OWATONNA, MINN. — Greenhouse lettuce producer Revol Greens is using the newly developed Plant Fed organic fertilizer to produce Revol’s newest line extension, which includes USDA Certified Organic Spring Mix, Green & Red Duo, and Romaine Crunch.
“The path to organic is a natural evolution for Revol Greens,” said Mark Schulze, chief executive officer at Revol Greens. “Our high technology facilities are designed to optimize Mother Nature while eliminating the need for pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides. The plant based, natural fertilizer developed by our research and development team is an extension of our goal to provide the healthiest, most natural leafy greens to our customers. We’re proud of this significant innovation for our industry and our ability to expand more of our heathy leafy green products made from our Grown Clean and Green™ process to American tables.”
Considering the risks of food-borne illnesses associated with animal byproducts, Revol landed on the patent pending new Plant Fed™ organic solution to further enhance the safety and integrity of its packaged lettuce. As with all Revol Greens products, the new plant powered nutrient source and organic line are non-GMO.
“This new organic nutrient source means that our lettuce is fed by plants. We’ve devoted years of research and testing to perfect this solution,” said Marc Vergeldt, director of research and development at Revol Greens. “We are the first grower – indoor or outdoor – to use such a source at scale.”
Unlike organic and conventional outdoor grown “triple washed” lettuce, no chemical cleaning or chlorine is used in Revol’s organic packaging process. From seed to packaging, no human hands touch Revol Greens’ baby lettuces or greens, which further mitigates the spread of contaminants.