights will meet the demand for healthy snacks; providing a sweet crunchy bite that kids love and parents can feel good about giving to their kids.… Read more

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The Vine Online – June 2013

Houweling's Tomatoes Vine English - June 2013

June brings another edition of the Houweling’s Tomatoes Vine Online. Featuring our Roasted Strawberry Tomato Crostini recipe, it is a simple recipe that can make you look like a real gourmet if you bring them along to a summer party. My favourite selection from the June Vine is the comment we received from M. Brown of Twentynine Palms, CA. I am very proud of our locally grown produce, both from Camarillo, CA and Delta, BC.… Read more

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The Vine Online – April 2013

THE VINE - APRIL 2013 (ENG)
The April Vine is our second Online. This issue features some of our newest products and packaging for the coming season. With the freshness of spring we have already started harvesting our Signature Medley’s in Canada and the first Heirlooms are showing-up in California. It is an exciting time and certainly the energy that comes with Spring is resonating throughout the company.

We hope you enjoy this window into our glass house and would like to hear from you.… Read more

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The Vine Online – March 2013

Just over a year ago we started an initiative at our company called “THE VINE”. It’s a newsletter that we publish monthly in English and Spanish that provides the more than 750 employees at our two greenhouse farms updates from various departments. I believe it is important to ensure everyone in the company whether they are one of our dedicated workers tending to the vines, or the hard working people processing invoices, packing orders, selling our products etc, have an idea of what is going on outside of their individual roles/departments.… Read more

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7 Wonder Facts of our Tomato World

Facts are funny. You want them to help with decision-making. But sometimes, the more facts you have on the table, the tougher it is to make the decision. Consider a single fact; I’ve seen plenty of examples where that fact is used to support or oppose the same argument.

You’re probably wondering what I’m getting at – frankly, nothing more than serving up some wonder (some mind-boggling) facts about my world of tomatoes.  … Read more

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