Vancouver-based indoor farm Forward Greens announced a new 11-product lineup of microgreens, salad greens, and baby greens, now available in Safeway and Albertsons stores across Oregon and SW Washington. Salad greens, a combination of baby greens and microgreens, is a new addition to Forward Greens. All of the new products are a fun mix of texture, flavor, and color for a more unique eating sensation, delivered from our local farm to market for peak freshness.
"We're excited to expand our selection of greens as more consumers fall in love with their flavor and texture, in addition to their many health benefits," says Forward Greens founder and CEO Ken Kaneko. "Introducing Forward Greens to a larger market like Safeway has been a goal of ours, as we want more people to have access to our greens in stores that are conveniently located close to where they live."
New Forward Greens blends include those like Kraveable Kale Blend (baby kale and red mustard microgreens), Fantastic Frill Blend (baby red and green frilled leaves, red mustard, mizuna, and kale microgreens), and Micro Kale (kale microgreens).
"Life happens around food, and Safeway Albertsons is thrilled to partner with Forward Greens to offer one more way our customers can experience healthy, local, and convenient food," says James Molamphy, Produce Sales Manager, Portland Division Safeway Albertsons.
Grown indoors in Vancouver, Wash., Forward Greens uses 95 percent less water and 97 percent less land than outdoor agriculture, and no pesticides ever. With 11 products now available, each is grown on-site at Forward Greens from non-GMO seeds. As a good source of vitamins and nutrients, they're great to eat on their own or as part of your favorite recipes — for the creative cook or as a kid-friendly pick.
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