Top 11 Microgreens Companies in the World

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Top 11 Microgreens Companies in the World

The global microgreens market reached US$ 1,650.0 Million in 2023. Microgreens are the tiny, young plants of various vegetables, grains, and herbs, including stems, cotyledons, seed leaves, and true leaves, that are grown locally in small-scale facilities. They are harvested when they are just a few centimeters tall and are often used as a garnish or ingredient in salads, sandwiches, and other dishes to add flavor, texture, and nutritional value. They are enriched with nutrients and can contain up to 40 times more vitamins and minerals than their mature counterparts. Some commonly used microgreens include arugula, basil, broccoli, kale, and radish that are grown using hydroponics or other specialized growing methods.

As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the top microgreen companies are launching products in different cities and states to expand their consumer base. AeroFarms, a leading company in indoor vertical farming, announced to distribute leafy greens to more than 350 Stop and Shop Stores across the Northeast and New England regions, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Besides this, several key players are engaging in partnerships and collaborations to strengthen their foothold in the market. Precision Indoor Plants collaborated with Aerofarms to use indoor agriculture science and technology to extend the shelf-life of lettuce, resulting in more marketable food, reduced waste, and increased profits for farmers.? Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 3,179.3 Million by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3% during 2024-2032.

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List of Top Companies Operating in the Microgreens Industry Worldwide:

The global microgreens market has several major players including 2BFresh (Teshuva Agricultural Projects Ltd.), AeroFarms, Bowery Farming Inc., Charlie’s Produce (Farmbox Greens LLC), Fresh Origins, GoodLeaf Farms (True Leaf), Gotham Greens, Living Earth Farm, Madar Farms, Metro Microgreens, and the Chef's Garden Inc. More information about these companies has been provided below.

1. 2BFresh (Teshuva Agricultural Projects Ltd.)

Establishment:

2008

Headquarters:

Olesh, Israel

Website:

https://www.2bfresh.com/


2BFresh, a subsidiary of Teshuva Agricultural Projects Ltd. is a company that specializes in the production and distribution of fresh microgreens and herbs. The company uses a sustainable and innovative hydroponic farming system to grow its products. It offers a wide variety of microgreens and herbs, including arugula, basil, kale, cilantro, and many others. The products are sold to grocery stores, restaurants, and other foodservice businesses, as well as directly to consumers through their online store. In addition to its focus on sustainability and innovation, 2BFresh also places a strong emphasis on food safety, using rigorous quality control measures and adhering to strict food safety regulations.

2. AeroFarms

Establishment:

2004

Headquarters:

New Jersey, the United States

Website:

https://www.aerofarms.com/


AeroFarms is a leading indoor vertical farming company based in the United States. The company specializes in growing a variety of leafy greens, including arugula, kale, and lettuce, as well as herbs like basil and cilantro. They also work with partner companies to develop new crops and growing techniques. AeroFarms places a strong emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility, using renewable energy sources and recycled materials in their operations. They also prioritize food safety and quality control, with a team of experts working to ensure that their products meet the highest standards. In addition to their commercial operations, AeroFarms is also involved in research and education, working with universities and other organizations to advance the field of vertical farming and promote sustainable agriculture.

3. Bowery Farming Inc

Establishment:

2015

Headquarters:

New York, the United States

Website:

https://boweryfarming.com/


Bowery Farming Inc. is the largest vertical farming company in the United States. It offers a variety of leafy greens and herbs grown using indoor vertical farming and hydroponic technology. It offers baby kale, arugula, basil, mint, baby bok choy, arugula, and mixed greens. The company provides products through e-commerce platforms and more than 1,000 grocery stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, including Amazon Fresh, Walmart, Wakefern, Weis, Whole Food Markets, Giant Food, and specialty grocers, with produce that's harvested year-round delivered within days of harvest. Presently, the company’s operations are limited to the United States.

4. Charlie’s Produce (Farmbox Greens LLC)

Establishment:

1978

Headquarters:

Washington, the United States

Website:

https://www.charliesproduce.com/


Charlie's Produce is a company that specializes in distributing fresh produce and other food products to customers throughout the United States. It offers a wide variety of fresh produce, including fruits, vegetables, herbs, and specialty items like microgreens and edible flowers. They also offer dairy products, meat and poultry, seafood, bakery items, and other food products. In addition to its distribution services, Charlie's Produce also provides value-added services like produce processing and packaging, custom cuts of meat and poultry, and menu planning and recipe development for its customers in the food service industry. The company acquired Farmbox Greens LLC in 2016 to expand its product portfolio.

5. Fresh Origins

Establishment:

1995

Headquarters:

California, the United States

Website:

https://www.freshorigins.com/about-us/


Fresh Origins is a California-based company that specializes in microgreens, edible flowers, and other specialty produce. The company was founded by David Sasuga, who started growing microgreens in his backyard and eventually expanded his business to a full-scale operation. Presently, Fresh Origins grows over 600 varieties of microgreens, herbs, and flowers, which are sold to top chefs, mixologists, and other culinary professionals around the country. The products offered by the company are known for their exceptional quality, flavor, and visual appeal, and are often used to add a pop of color and flavor to dishes and cocktails. In addition to its focus on sustainable farming practices, Fresh Origins also prioritizes innovation and creativity, constantly experimenting with new varieties and developing new products to meet the evolving needs of the culinary industry.

6. GoodLeaf Farms (True Leaf)

Establishment:

2011

Headquarters:

Ontario, Canada

Website:

https://www.goodleaffarms.com/ 


GoodLeaf Farms specializes in indoor vertical farming, with a focus on producing high-quality greens and herbs using sustainable and environmentally friendly methods. It operates several state-of-the-art indoor vertical farms across Canada, using hydroponic technology to grow a variety of greens and herbs, including arugula, kale, spinach, and basil. One of the unique aspects of GoodLeaf Farms is their use of "clean room" technology to ensure the purity and safety of their products. It sells its products in major grocery stores across Canada, including Sobeys, Whole Foods, and Farm Boy. They are known for their fresh, flavorful greens and herbs, as well as their commitment to sustainable and ethical farming practices.

7. Gotham Greens

Establishment:

2009

Headquarters:

New York, the United States

Website:

https://www.gothamgreens.com/ 


Gotham Greens is a fresh food and urban agricultural company that produce fresh, flavorful greens and herbs year-round, regardless of weather conditions. The company's products include a variety of leafy greens and herbs, such as lettuce, kale, arugula, basil, and mint. They are sold in major grocery stores and restaurants across the US, and their products are known for their freshness, quality, and sustainability. Gotham Greens has received numerous awards and accolades for its innovative and environmentally friendly farming practices.

8. Living Earth Farm

Establishment:

2013

Headquarters:

Ontario, Canada

Website:

https://www.livingearthfarm.ca/


Living Earth Farm is the largest microgreen farms in Canada, specializing in organic microgreens and baby greens. The farm focuses on creating microgreens that are fuller, packed with more nutrition, and tastier than conventionally grown microgreens. It offers a wide variety of microgreens, including arugula, basil, broccoli, cilantro, kale, and radish, among others. Presently, the company supplies its microgreens to local restaurants, grocery stores, and farmers markets, as well as directly to consumers through its online store.

9. Madar Farms

Establishment:

2017

Headquarters:

Dubai, the United Arab Emirates

Website:

https://www.madarfarms.co/


Madar Farms is a local company that uses advanced agriculture technology (AgTech) to help tackle food and water security challenges in the region. It produces leafy greens, herbs, and berries using hydroponic and aeroponic systems, which use less water and space than traditional farming methods. The company's produce is sold to local restaurants, hotels, and retailers, as well as directly to consumers through its online store and partnerships with e-commerce platforms. Madar Farms has received numerous awards and accolades for its innovative approach to sustainable agriculture, including recognition from the World Economic Forum and the United Nations.

10. Metro Microgreens

Establishment:

2017

Headquarters:

Wisconsin, the United States

Website:

https://www.metromicrogreens.com/  


Metro Microgreens is a family-owned microgreens farm. It uses non-GMO seeds and the safest growing methods to provide customers with the tastiest and healthiest microgreens. The company offers a wide variety of microgreens, including arugula, basil, broccoli, cilantro, kale, and radish, among others. The microgreens are grown using a hydroponic system, which means that they are grown in water rather than soil. This allows for more efficient use of water and nutrients, and it also means that the microgreens are free from soil-borne diseases and pests. Presently, Metro Microgreens supplies its microgreens to local restaurants, grocery stores, and farmers markets, as well as directly to consumers through its online store.

11. The Chef's Garden Inc.

Establishment:

1984

Headquarters:

Ohio, the United States

Website:

https://www.chefs-garden.com/


The Chef's Garden Inc. is a family-owned farm that specializes in growing a wide variety of specialty vegetables, herbs, and microgreens using sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices. The farm uses a combination of traditional and modern farming techniques, including crop rotation, cover cropping, and precision farming technology, to optimize plant growth and reduce waste. It offers a wide variety of crops, including heirloom tomatoes, microgreens, edible flowers, and rare herbs, among others. The Chef's Garden supplies its produce to some of the world's top restaurants, including Michelin-starred establishments, and it has developed a reputation for its commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability.

About Author:

Shree Basu

Senior Content Writer at IMARC Services Private Limited  

Shree Basu is an experienced content writer with a passion for researching about diverse markets, ranging from technology to chemistry to agriculture. She has around two years of experience in different aspects of market research and has worked with multiple startups and enterprises in the B2B, B2C, and retail industries. In her free time, Shree enjoys reading, feeding stray animals, and watching crime documentaries.

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