Company Information

    BrightFarms was founded on January 2011. The company is based in New York, NY, USA . The number of employees in BrightFarms is less than 250. Brightfarms is pioneering the future of local, low-impact farming.

    Here is how BrightFarms describes itself: "BrightFarms® greens are tender and delicious, clean and pesticide free, responsibly grown and delivered to local stores, by locals just like you."
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          Funding & investors

          BrightFarms has received 7 rounds of venture funding. The total funding amount is around $212.9M. Last venture funding round was $100M, announced on October, 2020.

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                          • BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High- Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S.

                          • BrightFarms plans to reach most U.S. major markets by 2025; Cox Enterprises assumes majority ownership IRVINGTON, N.Y. (Oct. 20, 2020) – BrightFarms, a leading next-generation indoor farming company supplying U.S. grocery retailers with packaged salad greens, has secured more than $100 million in debt and new equity capital to support robust expansion plans. The Series E round of funding […]The post BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High- Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S. appeared first on BrightFarms.
                          • BrightFarms Celebrates 2,000th Store Distribution Milestone

                          •  BrightFarms’ year over year sales growth has surged by 40% in the last month  Irvington, NY – July 23, 2020 – BrightFarms, a leading supplier of locally grown salads, is proud to announce that the company’s distribution recently surpassed 2,000 stores, bringing their total store count to 2,009. BrightFarms has added more than 800 stores […]The post BrightFarms Celebrates 2,000th Store Distribution Milestone appeared first on BrightFarms.
                          • BrightFarms’ Founder & President Appointed to USDA Fruit & Vegetable Advisory Committee

                          •  Lightfoot to serve as a voice for rapidly growing local, indoor leafy greens industry  Irvington, N.Y. – July 16, 2020 – BrightFarms is happy to announce that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has appointed Paul Lightfoot, company President & Founder, to the USDA’s Fruit & Vegetable Advisory Committee (FVIAC).  The FVIAC advises the Secretary […]The post BrightFarms’ Founder & President Appointed to USDA Fruit & Vegetable Advisory Committee appeared first on BrightFarms.
                          • BrightFarms Opens Its Largest World-Class Sustainable Greenhouse in Pennsylvania

                          • Secretary Russell Redding welcomes BrightFarms, which will produce two million pounds of local produce annually    Selinsgrove, PA – January 28, 2020 – BrightFarms, the leading supplier of locally grown salads for supermarkets, opened its largest greenhouse today. The new 280,000 sq. ft. farm in Selinsgrove, Pa. will deliver over 2 million pounds of fresh, local […]The post BrightFarms Opens Its Largest World-Class Sustainable Greenhouse in Pennsylvania appeared first on BrightFarms.
                          • BrightFarms Invests to Build World-Class Customer Growth Team

                          •  Abby Prior to lead as SVP, Sales & Marketing; Matt DiNitto Joins as Director of Sales, East, Affinity Sales to serve as Broker Northeast  Irvington, N.Y. – January 21, 2020 – BrightFarms, a leading supplier of locally grown salads for supermarkets, has expanded its customer team to support retailer partners.  Abby Prior will lead BrightFarms’ […]The post BrightFarms Invests to Build World-Class Customer Growth Team appeared first on BrightFarms.
                          • BrightFarms Appoints Steve Platt Chief Executive Officer

                          • Irvington, NY – August 14, 2019 – BrightFarms, the No. 1 brand of locally grown packaged salads, has announced that it has hired Steve Platt as CEO, while the company’s founder, Paul Lightfoot, will continue as the company’s President and Founder. Both Platt and Lightfoot will be members of the Board of Directors.  “I am privileged to be […]The post BrightFarms Appoints Steve Platt Chief Executive Officer appeared first on BrightFarms.

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