After over 34 years of hard work, Jessie knows that time is ticking and the business is continually growing. She starts her hunt for the new generation, however, she’s not ready to let go so easily.
Three years later and many offers on the table, Miss Taras finally meets her match. Knowing that money is a simple currency, Jessie wanted someone she can trust, someone who had the same core values and same priorities for the business. In 2015, Jean-Pierre Joseph came to Jessie not as the typical investor, but as a student that would like to truly understand the rudiments of hydroponics. Throughout many conversations, she came to the conclusion that Jean-Pierre was the person she was willing to pass down her legacy to.
Despite the fact that Rigaud is a beautiful city and has great citizens, the distance between the Marché Central market located at the junction of highway 15 and 40 and the production facility, was way far-off. A new warehouse was needed.
Being the main supplier to chain stores and wholesalers for sprouts and pearl onions, the pursuit of a new home ended in Laval.
May 1st 2016, our state of the art warehouse was finally operative. The following October we were the first Canadian company in its category to obtain the CanadaGAP Options C&D certification.
Standing by our word when we were handed the reins, we worked in collaboration with our production team to bring something new to the table. In the past year, we’ve developed 3 new varieties : Kale shoots, Carrot shoots and Wild Garlic shoots. We’re not done just yet, stay tuned…