Leafy Greens

Sunny in the City: Gotham Greens stays horizontal, relies on natural light

“We are focused on bringing this model to other major urban areas in the U.S.,” said CEO Viraj Puri.

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Irradiation an option for vegetable processing, food safety

Food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years to kill pathogens, although it’s not used widely throughout the processing industry.

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Sunny in the City: Gotham Greens stays horizontal, relies on natural light

While other urban farms are going vertical and becoming reliant on LED lights, Gotham Greens is staying horizontal, soaking up the rays of the dea... more »

Greenbelt Microgreens recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Ottawa-based Greenbelt Greenhouse recalled some of its microgreens products from store shelves Aug. 25. The two products recalled were Broccoli Mic... more »

BrightFarms named to Inc. 5000 list for revenue growth

BrightFarms, a supplier of locally-grown produce, was named to the annual Inc. 5000 list, ranking No. 571 among the country’s fastest-growing privat... more »

Peel-and-reseal packaging new adopted by Misionero

Misionero, a leading grower and packer of organic leafy greens, recently announced it would transition its Earth Greens product line to the innovative... more »

Link to cattle operation eyed in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, continues t... more »

Key Technology ‘s VERYX sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces VERYX digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens. VERYX calls itse... more »

Irradiation an option for vegetable processing, food safety

Food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years to kill pathogens, although it's not used widely throughout the processing indu... more »

Tour de Fresh riders raise $141K for salad in schools

What started as a small idea with big hopes, has grown far beyond what its creators could’ve imagined. After five years running, Tour de Fresh pres... more »

Misionero expands organic greens product line

Leafy greens grower Misionero is expanding its organic Earth Greens product line to include Little Gems and Butter Lettuce varieties. The brand expand... more »

BrightFarms raises $55M in equity financing

BrightFarms, the No.1 brand in locally-grown packaged salads, today announced it has secured $55 million in a Series D equity financing. The ro... more »


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