Nature Fresh Farms wins 'Best Overall Tomato' at Greenhouse Competitions
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Nature Fresh Farms wins 'Best Overall Tomato' at Greenhouse Competitions

The Canadian grower was also recognized in the pepper and strawberry categories.


Greenhouse Competitions in Leamington, Ontario, Canada made a return this year hosting its annual Greenhouse Vegetable Awards  this past weekend. Showcasing the best greenhouse-grown produce from leading North American growers, family-owned Nature Fresh Farms came back to the competition, prevailing in their yearly tradition of receiving many top accolades, including overall winner of the Hottest Tomato with their newest Umami Cherry Tomato, in addition to winning the entire Bite-Sized Tomato category with their Axiany placing third, Orange Cherry receiving second, and their Umami Cherry Tomato awarded first place.

Per a press release, Nature Fresh Farms took home awards in the following categories:

  • Best Overall Tomato
  • Best Tomato on the Vine Cluster Tomato Category 1st & 2nd Place
  • Best Bite-Sized Tomato Category 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
  • Best Specialty Tomato Category
  • Sweetest Strawberry Category 2nd Place
  • Coolest Cucumber, English Cucumber Category 2nd Place
  • Hottest Tomato, Beefsteak Tomato Category 2nd Place
  • Hottest Tomato, Roma Tomato Category 3rd Place
  • Perfect Pepper, Orange Bell Category 2nd Place
  • Perfect Pepper, Red Bell Category 2nd Place
  • Perfect Pepper, Yellow Bell Category 2nd Place

“Every year this event draws a lot of local attention with the grower base,” said Matt Quiring, Nature Fresh’s Director of Sales. “This year’s event presented us with a clean sweep on the Bite-Sized Tomato Category taking home first, second and third place in one of the most highly sought-after Tomato categories. In addition to that, we walked away with the Best Cluster, Best Specialty Tomato and Best Overall Tomato for the 2nd consecutive year the contest has ran. It is always great validation to see that our growing processes and seed selection strategies are paying off. With this year being our first year entering into the strawberry segment, we are excited to have also received second place overall proving that we will be a force to contend with in the future!”