Edible Garden Implements Proprietary ‘Shrink Savings’ Solutions Focused on Packaging and Shipping to Support Basil Product Offering

June 19, 2024 Edible Garden

Edible Garden AG Incorporated announced the implementation of several proprietary “shrink savings” innovations related to its basil product offering, designed to reduce product spoilage typically experienced by retailers.  

Inside San Antonio’s First Soil-Based Vertical Farm, Soli Organic Cultivates 140,000 Square Feet of Organic Produce

June 9, 2024 Soli Organic Inc.

The new facility spans 140,000 square feet, including 100,000 square feet of production, with six vertical layers of growing capacity and 40,000 square feet for processing and packing. This strategic addition to the Company’s national footprint will help meet rising retailer and consumer demand for fresh, high value, sustainably grown, organic produce across the rapidly expanding Texas Triangle and the broader Southwest region of the United States. The farm will grow over ten different crops, including a diverse range of organic herbs such as basil, cilantro and mint, plus organic salad greens like spinach, arugula and romaine lettuce.

FDA’s Investigation of Salmonella Outbreak: Organic Basil (April 2024)

April 18, 2024 FDA

The FDA and CDC, in collaboration with state and local partners, are investigating illnesses in a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell packaging and sold at Trader Joe’s stores.

Green Life Farms Expands Sales to 280 Additional Publix Locations

January 11, 2023 Green Life Farms

Green Life Farms announced that its products can now be purchased at more than 550 Publix locations in Florida. The controlled environment agriculture company recently added 280 Publix stores in the Tampa and Fort Myers vicinity to its list of retail locations; Green Life Farms already serves 270 Publix locations in South Florida. With a total of 13 farms planned in the Southeast U.S., Green Life Farms will continue to expand its sales territory with a variety of retailers as the company grows.

Soli Organic’s Indoor Grown ‘Indolce’ Basil Now in Thousands of Mid-Atlantic Retailers at Lower Cost Per Ounce than Field-Grown, Other CEA Competitors

May 26, 2022 Soli Organic

Soli Organic Inc.’s brand-new line of USDA certified organic ‘Indolce’ basil is landing on produce aisle shelves in over 2,000 select stores across more than 15 Mid-Atlantic distribution centers with leading grocery partners including Ahold Giant Stores, Lidl, Walmart, Publix, Whole Foods, Tops Markets, Lowes Foods, Southeastern Grocers/Winn Dixie, Mom’s Organic, Target, and Giant Eagle.