Leamington, Ontario's mild winters and long summers make it a popular choice for families, businesses, and tourists alike. Along the north shore of Lake Erie, this charming community is home to approximately 28,000 permanent residents. Leamington's fertile soils and long growing seasons have given the town its unofficial title as the "Tomato Capital of Canada."
With over 700 greenhouses, Leamington is home to the largest concentration of commercial greenhouses in North America. Agriculture may be its leading industry, but this town is also home to many fabricators, manufacturers, and a profitable tourist industry. Highbury Canco, who took over the Heinz Canada plant in 2013, employs over 700 people and produces 200 Heinz products. The largest mushroom grower in Canada, Highline Mushrooms, has been operating in Leamington since 1961.
Many businesses are attracted to Leamington for its affordability and convenient location. Windsor, the gateway to the US, is just 50km away, while highway 401 offers direct transport to Chatham-Kent, London, and the Waterloo Region. The nearby Windsor International Airport is available for global travel and shipping needs.