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Walmart expands BrightFarms salad offerings in Ohio

Walmart plans to expand BrightFarms packaged salad offerings to 50 stores in the Columbus, Ohio, area, after a successful launch in the state.

New California LGMA board members start terms

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has new officers and board members.

Boskovich Farms adds Ventura iceberg

Boskovich Farms in Oxnard, Calif., is going to begin growing a small amount of iceberg lettuce.
Mar 14, 2019 by Carol Lawrence #The Packer, #Lettuce

Interactive: Lettuce purchases in 2018

The likelihood of a whole lettuce purchase fell six percentage points from Fresh Trends 2017.

FDA resumes fresh produce inspections during shutdown

The Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 15 plans to start inspections of high-risk food facilities, which include leafy green processing plants, using mostly unpaid furloughed employees.

GV leads $90 million investment in Bowery Farming

With a $90-million investment, Bowery Farming plans to build large-scale indoor farms in cities across the country.

Misionero marks acquisition anniversary

Gonzales, Calif.-based organic leafy greens grower Misionero is celebrating two years since the company was purchased by Harbinger.

Vegetables show good quality, size

Most Florida growers said they expected a typical crop this fall with good quality and sizing.

Fresh Express Pumpkin Panzanella, chopped Caesar kits to stores

Fresh Express is rolling out two salad kits nationwide.

BrightFarms plans significant growth

Bright Farms used its Fresh Summit booth to show off its locally grown leafy greens products and to share its plans for expansion.