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Latest News

Preference-lead research brings consumers into the lab
Posted Jan 4, 2018
Ontario Farmer, January 2, 2018
By Lilian Schaer
Consumer intelligence is put to work for horticulture in a sensory lab at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre through tastings, online testing and focus groups. Read more

Upcoming Events

Feb 21, 2018
Vineland will be exhibiting at booths #507 and #509 at the 2018 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention, taking place February 21-22, 2018.  For more information about the event, please visit their website 

Latest Media Release

Posted Jan 9, 2018
A proven and innovative tree propagation system is helping growers increase their profitability by producing healthier, more beautiful trees. Launched today at the Landscape Ontario Congress, RootSmartTM is an evidence-based propagation system that promotes an ideal root structure by preventing root girdling at the propagation stage. Read more

Latest Reports

Une nouvelle variété de patates douces adaptée à la saison de croissance canadienne

November, 2017

Grâce à des chercheurs du Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, une nouvelle variété de l’un des légumes les plus sains, la patate douce, sera bientôt prête à être produite à grande échelle commerciale au Canada.

Latest Innovation Report

The 2017-2018 Innovation Report

October, 2017


  • New sweet potato variety suited to the Canadian growing season
  • The potential of sweet potato propagation
  • Orange sweet potatoes golden for consumers
  • Cracking the code on eggplant production
  • Okra proves A-OK for Canadian growers
  • The scent of opportunity
  • Gene miners: Meet PGI, Vineland's first spin-off company
  • Mini-cuke packer promises big changes
  • Scouting program proves fruitful
  • Stars align for Chinook SunriseTM

Latest Newsletters

The winter 2017 Vineland newsletter

Dec 1, 2017


  • Mini-cuke packer - A Vineland innovation
  • Cider profiles and consumer preference
  • New table grape varieties on the way
  • New directors appointed to Vineland's board
  • Growing the Canadian berry market