California Strawberry Commission Congratulates Former Board Chair for Special Honor

Former California Strawberry Commission Chairman and longtime Board member, Neil Nagata was honored as the San Diego County Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year.

80 Acres Farms Introduces Vertically Farmed Strawberries to the Produce Aisle

October 28, 2022 80 Acres Farms

80 Acres Farms, an Ohio-based leader in vertical farming, is announcing a new harvest—Strawberry Sparklers, which will soon be available from retailers across Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. 

Fresh Canadian Strawberries Now Available Year-Round at Walmart Canada

There’s nothing sweeter than strawberry season. That’s why strawberries are one of the most popular fruits in Canada with the average Canadian consuming around three kilograms annually.

Extended California Peak Strawberry Season is Sweet News for Consumers

To meet increasing consumer demand for the sweet, red berry everybody loves, California strawberry production is expected to hit its second highest season on record, extending peak season well into fall. As the country’s leading producer of strawberries growing 90% of all strawberries produced in the U.S., consumers can expect to see abundant availability in local grocery stores across the country.

Plenty Building World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Campus

September 15, 2022 Perishable News

Plenty Unlimited Inc. today announced it has secured up to 120 acres of land near Richmond, Virginia, to build the largest, most advanced indoor vertical farm campus in the world. The centrally located Plenty Richmond Farm Campus marks Plenty’s expansion beyond the U.S. West Coast and will bring fresh, healthy produce to the East Coast year-round. Plenty plans to deploy several large-scale vertical farms on the campus in the coming years, with a potential annual production capacity exceeding 20 million pounds across multiple crops including strawberries, leafy greens and tomatoes.