Leafy Greens

Fresh Express plans to buy Dole salad, vegetable business

Dole plans to sell its fresh vegetables division to bagged salad and fresh-cut vegetable company Fresh Express. The sale by Dole to an “affiliate” of Fresh Express Inc., a subsidiary of Chiquita Holdings Ltd., is... more »

Lewis Taylor Farms counters rising labor costs

Lewis Taylor Farms Inc., one of the Southeast’s largest privately-owned vegetable and greenhouse operations, battles escalating costs through in-house mechanization and efficient use of labor as well as improved methods of fighting pests and diseases.... more »

Gotham Greens secures more than $300 million in new capital

Gotham Greens, a Certified B Corporation and New York-based indoor farming pioneer that operates one of the largest networks of high-tech hydroponic greenhouses in North America, has raised more than $310 million in new capital.... more »

Square Roots opens largest facility with Gordon Food Service

Square Roots and Gordon Food Service recently celebrated their largest indoor farm to date, taking another step in their journey to build indoor farms together across North America. The Kenosha, Wis., facility has the capacity... more »

Former United Fresh CEO to lead CEA Food Safety Coalition

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Food Safety Coalition (CEA FSC) has retained The Stenzel Group LLC to provide management services, appointing former United Fresh Produce Association President and CEO Tom Stenzel as its new executive director.... more »

OASIS Grower Solutions unveils new packaging for hydroponic fertilizer

As many know, the process of growing leafy greens hydroponically can be filled with challenges. However, OASIS Grower Solutions doesn’t think fertilizing should be one of them. That’s why it has developed its one-bag solution... more »

Fresh Express shares food safety story through videos

Fresh Express has unveiled an insider’s look at advancements in its all-inclusive food safety and quality program in a video series that covers supply chain-wide critical controls and procedures from field to table. The video... more »

Revol Greens continues expansion with new Texas greenhouse

Revol Greens, the largest greenhouse lettuce grower in North America is moving full steam ahead with growth plans to continue meeting consumer demand as they prepare for the opening in Temple, Texas, their largest facility... more »

Local Bounti opens high-tech CEA facility in Georgia

Local Bounti, a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, announced on July 14 the commencement of farming operations at its new controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility in Byron, Georgia. "We are... more »

UC Davis students cultivating improved varieties of Asian celtuce

Researchers at UC Davis are working to develop new and improved varieties of celtuce, a leafy green vegetable that plays an important role in Asian cuisine. The Student Collaborative Organic Plant Breeding Education (SCOPE) project,... more »

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