Appharvest Opens 30-Acre High-Tech Indoor Farm to Grow Strawberries and Cucumbers in Somerset, KY

November 4, 2022 AppHarvest

Somerset is third in AppHarvest’s expected four-farm network scheduled to open this year,
which will include 165 acres helping to make AppHarvest
a leading controlled environment agriculture (CEA) producer

Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Working with Highline Mushrooms to Create a Regional Circular Bioeconomy

September 7, 2022 Perishable News

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) would like to announce a strategic alliance with Highline Mushrooms that will assist the mushroom growers in obtaining raw materials comparable to fertilizer and chicken manure. The ongoing collaboration will see thousands of tonnes of organic waste, specifically in the form of unmarketable tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers, as well as plant trimmings, diverted from local landfills.

Fuel Up for Back-to-School with Pure Flavor Snacking Veggies

August 29, 2022 Pure Flavor

For millions of kids and young adults across the country, it’s almost time to return to class, which means it’s also time to start thinking about what to pack for lunch. With a lineup of flavorful, convenient, and healthy snacking veggies, Pure Flavor® is making it easier than ever to pack a nutritious lunch box that students of all ages love.

Greenhouse Cucumbers – Hold the Single-Use Plastic

WITH the help of Apeel Sciences, Westmoreland Topline Farms will begin shipping greenhouse grown cucumbers without the plastic covering to retailers in the U.S. and Canada starting in June 2022.

Maui Fresh International Prepares for Summer to Ensure Partners Have Access to Quality Produce

Maui Fresh International, a wholesaler and distributor of fruits and vegetables for local and national customers since 2004, today announced its plans for summer to ensure it has access to the quantity and quality produce needed to fulfill customer demands. Maui Fresh’s connections with growers across the globe position it well to maintain a steady supply despite higher costs and tight labor markets impacting growers.