Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence


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2011 Leaders in Innovation Award Winner

Victory Organic Inc. - St. Catharines (Niagara Region)

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Photo of Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Vivek Rajakumar, Ted McMeekin, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Vivek Rajakumar, Ted McMeekin, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

The Bob Wash is an affordable, small-scale system for ensuring salad greens and root vegetables are washed and packaged safely. The system contains a wash basin that agitates the vegetables and moves them along a conveyor belt into a drying machine. It is able to handle a variety of vegetables, costs a fraction of industrial scale washing systems, and can be set up right on the farm. With the Bob Wash, the product contains fewer insects and debris and has a longer shelf-life, which has increased the bottom line.