LEAMINGTON, ON – Stepping into a new hothouse facility is Double Diamond Farms. The expansion includes 62 acres for the company’s greenhouse-grown produce in Leamington, Ontario, significantly increasing Double Diamond’s production capacity.
"Growing consumer demand in the organic category, as well as in multiple specialty items, are really what’s driving this expansion,” said Chris Mastronardi, CEO. “We have an extensive selection of high-quality, superior-flavored items that have really been a hit with our customers.”
Using the latest in automation and growing technology, this new facility will use Grow lights, which will increase the array of Double Diamond’s greenhouse-grown produce. Further, advanced and innovative sustainable growing methods will be used, including capturing and utilizing carbon dioxide to promote growth, introducing bumblebees for natural pollination, and employing energy curtains as insulation. In addition to these strategies, the company’s new facility will have a state-of-the-art warehouse and packaging facility.
How will this new expansion boost the company’s year-round sales, and will that expansion trickle into more advancements seen throughout the industry? AndNowUKnow will continue to keep you up-to-date with the latest!