Red Sun continues expansion throughout North America
Red Sun Farms, a vertically integrated high-tech greenhouse grower with locations in Canada, the United States and Mexico, is responding to customer demands for locally grown produce with unprecedented levels of investment in its facilities.
In 2020, Red Sun Farms completed 27 acres of construction on a three-phase project totaling 63.8 acres in Kingsville, ON. Additionally, a second investment for Red Sun Farms included 18 acres of high-tech greenhouse farming, expanding Red Sun Farms' overall portfolio for this location to 42 acres. In Mexico it successfully completed a 25-acre expansion prior to its winter crop.
In 2021, Red Sun Farms Mexico is on track to deliver an additional 35 acres for the 2021 winter season. This additional acreage will reaffirm Red Sun Farms as one of the largest vertically integrated high-tech greenhouses in North America.
Also in 2021, Red Sun Farms has committed to significant growth in its state-of-the-art distribution centers to support the greenhouse developments.
- Pharr, TX, will increase its capacity by 40,000 square feet of cold storage, totaling this facility size to 106,000 square feet. This addition will be completed to support the 2021 winter season.
- Kingsville, ON is moving forward with an additional 22,500 square feet of cold storage this year, increasing the total size of this location to 62,500 square feet.
“The Red Sun Farms team continues to build its business on sustainable growth across Mexico, USA, and Canada. This announcement supports our commitment to deliver the very best produce to our customers throughout the year,” said Carlos Visconti, CEO of Red Sun Farms Canada and the U.S. “We are investing in our facilities to align with our retail partners demands.”