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Specialty Strawberries – The Business Lure of a Specialty Crop

Touch the Soil News #1811 (Feature Photo  – Strawberry – CCA SA 4.0 International)

Vertical farming company Oishii, is farming specialty strawberries, famous for their exceptional flavor. Oshii, has attracted over $55 million in venture capital to expand its operations, including building the world’s largest indoor vertical strawberry farm. The strawberry in the highlights is called the Omakase Berry, which can sell for $20 for a box of 8 berries (that’s $2.50 a strawberry). You can read more of the story here on Global AgInvesting:

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