Kalera Opens New “Mile High” Vertical Farming Facility in Denver


“Increasing our domestic and global footprint has been a priority for our team as we seek to serve our core retail and foodservice customers,” said Curtis McWilliams, acting CEO of Kalera. “The opening of this facility is an exciting step towards that goal, and we are proud to serve urban communities like denver with clean, nutrient-dense leafy greens that are accessible to local consumers. »

Kalera vegetables are pesticide-free and non-GMO, providing consumers with fresh, clean and flavorful lettuce. The air-conditioned environments at Kalera’s facilities enable sustainable farming methods, such as recycling water and optimizing plant nutrient formulas that maximize production.

Kalera Delivers Industry-Leading Operational Results

Currently, Orlando, Houstonand Atlanta, all of Kalera’s large-scale farms in the United States, are operating above the company’s 80% performance target. Additionally, Atlanta and Houston (The most recent installations of Kalera before denver) achieved this performance significantly earlier than expected.

In addition to achieving high yields, all Kalera farms are also improving production capacity and corresponding incomes as demand for Kalera products continues to increase.

“Innovation is our focus, it’s what Kalera was founded on,” McWilliams said. “We are delighted with these results, but not surprised, and we look forward to bringing this same efficient performance to our denver cultivate.”

the denver The opening follows the announcement of Kalera’s recent merger with special purpose acquisition company, Agrico Acquisition Corp. The partnership will make Kalera the first vertical agriculture company to go public on the NASDAQ market, which the company expects later this year.

“Our partnership with Agrico will allow Kalera to fund the development of more farms around the world,” McWilliams said. “We expect continued rapid growth in 2022 and look forward to bringing food security to more urban communities.”

For more information about Kalera, visit kalera.com.

About Kalera:
Kalera is a vertical farming company headquartered in Orlando Florida. Kalera uses technology to ensure that more people around the world have access to the freshest, most nutritious and cleanest produce available. He has spent several years optimizing plant nutrient formulations and developing an advanced automation and data acquisition system with Internet of Things, cloud, big data analytics and data acquisition capabilities. ‘artificial intelligence. Kalera currently operates farms in the United States (Orlando, Atlanta, Houston and denver) As well as in Munich and Kuwait. Additional farms are in development. More information is available at www.kalera.com.

Kathleen Komarzec
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