VANCOUVER, Wash .– Vancouver-based indoor farm Forward Greens today announced a new line of 11 microgreens, salads and baby sprouts, now available at Safeway and Albertsons stores in Oregon and southwestern Washington State. Green salad, a combination of young shoots and microgreens, is a new addition to Forward Greens. All new products are a fun mix of texture, flavor and color for a more unique culinary feel, delivered from our local farm to the market for optimal freshness.
“We are excited to expand our selection of green vegetables as more and more consumers fall in love with their flavor and texture, in addition to their many health benefits,” said Ken Kaneko, Founder and CEO of Forward Greens. “Introducing Forward Greens to a larger market like Safeway has been one of our goals, as we want more people to have access to our greens in stores conveniently located near where they live. “
New Forward Greens blends include those like Kraveable Kale Blend (kale microgreens and red mustard), Fantastic Frill Blend (red and green ruffled leaves, red mustard, mizuna and kale microgreens) and Micro Kale (cabbage microgreens. frieze).
“Life is all about food, and Safeway Albertsons is thrilled to partner with Forward Greens to provide another way for our customers to experience healthy, local and convenient food,” said James Molamphy, Director of Sales for products, Portland division of Safeway Albertsons.
Grown indoors in Vancouver, Washington, Forward Greens uses 95 percent less water and 97 percent less land than outdoor farming, 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 choice.
For more information on Forward Greens and where to find their greens, visit forwardgreens.com.
About Forward Greens
Forward Greens is a local indoor farm organized around best environmental practices and growing the cleanest, freshest greens possible. Sustainable indoor farming practices use 95 percent less water and 97 percent less land than outdoor farming, without pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. Forward Greens varieties are grown on-site from non-GMO seeds, with a simple recipe of air, water, light and care – for farm-to-table freshness. Locally founded and headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, Forward Greens has been operating since 2018 and is currently available at Safeway and Albertsons stores in Oregon and SW Washington, as well as local stores, such as New Seasons Market, Whole Foods Market, Metropolitan Market, Chuck’s Produce & Street Market and Roth’s Fresh Market. Follow Forward Greens on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest @forwardgreens, and Facebook @forwardgreenswa.
About Albertsons Companies
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