US (MN): Aeroponics grower adds new lettuce and microgreen offerings

Year-round, Midwestern grower, Living Greens Farm, is bringing new lettuce and microgreen products to the Midwest retail market. The new items are available in clamshell, micro-packaging and convenient bagged options, the later representing the first time that fresh produce has been processed by an indoor grower in a bagged format.

This offering is part of a broader effort by Living Greens Farm to expand its lineup of the freshest, highest quality, locally, air-grown and pesticide-free products. Living Greens Farm works with Robinson Fresh, an Eden Prairie, MN based provider who specializes in sourcing and transporting fresh produce for consumers around the world.

“Living Greens Farm is excited to work with Robinson Fresh to provide customers with access to our complete line of fresh greens,” said Dana Anderson, chairman and CEO of Living Greens Farm. “We believe that Living Greens Farm’s latest offerings will both surprise and delight today’s convenience-driven consumers as they embrace the benefits of having dependable and remarkably fresh produce in their daily lives.”

Robinson Fresh and Living Greens Farm have worked together for several years to help provide fresh, local green product options to Midwestern consumers.

“Robinson Fresh, a division of C.H. Robinson, has worked closely with Living Greens Farm to leverage relationships with local retailers to provide sourcing and supply chain solutions to help them grow and manage this complex, fresh produce business,” said Michael Castagnetto, V.P. of global sourcing for Robinson Fresh.

Living Greens Farm continues to add to its portfolio with its patented indoor vertical farming approach. This approach allows the company to grow fresh greens and herbs 365 days per year using 95% less water on 99% less land. This patented process is accomplished without pesticides, herbicides or GMOs. Equally important, Living Greens Farm business model is predicated on supporting locally grown farming, reducing dependencies on more distant growers, while dramatically decreasing time to market.

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