Our story began more than 33 years ago
Resulting from a research and development project from 1980 to 1986, the company began its operations in 1987, under the name of HydroSerre Mirabel, with the construction of the first greenhouse complex covering 300,000 sq. ft.
The origin of the company is the result of an innovative idea and the great determination of families of entrepreneurs.
The idea was to develop an unparalleled ability to do 16 to 18 harvests annually with a unique and exclusive growth methods. This technique, called “Hydroponic Growing Technology on Mobile Floats” has gained instant recognition from international communities and has been featured in several publications.
Operation of 20 000 sq. Ft. Of greenhouses in Sainte-Sophie. Development of a new, more efficient method for producing hydroponic lettuce.
Construction of the first 300,000 sq. Ft. Of greenhouses at the current Mirabel premises – Launch of the Mirabel Frais brand
Acquisition of an additional 200,000 sq. Ft.
Launch of the SunHouse Farms brand in Canada and the United States
Construction of an additional 250,000 sq. Ft., Consolidation of three greenhouse complexes at Mirabel and expansion of the storage area.
Launch of the Mache
Construction in Drummondville of a first greenhouse complex of 40,000 sq. Ft.
Construction of additional 60,000 sq. Ft. In Drummondville and renovation of the service building.
Demand exceeds production capacity.
Increase of the production area of 50,000 sq. Ft. In Drummondville.
Acquisition of a 100,000 sq. Ft. Greenhouse in Ham-Nord.
Simon and Valerie, kids of Sylvain and Chantal, work for the company as a student job during their summers.
Construction in Ste-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay of Phase I with an area of 125,000 sq. Ft.
Closing of Drummondville greenhouses and destruction of the oldest greenhouses in Mirabel
150,000 sq. Ft. Phase II Ste-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay construction.
Merger of several companies to simplify the structure of the company. The name given to the new merged entity will be HydroSerre Inc.
Reconstruction to have 60 000 ft² more to exploit in Mirabel.
Increase in the area of Serres Lefort at Ste-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay Phase III with an area of 200 000 ft².
Launch of Cresson
Complete change of the dome packaging for Boston lettuce in supermarkets, a saving of 20% of plastic which saves in transport cost and in environmental trace!
Investment of equipment to sow and automatically harvest high-density leafy vegetables in Phase IV at Mirabel.
Purchase of state-of-the-art equipment to package our cut leaf vegetables in our clean room in Mirabel
Launch of Duo Fleur de Mirabel and Bette à carde products.