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Great Lakes Growers continues to expand greenhouses

Greenhouse company Great Lakes Growers, Burton, Ohio, recently broke ground on a 100,000-square-foot expansion that will boost production capacity to 12 million heads of leafy greens.

Crosset Co. to supply Midwestern stores with BrightFarms salads

Hydroponic greenhouse grower BrightFarms has partnered with Crosset Co., Independence, Ky., to distribute its products to more than 100 independent retailers in the Midwest.

NatureFresh opens greenhouse as company celebrates 20 years

Greenhouse grower NatureFresh Farms is celebrating 20 years, harvesting the first crop from a new 32-acre facility in Leamington, Ontario.

Sep 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Canada, #Tomatoes, #Ohio

Mucci Farms acquires controlling interest in Orangeline Farms

Mucci Farms, Kingsville, Ontario, has acquired a controlling interest in greenhouse grower Orangeline Farms, Leamington, Ontario, and plans more expansion in the U.S. and Canada.

TQL plans sales, IT expansion with $20 million project

TQL has its eyes on expansion, adding a second building at its Cincinnati headquarters to accommodate nearly 600 anticipated hires over the next five years as it grows in the third-party logistics industry.

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.

USDA cites Cleveland firm for $716K in PACA debts

Following up on a complaint filed in November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has now cited Cleveland-based Forest City Weingart Produce Co., for not paying for produce.