Food Lion Adds Hydroponic Produce in 300+ Stores

According to Progressive Grocer; Vertical Roots farms are global food-safe certified by USDA and FDA, and its produce is non-GMO certified and grown without harmful pesticides or chemicals of any kind. Because its produce is harvested, packaged and shipped on the same day, Vertical Roots products boast long-lasting freshness for up to 21 days.

Food Lion revealed in November that it was unveiling a new and improved shopping experience with a $127 million investment in the remodeling of 87 stores in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Among the changes are including more locally sourced items and more natural and organic foods. Food Lion grocery stores now offer Vertical Roots’ line of hydroponic Living Lettuces, including Green Butter, Green Oak and Green Leaf, as well as large-leaf lettuce mixes. Continue Reading