Economic Impact

GREENHOUSES ARE A VITAL PART OF ONTARIO'S ECONOMY

The Ontario greenhouse industry has a present investment of over $2 billion in structures, not including warehousing, pack houses and associated business. At the current rate of expansion, the industry is targeting a further investment in rural Ontario of some $20 million per annum.
In support of this expansion and growth, is growth in associated industries like trucking, packaging, refrigeration facilities, border clearing agencies, etc. Investment in recycling of used plastics, and other waste materials, water treatment, etc. all constitutes growth in associated industries.

$1.25 billion in farmgate sales value
Flowers - $774.5 million
Vegetables - $450 million
farmgate sales:

$270 million in gross payroll
17,300 direct employees
Payroll and Employees:

Vegetable exports of $442 million
Payroll and Employees:

Exports are $119 million after declining
Payroll and Employees:

TOGA Represents The Ontario Greenhouse Sector On Behalf Of Its Two Members

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