AppHarvest Kicks Off Third Season of Commercial Shipments of Tomatoes Ahead of Schedule from Morehead, KY, 60-Acre High-Tech Indoor Farm

November 22, 2022 AppHarvest

AppHarvest announced it has kicked off the third season of harvesting ahead of schedule with commercial shipments of tomatoes from its 60-acre high-tech indoor farm in Morehead, Ky.

Wholesum Brings Local Heirloom Program to Arizona

October 21, 2022 Wholesum

Wholesum, Fair Trade Certified growers and shippers of organic farm-fresh vegetables, recently announced its first harvest of greenhouse-grown organic heirloom tomatoes. The new and exquisite assortment of heirlooms are grown in state-of-the art greenhouses at the company’s farm in Amado, Arizona. The tomatoes will make their debut at the Global Produce and Floral Show in Orlando this month.

Florida Tomatoes are Available Despite Impact from Hurricane Ian

October 20, 2022 Florida Tomatoes

Florida’s November tomato crop will be smaller than normal due to the impact of Hurricane Ian, but Florida will remain a significant supplier from now through December.  The weather since the hurricane has been ideal, allowing growers to quickly recuperate fields.  This means that even those farms that sustained damage will be able to harvest a portion of their crop.  

Magic Sun Celebrates 14 Years as a Leading Hydroponic Tomato Grower

October 5, 2022 Magic Sun

Over the last 14 years, Magic Sun has expanded its growing and research operations to more than 211 acres in Mexico. The company is innovative, visionary and a pioneer in the use of high-tech greenhouses to offer optimal light conditions and mild weather to develop a year-round supply for a variety of tomatoes with the best quality and flavor.

VIDEO: Dark Side Equipment & ASTRA Inc. to Unveil Automated Peeler at IFPA Global Show in Orlando

September 28, 2022 Dark Side Equipment

Dark Side Equipment a leader in peeling and processing equipment is pleased to announce our NEWEST model to the ASTRA Inc platform the KA751PM automated peeler, affectionately known as the “Pineapplator”. We are excited to show case this amazing machine and others at the upcoming IFPA Global Produce & Floral show in Orlando FL in October (ASTRA Inc-Booth 705 Hall-2).