Nectarines are the next big thing in Ontario fruit: The New Farm

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Aug 21, 2017
Nectarines are the next big thing in Ontario fruit: The New Farm

By Owen Roberts, Special to the Star

Tregunno, a fruit farmer, says nectarines have come a long way. Being relatively small, nectarines didn’t have much curb appeal to consumers in grocery aisles. Researchers at the University of Guelph, the Vineland Research Innovation Centre and elsewhere worked to create nectarines that have a sweet taste, cold tolerance and — most important, from a consumers’ viewpoint — girth. Read more