OPO and California Giant Berry Farms team up:

More vertically-farmed strawberries are coming to market

OnePointOne and California Giant Berry Farms have teamed up to bring vertically-farmed strawberries to market. California Giant has made an equity investment in OnePointOne, with President, Joe Barsi, joining OnePointOne's Board of Directors.

The partnership was formed to develop OnePointOne's Opollo Three technology, optimized to grow the best grade berries at scale for the consumer. Farms will then be sold to customers all around the world looking to bring unique, high-quality berries to their local market year-round. This model allows for more businesses to gain access to vertically farmed strawberries of their own.

"Strawberries are the next frontier for vertical farming," said Sam Bertram, OnePointOne CEO and Co-founder. "OnePointOne's farms are perfectly suited to grow high-quality berries that will allow consumers all over the world to enjoy consistent, outrageously tasty strawberries year-round."


Both OnePointOne and California Giant Berry Farm share a primary goal to have berries when and where their customers need them and have locally grown berries in various U.S. markets as a supplement to current field-grown production. As this partnership grows, they will focus on the development of an exclusive strawberry cultivar, where OnePointOne will optimize California Giant's berry experience and data to grow the berries in its automated, aeroponic, vertical-wall indoor farm.

In addition to the practical partnership between the two companies, California Giant has also placed an equity investment in OnePointOne's Series A financing round. "Our strategic partnership with OnePointOne is an actionable step towards achieving our sustainability vision," said Barsi. "OnePointOne's patented automated seed to harvest system, combined with plant analytics and AI differentiates them greatly. We look forward to farming for the future with this alternative growing model."  

These berries will also be offered through Willo Farm, which currently offers the same personalized farming experience for leafy greens. Willo's Farms cultivate the berries on-demand and send them straight to your door on a weekly basis with full control of the process through Willo's mobile app.

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