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Nature Fresh Farms doubles Ohio operations with more organic acreage


September 14, 2021
By Nature Fresh Farms

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Nature Fresh Farms is expanding their Ohio operations, increasing their organic acreage as well as plans to build a new distribution centre.

The property expansion will include doubling the greenhouse acreage from the current 45 acres to 90, with the future extension to be dedicated to year-round organics for growing tomatoes and peppers throughout the year.

“This U.S. expansion is primarily due to the constantly growing demand of locally grown and organics from consumers. We want to be the market leader in organic greenhouse produce and this will strengthen our position,” shared Matt Quiring, director of sales. “We’re devoting more space in Ohio to better serve our customers a more consistently flavourful organic offering.”

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In addition to the increase in organics, Nature Fresh Farms will also be building a 60,000 sq. ft. distribution warehouse on the Delta property, strengthening their logistics and operations out of Ohio. The centre’s construction is planned to begin the summer of 2022, with its completion set for a year from then.

“This new expansion of our local Ohio facility will allow us to continue to support our customers’ needs and product demands,” said Vice President, John Ketler. “This strategic move helps us to simplify logistics while providing more efficient service taking our existing customer service to the next level. We are also looking forward to the extension of our organic program. With organic attributes already strongly impacting the market today, we will see it continue to grow in the future.”

Originally breaking ground in Delta, Ohio in 2015, this was Nature Fresh Farms first facility built across the Canadian border creating more than 200 jobs.