29th September 2022
Americas Corporate Horticulture

Hort Americas Announce Canadian Expansion

Commercial horticultural supplier Hort Americas announced today a new division within the company to bring quality, technically advanced and cost-effective products to commercial greenhouse growers in Canada. Just like its U.S. counterpart, Hort Americas Canada will have a strong focus on providing the best-in-class products, educating growers and continuing to research advancements in controlled environment […]

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Americas Corporate Indoor Farming Stock Market

Appharvest Completes Calibration of Autonomous Harvest System & Provides Facility Updates

AppHarvest, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPH, APPHW) announced it has completed the calibration of its “touchless growing system” for salad greens at its 15-acre Berea, Ky., indoor farm by having successfully grown more than 20 varieties of lettuce and is approximately 80% complete with planting of its 30-acre AppHarvest Somerset Farm, which has the capacity to grow about […]

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Americas Corporate Indoor Farming

Gotham Greens Launches Plant-Based Dips

The indoor farming and fresh food brand launches plant-based dip, dairy-free versions of fan-favorite flavors Green Goddess, Spinach Artichoke, Tzatziki and Green Harissa. A week after raising USD 310 million in a Series E, Gotham Greens launched a new plant-based dips in four plant-packed flavors: Green Goddess, Spinach Artichoke, Tzatziki and Green Harissa. Each dip […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Bowery Farming Expands Product Offerings

Bowery announces the launch of salad kits, expanding product offerings into the ready-to-eat category. With the introduction of three salad kit flavours featuring fork-able greens, bold flavour, and crunchy toppings from pepitas to parm crisps, Bowery is elevating the grab-and-go salad experience. Bowery continues to demonstrate product category leadership in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) with […]

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Americas Corporate

Plenty To Build a USD 300 Million Campus in Virginia With Driscolls

$300 million, 120-acre Virginia campus will feature what the company claims to be the world’s first farm to grow indoor, vertically farmed berries at scale, in partnership with Driscoll’s. In a span of a week Virginia has seen the grand openning of AeroFarms’ new facility in Pittsylvania County, the opening of an old data center […]

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Americas Corporate Economy

Why 2022 is Strengthening The Case For AgTech Solutions?

Why 2022 is strengthening the case for AgTech Far from being an isolated event, the pandemic has simply served as a taster to what has since prevailed, triggering a chain of events which has caused more damage on an already weakened global economy and further threatened a fragile food system. Can AgTech provide an all-encompassing […]

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Americas Corporate Partnerships

Square Roots Expands Distribution with Meijer in Midwest

Square Roots announced today that it now sells its fresh, long-lasting produce in Meijer’s branded stores in four Midwestern states, meeting the increasing consumer demand for local food that is delicious, nutritious, and responsibly farmed. Delicious, high-quality greens will be sold at Meijer-branded stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. The produce is grown and […]

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Americas

USDA To Invest USD 2.8 Bn in Climate-Smart Farms & Projects

Tom Vilsack, the agriculture secretary announced that the Bidden-Harris administration through the USA will invest up to USD 2.8 Billion in 70 selected projects under the first pool of the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities funding opportunity, with projects from the second funding pool to be announced later this year. These initial projects will expand markets […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

AeroFarms Opens Its Virginia Facility

Aerofarms is set to open its Virginia facility. On the 28th of July, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced in a press release that AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and world leader in indoor vertical farming, will create sixty-six additional new jobs and increase production of freshly-grown leafy greens as part of a major operational expansion of […]

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Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Jamaican Minister Eyes Urban Agriculture Expansion

For the past couple of months, the Jamaican government has sought to make the country more food secure by creating opportunities for self-sufficiency. The Campaign “Grow Smart, East Smart” is an illustration of the country’s willingness to expand the implementation of agricultural practices in urban areas, including backyard gardening and vertical farming. “We recently launched […]

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