Tagged with Ontario Food Terminal

Nantes one sweet success story

Nantes one sweet success story

Danny Carnevale has no time for “baby” carrots, those peeled, carrot-shaped pieces of mature carrot packed in ready-to-eat bags and marketed to moms. If you want the real taste of a sweet, tender baby carrot, freshly dug from the garden, the owner of Veg-Pak Produce at the Ontario Food Terminal suggests you pick up a … Continue reading

Awash in squash!

Awash in squash!

Bill Boot is awash in squash, and he couldn’t be happier. Five days a week for more than 30 years, Boot has arrived at the Ontario Food Terminal at midnight from his farm in Scotland, an hour and a half west of Toronto. By dawn his outdoor stall is a work of art, with 17 … Continue reading

Bustling Toronto Market Thrives

02/17/2012 published in The Packer (thepacker.com) North America’s largest weekly newspaper for the produce industry By Cynthia David Special to The Packer TORONTO — At the Ontario Food Terminal, Tony Di Marco is a rock star. Everywhere he turns there are handshakes, slaps on the back and cries of Hey, Uncle Tony! Salesmen rush to … Continue reading