About Us

Horodynsky Farms

borisHorodynsky Farms have been producing onions for over forty years and built a reputation as being one of the nation’s premier suppliers of onions. From very humble beginnings the business has developed to over 3 locations and 600 acres under the control of Boris Horodynsky who still plays the primary active role in the running all aspects of the business.

In the mid 1980’s the Horodynsky enterprise was transformed by the investment in new location to organic soil farmland in Cookstown Marsh. This investment, like many more today has radically changed the business and enabled it to scale up production. Horodynsky operates an integrated system which allows for the complete process to be carried out right on property. Horodynsky grows, washes, packs and distributes all of his products onsite enabling him to carefully control all aspects of production Innovative thinking and persistent hard work has always distinguished Horodynsky Farms from its competitors. With a modern, state-of-the-art facility and husbandry expertise, Horodynsky Farms is the leading source for the freshest and best yellow and red cooking onions Ontario has to offer. Today, over 90700 metric tonnes of Grade A onions are grown, packed and shipped every year to supply wholesalers and the chain supermarkets.

Highest Quality & Standards

Horodynsky Farms recognizes the importance of a first-rate food safety program. To ensure our product’s quality and to give our consumers peace of mind, we comply with practices recognized system for controlling food safety. The operation’s integration allows greater control over each aspect of our food safety and sanitation practices, including: field history, growing, harvesting, cooling, processing, packing and distribution.

We take great pride in our onions:

  Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
  Independent Third-Party Audits
  Trace-Back and Recall Program



Our Operations

Utilizing modern technology, Horodynsky Farms operates an integrated system which allows for the complete process to be carried out onsite, ensuring the freshest and highest quality onions. Horodynsky Farms have become leaders in building machinery and introducing new technology, including the world’s biggest sprayer with a 150ft boom.

Everything from planting the seed, maintaining the fields for optimal growth, harvesting and storing the onion, sorting and processing, and finally shipping are centrally managed to provide superior quality from start to finish. This level of quality demands great attention to detail throughout the entire process and Horodynsky assures this by verifying that the product will exceed consumers expectations.