Taylor Farms Invests in Pure Green Farms to Enter Greenhouse Sector; Bruce Taylor and Joe McGuire Comment
SALINAS, CA - Greenhouse is a sector that is constantly hitting new heights, and Taylor Farms knows it. Showing its interest in the market, the fresh purveyor recently revealed a key investment in Pure Green Farms, marking its expansion into greenhouse-grown offerings.
“We’re excited to venture into the industry of indoor growing with this investment,” said Bruce Taylor, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Taylor Farms. “Our customer partners have asked for a national solution, and this is our first step.”
This expansion into the greenhouse sector will work to complement Taylor Farms’ existing 122,200 crop acre field grown program and its 16 salad producing operations across North America, according to a press release.
Pure Green Farms runs a climate-controlled facility in South Bend, Indiana, equipped with high-tech machinery that grows, packs, and ships leafy greens year-round. The grower’s first harvest took place in March 2020 and operates on a site that can extend up to 300 acres. The operation currently produces popular greenhouse leafy green varieties using its automated greenhouse system.
“We are thrilled to work alongside an industry leading company like Taylor Farms,” commented Joe McGuire, Chief Executive Officer, Pure Green Farms. “We know this is just the beginning of a fantastic relationship with Taylor Farms and we’re looking forward to continuing to address the increasing demand for local product offerings.”
Foraying into greenhouse growing, what will be Taylor Farms’ next move in the sector? Stick with AndNowUKnow to find out.