Cox Enterprises Expands its Cleantech Portfolio with Acquisition of BrightFarms

December 14, 2021 Bright Farms 0 Comment
The leading indoor agriculture company builds on Cox's more than $1 billion of investments in sustainability and cleantech ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises announced the acquisition of BrightFarms, an indoor farming company and provider of locally grown packaged salads. The move solidifies BrightFarms' leadership in the indoor agriculture space and [...] Read More  

{The Wall Street Journal} BrightFarms Raises $55 Million in New Funding Round

June 29, 2018 Bright Farms 0 Comment

Indoor farming specialist will use backing to expand a greenhouse network that grows produce close to metropolitan areas, reducing shipping costs June 28, 2018: 10:00am ET Indoor farming startup BrightFarms Inc.said Thursday it has raised $55 million in a new funding round to open more hydroponic greenhouses across the U.S. […]

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{CB Insights} The Ag Tech Market Map: 80+ Startups Powering The Future Of Farming And Agribusiness

March 27, 2017 Bright Farms 0 Comment

Corporate investors such as Mitsui, Monsanto, and Syngenta have backed startups improving irrigation, crop spraying, harvesting, and more. As population growth increases the need to ramp up food production, tech startups are creating a range of agricultural software, services, farming techniques, and more aimed at bringing more data and efficiency […]

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{} The Future of Urban Farming Might Actually Be Suburban Farming

March 11, 2017 Bright Farms 0 Comment

After dealing with the high costs and logistical nightmares of developing in urban areas, one farming startup realized that they could streamline their process by moving just a bit outside the city limits. When the urban farming startup BrightFarms first launched, it envisioned building its hydroponic greenhouses directly on grocery store […]

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{SupermarketGuru} Bright Ideas at BrightFarms

August 28, 2015 Bright Farms 0 Comment

 Earlier this month, BrightFarms, a start-up that’s goal is to revolutionize the US food supply chain by creating the first national brand of local produce, kicked off its Chicagoland Greenhouse Farm project, an innovative model for the future of local, low impact farming. We spoke with BrightFarms CEO, Paul […]

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Startups Take a Shine to Urban Agriculture; Can They Reward Investors?

August 13, 2014 Bright Farms 0 Comment

A BrightFarms greenhouse in Pennsylvania Using a smartphone, Jon Friedman can run a whole network of high-tech, urban farms. His company, Freight Farms, developed an app that allows farmers to control the growing conditions of truck-sized shipping containers filled with racks of hydroponically grown veggies. Before starting Freight Farms, Friedman and […]

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BrightFarms Partners with Giant Food

February 18, 2014 Bright Farms 0 Comment

Grocer to retail year-round local produce from Washington, DC greenhouse

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{Fast Company} BrightFarms Named #2 on List of World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Food

January 1, 1970 Bright Farms 0 Comment

2. BrightFarms For pulling gas-belching 18-wheelers off the road. BrightFarms works with the big grocers to harvest lettuce, tomatoes, and herbs on-site (or nearby) in large hydroponic greenhouses. This has resulted in cutting transportation costs and waste, lowering prices, and adding days to the shelf life of perishable foods. Among the […]

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(} BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.

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Agriculture tech startup BrightFarms has raised $30.1 million in Series C funding to bring its high-tech greenhouses, and fresh produce, across the U.S. The company is on a mission to make all fresh fruit and vegetables locally, rather than require them to be hauled from long distances or imported from overseas […]

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{BrightFarms Press Release} BRIGHTFARMS #235 ON INC. 500

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Local Produce Market Leader One of Fastest Growing Companies in America New York, NY, August 16, 2017 – BrightFarms is proud to announce its inclusion in the 36th annual Inc. 500, ranking # 235 among America’s fastest growing private companies, solidifying its position as the leader in sustainable local produce […]

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