Gallery: BrightFarms Reveals That A&P Will Be Its Retail Partner for Su...

We’ve been following BrightFarms’ plan to build the world’s largest rooftop farm in Brooklyn, and now they’ve sent us word revealing who their long-term retail partner will be – A&P. The grocery mega-giant (formally known as the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company) has signed a long-term produce purchase agreement with BrightFarms for the Sunset Park project, and will be the exclusive retailer of the up to 1 million pounds a year of lettuce, tomatoes and herbs produced at the farm. The veggies will then be sold locally at A&P’s various retail outlets, including The Food Emporium, Pathmark, Waldbaums, and grocery stores under the A&P name itself.

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