Tim York was named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) during a recent Board of Directors meeting. York will replace Scott Horsfall who is retiring in early 2021.
Mann's is one of the largest suppliers of packaged vegetables, BROCCOLINI baby broccoli and sugar snap peas in North America, recently acquired by Del Monte fresh Produce, is excited to today announce two new products to its existing lineup of fresh produce: the new Veggie Sides and the Better Crunch Lettuce, available now at select retailers.
Bowery Farming (Bowery) announced a physical and digital brand evolution that includes a new logo, website design, and product packaging. Bowery’s bold new packaging is shipping to retailers this month and boasts the first design of its kind in the produce aisle. The packaging is designed to stand out on shelves with clean lines, familiar colors, and clear callouts that visually inform the customer about the taste and type of produce. Additionally, the location of the local Bowery farm each product was grown and harvested at is clearly printed on each package.
Bowery Farming (Bowery), the modern indoor farming company, announced its newest leafy greens launch, Bowery Crispy Leaf Lettuce (Crispy Leaf). A reinvigorated version of iceberg lettuce that is refreshing and simple, Crispy Leaf boasts a bold color and satisfying crunch. The much-anticipated product, which goes from harvest to shelf in just a few days, will be available in the produce aisle at over 250 grocery stores and specialty markets in the Tri-State area and Mid-Atlantic region beginning in June 2020. Crispy Leaf will also be available through Bowery’s online partners, including Amazon Fresh, Peapod, and Hungryroot.
JBT Corp., Chicago, introduced FTNON CoreTakr, an innovative robotic system that uses advanced 3D camera technology to remove unwanted cores from lettuce heads used in the fresh-cut and ready-to-eat segments.
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.