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Mastery Under Glass is my Commitment

 

Casey Houweling

In 2012 when our company went through the transformation from Houweling’s Hot House to Houweling’s Tomatoes we developed our current logo, incorporating our new company slogan “MASTERY UNDER GLASS” and my signature. These elements were included in the design to represent my personal commitment and expectations for the tomatoes and cucumbers that bear my family name.

Within the produce industry and specifically the Greenhouse Produce industry it is quite common to re-pack product from other growers and shippers into your own brand.… Read more

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The Vine Online — February 2014

The Vine Online February 2014

The February issue of “The Vine” brings us a new addition “Houweling’s Tomato Experts.” Each month, we will feature different team members to find out what they love about tomatoes. This month we are highlighting Wim van der Torre, tomato and propagation grower in Delta, BC and Ion Sfetcu our head grower in Camarillo, CA.

Also, take a look at “The Vine” to learn how we pollinate our plants, our newest Co-Gen installation at our Delta, BC facility and a reflection from Casey about the current water crisis in California.… Read more

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Houweling’s Tomato Experts — A Head Growers Perspective

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In many ways tomatoes are part of us as they are one of the most cultivated and consumed vegetable in the world. They have been studied vigorously and without doubt they are part of many culinary recipes.

Originally domesticated in South America and imported in Europe in the early 16th century. Tomatoes have become a staple in many cultures’ diets. Today it is almost impossible to imagine life without them. They come in all shapes, sizes, colors and include a variety of flavors ranging from sweet to acidic.… Read more

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Houweling’s Super Bowl Picks

The Super Bowl pool is moving across the office as everyone at Houweling’s Tomatoes is excited about the big game. It features two exciting teams, the Ravens & 49ers. The rivalry of this Super Bowl will be magnified by the bond of two brothers who square off as the head coaches of the teams. We expect a thrilling game that will come down to the final minutes, if the playoffs are any indicator, it will.Read more

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Seeds of Tomorrow Project – Guatemala Greenhouse Update

At the same speed 2012 ended, the new year is flying by! From a business perspective, our locally grown tomatoes are in demand, as consumers continue to increase the value they put on local produce. While our tomato growing focus is local, thanks to some of our international partners, the Seeds of Tomorrow Project Guatemala Greenhouse is in production.

As I’ve mentioned in this space before, Kubo Sustainable Greenhouses and their network of partners in Holland have been incredibly generous in supporting the Seeds of Tomorrow project.… Read more

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