To further support sustainability efforts at Calavo, the company also formed a Sustainability Council.
September 12, 2019
Calavo Growers, Inc., Santa Paula, Calif., announced the publication of its first ever sustainability highlights report, covering performance and sustainability-related initiatives across the enterprise, which includes Calavo Fresh, Calavo Foods and Renaissance Food Group.
The report opines that the numerous advantages of producing aquaponics vegetables over traditional farming production in terms of fertilizer use, land usage, water requirement and climatic constraints are expected to drive aquaponics market growth.
April 8, 2019
The aquaponics market is anticipated to increase at a rigorous 7.4% CAGR by produce type during the 2018-2028 period, according to analysis by Persistence Market Research, New York.
Bonduelle Fresh Americas’ food safety team assessed its growing fields, focusing on water sources, distribution systems, irrigation methods, treatment methods and other important aspects of its growers' agricultural irrigation systems.
April 4, 2019
Bonduelle Fresh Americas, an Irwindale, Calif.-based subsidiary of Bonduelle, France, initiated a plan with its growers to ensure the safety of its leafy greens supply through the 2019 California growing season, effective May 1.
The greenhouses will each produce more than 2 million pounds of fresh, leafy salad greens and herbs per year while using an estimated 80% less water, 90% less land and 95% less shipping fuel than West Coast farms.
February 26, 2019
BrightFarms, Irvington, N.Y., announced plans to build new sustainable greenhouse farms in Central Mass., Hudson Valley, N.Y., and North Carolina.
Aeroponics is the practice of suspending a plant’s roots in the air and spraying them with a nutrient-rich solution instead of burying them in soil.
February 15, 2019
Living Greens Farm, a Faribault, Minn.-based vertical, indoor aeroponic farm that provides fresh salads, microgreens and herbs year-round, is set to become what is said to be the largest vertical plane aeroponic farm in the world.
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