August 10, 2022

Shenandoah Growers Honored Sunless Growing System of the Year by AgTech BreakThrough Awards

ROCKINGHAM, Va., August 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Shenandoah Growers, Inc., the nation’s most commercially advanced indoor agriculture company, announced today that it has received the “Sunless Growing System” award from the year” at the 2021 AgTech Breakthrough Awards. The awards program is led by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the best companies, technologies and products in the global AgTech market today.

As part of Shenandoah Growers’ Biofarms, the company has developed and implemented a proprietary bioponic cultivation process that not only mimics nature, but enhances it with carefully controlled light spectrum and exposure time and temperatures. , humidity and water regime. These technology and organic platforms have enabled the production of indoor-grown fresh produce that truly delivers on the company’s four key promises: organic, sustainable, affordable and accessible.

“We at Shenandoah Growers are honored to receive this award from AgTech Breakthrough in recognition of our deep commitment to our ‘biology first, technology at scale’ philosophy,” said Ulf Jönsson, Chief Technology Officer. by Shenandoah Growers. “Our LED-powered indoor bioponic growing platform increases yields while reducing waste and environmental impact, allowing us to provide consumers with fresh, sustainable and affordable indoor grown produce and leafy greens.”

As the most commercially advanced indoor grower United States, Shenandoah growers has focused its R&D efforts over the past 10 years on how to adapt indoor organic food production to meet growing consumer demand for fresh, affordable organic produce. With superior unit economics, capital efficiency, market reach and product offerings, Shenandoah Growers – already the nation’s leading supplier of fresh herbs – is poised to break a longstanding compromise in the marketplace by offering affordable USDA certified organic produce, grown indoors and in the ground, At Scale.

The mission of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize innovation in a range of agricultural and food technology categories, including Internet of Things (IoT)-based agricultural technologies and artificial intelligence. (AI), farm management, indoor farming, food quality, data analysis and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 1,500 nominations from around the world.

“Plants depend on sunlight to feed themselves and grow through photosynthesis, but with the growing demand for fresh, affordable produce and climate change making it difficult for farmers around the world, we can no longer count only on the usual techniques of food production,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards. “Congratulations to Shenandoah Growers for winning the ‘Sunless Growing System of the Year’ award. By leveraging cutting-edge science and technology innovation, the company delivers products year-round, while conserving natural resources and reducing planetary impact.

About Shenandoah Growers, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Shenandoah Growers is the leading producer and marketer of fresh organic culinary herbs in United States, providing sustainable, USDA-certified, locally grown organic produce to retailers coast-to-coast. the Rockingham, Virginiahas developed the nation’s largest indoor commercial organic growing systems and continues to redefine how fresh, organic and sustainably grown produce is brought to market – operating on a nationally integrated platform of farms, production and logistics facilities. For more information, please visit

Under the THIS’S TASTY® brand, Shenandoah Growers provides fresh organic, non-GMO, locally grown herbs and vegetables grown sustainably by the USDA. Launched in 2017, the C’EST SAVOUREUX BRAND offers consumers ways to add Pure Organic Flavour™ to their everyday cooking by offering a full range of products including live organic aromatic plants, fresh cut herbs, purees of herbs, lettuces and micro greens.

About the AgTech Breakthrough Awards
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is dedicated to honoring excellence in technologies, services, companies and agricultural products. The AgTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of AgTech companies and solutions in categories such as farm management, indoor farming, automation, IoT and robotics, food quality , analysis and more. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Don HelmsShenandoah Producers
(540) 896-6939 ext. 2130
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SOURCE Shenandoah Growers, Inc.

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