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U.S. Ag Chief Tours Orlando Hydroponic Company During Visit To Florida

The way Sonny Perdue sees it, Kalera and other hydroponic companies and farmers live out the USDA motto to “do right and feed everyone.”  Perdue, the U.S. secretary of agriculture, shared this assessment after a June 8 visit to Kalera’s recently opened 30,000-square-foot facility in Orlando, Florida. –Read Full Article

What the Future of Farming Looks Like to the Ag Secretary

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made a couple of stops in Florida last week to view how operations are faring amid the coronavirus pandemic. First up was Kalera, a vertical farm operation in Orlando. The farm grows greens and microgreens in a 30,000-square-foot warehouse facility using hydroponics and lighting. During Perdue’s visit, the company announced plans to open a […]

Kalera and University of Florida LED Lighting Study Sheds New Light on Cost-Effective Modes of Increasing Nutritive Value in Lettuce

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Today, technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced the publication of a new study, “Effect of End-of-Production High-Energy Radiation on Nutritional Quality of Indoor-Grown Red-Leaf Lettuce,” conducted in partnership with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The Kalera-sponsored study found that by using high-energy LED lighting prior to harvest, red-leaf lettuce significantly increases the production […]

Tech-Driven Vertical Farming Company Kalera Announces New CIO, VP of Sales

Today, technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced that it has hired two new executives to fill the positions of CIO and VP of Sales. New Chief Information Officer Jeremy Johnston brings over 15 years of experience in a broad range of fields, including technology, manufacturing, and retail. The newly appointed VP of Sales Jeff Larsen brings with […]

Publix Partners With Vertical Farming Company Kalera

It’s more essential now than ever to lock arms with those around us to stay strong as we brave the eye of today’s COVID-19 crisis. Publix has been leading the charge in uniting the buy- and supply-sides to help the whole supply chain, with the Florida-based grocer again partnering with a grower-supplier to expand its produce aisle […]

Kalera To Open New Indoor Vertical Farming Facility in Atlanta

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Today, technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced that it will open a new state-of-the-art growing facility in Atlanta, Georgia in early 2021. The new Atlanta facility is the next step in Kalera’s rapid domestic and international expansion plan to bring consumers fresh leafy greens right where they are. –Read Full Article


Kalera has turned farming on its head – literally. Based in Orlando, its team of science- and technology-driven horticulturists leverage cleanroom technology, artificial intelligence, the internet-of-things and data analytics to cultivate sustainably grown, fresh produce in vertical hydroponic farms. –Read Full Article

Kalera opens new vertical farming facility in Orlando

Kalera announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art growing facility in Orlando, Florida. This new facility complements Kalera’s initial HyCube growing facility located at the Orlando World Center Marriott and is centrally located in the heart of Florida. The new facility has the capacity to supply millions of heads of leafy greens per year to […]


Today, technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art growing facility in Orlando, Florida. This new facility is the highest production volume vertical farm in the Southeast. The rapidly constructed facility also demonstrates Kalera’s ability to quickly build and open farms around the US and the world. This new facility complements […]