Tanimura & Antle Expands Hydroponic Boston Lettuce Program, Launches New West Coast Operation
- by Jordan Okumura
SALINAS, CA – Increasing distribution and growing areas to its Hydroponic Boston Lettuce program, Tanimura & Antle has announced it both expanded its East Coast program and debuted new operations on the West Coast.
“Hydroponic Boston is just a start for the West Coast! We continue to find new, innovative, and sustainable ways to grow the category and we can’t wait to see how this technology will shape the future of farming,” stated Ryan Mazzuca, Hydroponic Manager, T&A.
According to a press release, this new hydroponic program will enable T&A to distribute Hydroponic Boston Lettuce year-round and nationwide from Salinas, CA, and Yuma, AZ.
“Having a West Coast operation will allow us to provide a nationwide solution for our foodservice and retail partners, and grow only the best products that protected agriculture has to offer,” continued Mazzuca.
T&A stated that its total growing area has expanded to nearly 16.5 acres for its East Coast operations, which will also increase distribution for the company. This expansion brings a new state-of-the-art clear glass greenhouse to grow the lettuce in a protected agricultural environment.
The company said that with this added growing capacity, it looks forward to new explorations into the category as T&A continues growing Hydroponic Boston Lettuce.
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