The Foundation, a non-profit organization, is a group of lettuce growers. It conducts research in genetic improvement, supported by marketing new varieties of lettuce and through public and private funders.
The Foundation is privileged to have the financial support of producers and their active participation in the development of criteria for selecting varieties under our climatic conditions.learn more
Genetic improvement of lettuce is an ongoing process of selection, evaluation and multiplication of individuals with the characteristics requested by the industry and meeting the requirements of the various market segments.learn more
Three new varieties of head lettuce currently on the market – ‘AAC Canicula’, ‘AAC Richelieu’ and ‘AAC Global’ – must-haves for the fresh market and/or processing, registered in Canada. See also other varieties...learn more