Vertical Roots partners with Food Lion

January 14, 2022

source: Charleston Regional Business Journal

Food Lion has partnered with a Charleston hydroponics farm to sell its fresh, leafy produce in 303 Southeast grocery stores.

For Vertical Roots, an indoor, hydroponic container farm, the partnership brings the company’s reach to more than 2,000 grocery stores in 13 states across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, the company said in a news release.

Vertical Roots co-founder and general manager Andrew Hare said the partnership is also testimony to “the significant demand for regionally grown hydroponic produce among consumers” and that has grown to include value shoppers as well.

“As a company of modern technology-enabled farmers, we are 100 percent committed to delivering clean, healthy and sustainable food to all the communities in which our products are sold, and focused on making our produce accessible to as many people as possible,” he said in a statement.

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