Hydroponic Green Beans Added To The Vantaggio Product Mix

Vantaggio Farming has announced the addition of Green Beans to its product mix for the San Quintin, BC, Spring 2019 growing season. The Green Beans will be grown hydroponically, in our state of the art shadehouses. All of the product will be warehoused in San Diego, CA and available starting in late March. Our ranches in San Quintin, Baja California provide the perfect climate for growing Green Beans. All of our plants will be grown vertically in our shadehouses, allowing for premium quality. Our amazing personnel will ensure the health of the plant by constantly maintaining and monitoring moisture and nutrient levels. Harvest crews will …

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Vantaggio Announces Plans To Utilize The Latest In Hydroponics

Vantaggio has announced plans to transition a majority of its ranches from traditional, soil-based farming to utilizing the latest in Hydroponic techniques. While Hydroponics have been in use for many years, it is relatively new to commercial production. Hydroponics is the process of growing plants without the use of soil. There are many types of growing mediums used in this type of farming. We tend to use coco fiber, which is made from the husks of coconuts. This type of medium breaks down very slowly, and does not provide any nutrients to the plant, which is ideal since we want to control exactly what the …

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Vantaggio Food Safety Programs

Ensuring the quality and safety of our produce is a top priority at Vantaggio. Our Food Safety programs combine years of expertise from our employees, and 3rd party audits from leaders in the industry. In todays environment, giving our customers the peace of mind and confidence in our fresh produce is crucial. In 2011, the Obama administration signed into law the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), which covers all food for human consumption. Within FSMA is a regulation entitled “Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption.” This is also known as the Produce Safety Rule. In a nutshell, the …

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