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Red Lobster CEO named Chairman of the Board for vertical farm Kalera

- General News
This announcement comes on the heels of the news of Kalera’s appointment of Sonny Perdue, former US Secretary of Agriculture, and Maria Sastre to the Board of Directors.

AeroFarms breaks ground on world’s largest aeroponic indoor vertical farm

- General News
Coming online in the second quarter of 2022, AeroFarms’ next-generation Model 5 farm will be the largest and most technologically advanced aeroponic indoor vertical farm in the world.

Green Life Farms introduces Butterhead Lettuce

- General News
Green Life Farms’ products are currently sold at more than 75 grocery store locations throughout South Florida, including the largest regional grocery chain and several boutique markets.

UNFI picks up Living Greens Farm products in Midwest expansion

- Retail
Starting February 2021, LGF’s full line of products featuring ready-to-eat bagged salad products (Caesar Salad Kit, Southwest Salad Kit, Harvest Salad Kit, Chopped Romaine, and Chopped Butter Lettuce) will be carried by UNFI.

AeroFarms adds to executive leadership team to meet increasing demand at retail

- General News
AeroFarms announced that Dane Almassy has joined as VP of Sales to help drive further retail expansion to meet increasing consumer demand for AeroFarms’ safely grown, nutritious and delicious produce.

Infinite Acres opens Ohio greenhouse

- General News
At approximately 70,000 square feet, the new facility is larger than a football field and contains ten growing layers. It can produce 10 million servings of leafy greens and other vegetables per year while consuming 97% less water than traditional agriculture.

BrightFarms secures $100 million in bid to expand to 15,000 stores by 2025

- General News
The company has indoor farming operations in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia, with three new farms currently under development in North Carolina, Massachusetts and Texas.

Driscoll’s and Plenty collaborate to grow strawberries indoors

- General News
Driscoll’s strawberries will initially be grown and developed in Plenty’s Laramie, Wyoming farm, the largest privately-owned vertical farm research and development center in the world.

Sakata Seed America launches greenhouse, vertical farming division

- General News
This new department will focus on indoor agriculture, a growing segment of the produce industry that focuses both on traditional greenhouse production as well as specialized vertical farming.

Sobeys parent partners with Infarm to bring in-store farms to select stores across Canada

- Retail
Empire will place farms in stores across seven cities in Canada, (Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg ) growing millions of hyper local plants for our customers. The first two stores are planned for Vancouver this spring.