BrightFarms

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BrightFarms designs, finances, builds and operates hydroponic greenhouses at, or near, grocery retailers, cutting time, distance and cost from the produce supply chain. We enable supermarkets to revolutionize their supply chains in a way that is better for their profits, and for the planet.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQIrvington, NY, US
Websitebrightfarms.com
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)82(-3%)
Job Openings32
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at BrightFarms

Paul Lightfoot

Paul Lightfoot

Founder & President
Steve Platt

Steve Platt

CEO
Steve Campione

Steve Campione

CFO
Erik Lallum

Erik Lallum

VP of Construction & Development
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BrightFarms Office Locations

BrightFarms has offices in Irvington, Elkwood, Morrisville, New York and in 3 other locations
Irvington, NY, US (HQ)
Bridge St
Elkwood, VA, US
13200 Willow Run Dr
Morrisville, PA, US
754 Stony Hill Rd
New York, NY, US
211 E 48th St
New York, NY, US
21 W 46th St #503
Rochelle, IL, US
600 S Caron Rd
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BrightFarms Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

BrightFarms total Funding

$210.4 m

BrightFarms latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

BrightFarms investors

BrightFarms's latest funding round in October 2020 was reported to be $100 m. In total, BrightFarms has raised $210.4 m
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BrightFarms Operating Metrics

Oct, 2020

Retail Stores

2 k
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BrightFarms Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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BrightFarms Online and Social Media Presence

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BrightFarms News and Updates

BrightFarms Announces Voluntary Recall Expansion of Packaged Salad Greens Sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

ROCHELLE, Ill., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JULY 28, 2021 RECALL EXPANSION: BrightFarms today initiated a voluntary recall expansion of additional packaged salad greens that are past expiration date and were produced in its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm sold in...

BrightFarms Announces Voluntary Recall of Packaged Salad Greens Sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

Rochelle, Ill., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightFarms today initiated a voluntary recall of packaged salad greens produced in its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana because it has the potential to be contaminated with...

A Safer Romaine? BrightFarms Looks To Scale Its Brand Of Greenhouse Salads

The team at BrightFarms would argue that lettuce grown indoors is healthier, more nutritious, and, expectedly for its customers in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, fresher than long-distance, field-grown produce, which hails mostly from California. There's a plug that it’s also a safer product, now, too.

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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 de…

BrightFarms Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BrightFarms founded?

    BrightFarms was founded in 2011.

  • Who are BrightFarms key executives?

    BrightFarms's key executives are Paul Lightfoot, Steve Platt and Steve Campione.

  • How many employees does BrightFarms have?

    BrightFarms has 82 employees.

  • Who are BrightFarms competitors?

    Competitors of BrightFarms include ForFarmers, Fresh City Farms and Foster Farms.

  • Where is BrightFarms headquarters?

    BrightFarms headquarters is located at Bridge St, Irvington.

  • Where are BrightFarms offices?

    BrightFarms has offices in Irvington, Elkwood, Morrisville, New York and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does BrightFarms have?

    BrightFarms has 8 offices.