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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