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ProduceIQ: Hot week coast-to-coast sees prices drop

- Analysis
In time for Father's Day lunch, seasonal items are filling up the produce section of your favorite retailer. But unfortunately, produce demand is soft, and the early summer weather is already sweltering.

Meijer partners with Michigan hydroponic farm for local lettuce

- General News
Revolution Farms, Michigan's premier hydroponic lettuce farm and one of the leading innovators of sustainable farming in the Midwest, is partnering with Grand Rapids-based retailer Meijer to bring local lettuce and salad greens to consumers year-round, across the retailer's six-state footprint.

Kalera secures $30MM credit facility

- General News
"We are now in an excellent position to execute on our objectives for the first half of 2022," said Fernando Cornejo, Chief Financial Officer of Kalera.

Kalera opens vertical farm in Denver

- General News
Colorado residents will soon be able to shop local for lettuce and microgreens from Kalera, one of the world's leading hydroponic indoor vertical farming companies, thanks to the opening of the company's new Denver farm.

Sakata Seed America to open lettuce distribution facility in California

- General News
Sakata Seed America is solidifying its leadership position in the lettuce category, announcing a new, permanent Lettuce Distribution Facility and appointing a new Lettuce Product Manager, all within the past few weeks.

Ice continues to disrupt desert lettuce

- General News
The Arizona/California desert region has dealt with volatile weather much of this winter, and it has continued into spring, causing prices to spike.

ProduceIQ: Lettuce prices soaring

- Analysis
If you are waiting for signs that the pandemic is over and produce life is returning to normal, look no further than the SEPC's Southern Exposure. The event was booming! The return of corporate buyers made for record attendance and superhero attitudes for this Marvel-themed party… eh hem… trade show.

Desert weather causing lettuce quality problems

- General News
The Arizona/California desert region continues to experience inconsistent weather. The current forecast calls for a warming trend through Wednesday, March 2 with temperatures in upper 70°s to low 90°s.

ProduceIQ: War in Ukraine impacts fresh produce markets

- Analysis
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Ice hits desert lettuce again

- General News
Markon Cooperative reports the Arizona/California desert growing region is experiencing temperatures in the upper 20°s to mid-30°s this morning, causing widespread lettuce ice to form on lettuce and desert row crop items.