Leafy Greens

Fire damages Rio Fresh onion warehouse facility

A structure fire caused significant damage to a large portion of key fresh onion packing facilities in south Texas. On March 31, fire struck Rio Fresh Inc.’s San Juan, Texas, warehouse and packing operations. According... more »

Walmart honors Taylor Farms as 2022 Food Supplier of the Year

Taylor Farms was recognized as Walmart’s 2022 Supplier of the Year within the Food category, announced at the 2022 Walmart Supplier Growth Forum. This recognition shines a light on Taylor Farms’ role as a consistent... more »

Gotham Greens to double capacity, expand to Texas, Georgia

Indoor farming specialist Gotham Greens said March 29 it plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South.... more »

Duncan Family Farms earns sustainably grown certification

Duncan Family Farms has earned the Sustainably Grown Certification, making it one of the first organic fresh herb, lettuces, greens, and vegetable companies to gain this credential. Duncan Family Farms is a fourth-generation multi-regional certified... more »

Sakata Seed America opens lettuce distribution facility in Marina, California

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. Since the company’s... more »

FDA won’t conduct broad sampling of leafy greens in Salinas Valley in 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to not conduct broad sampling of leafy greens grown in the Salinas Valley based on data from Western Growers (WG), the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, and... more »

Living Greens Farm Expands with aeroponic growing facility in Indiana

Living Greens Farm (LGF), one of the largest indoor vertical aeroponic farms in the U.S., is expanding its Midwest operations with the addition of a new indoor facility in Muncie, Indiana, for growing and processing... more »

Red legged winter mites causing damage to leafy greens in high tunnels

The red legged winter mite, Penthaleus dorsalis, has been found in more high tunnels (HTs) growing leafy greens this past winter for the fourth year in a row. Most of the reports I have gotten... more »

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