Leading In Flavor and Nutrition: AeroFarms Micro Broccoli Makes Prestigious Progressive Grocer’s “2022 Editors’ Picks” List

AeroFarms Micro Broccoli is the Only Produce Item to Win “Best New Product by Progressive Grocer – Bringing Microgreens to The Center of the Plate with Best Tasting Greens  

AeroFarms®, a Certified B Corporation and leader in indoor growing, wins Progressive Grocer’s 2022 Editor’s Pick Award for its balanced and earthy Micro Broccoli joining fellow winning companies like Impossible Foods, Califa Farms, Somos Foods, and more. AeroFarms proprietary vertical farming technology allows greens like Micro Broccoli to be grown within the perfect controlled environment conditions to optimize for flavor and nutrition, creating a delicious microgreen experience unlike any other. 

Micro Broccoli, AeroFarms

“We are excited to see AeroFarms Micro Broccoli celebrated as an award-winning staple ingredient in the grocery basket and with the consumer the balanced flavor notes make it the perfect salad base, meal boost or a delicious way to add nutrition and flavor to your takeout,” Marc Oshima, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of AeroFarms. “Taste the AeroFarms difference and try our greens in your grocery store and via online retailers.”  

Top 5 AeroFarms Micro Broccoli Recipe Inspirations:  

•  Enjoy as a Salad Base
 Boost a Slaw or Salad
 Top Your Soup
 Add a Heaping Handful on Tacos or Pizza
 Mix into Morning Eggs or a Frittata  

Packed With Nutrients:

Microgreens can contain considerably higher levels of vitamins and carotenoids—about 5X greater—than their mature plant counterparts, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. These small greens not only pack a flavorful taste, but they are also packed with essential vitamins and nutrients with significant health benefits. Micro Broccoli in particular is also a rich source of sulforaphane, a sulfur-rich compound studied for its antioxidant, detoxifying & disease prevention properties. 

Bursting With Flavor:

In addition to an emphasis on nutrition, AeroFarms is also known for its award-winning FlavorSpectrum™ Philosophy. Passionate about great tasting, real food, our product line-up is curated by AeroFarms expert team of plant scientists, growers, and nutritionists. The team searches high and low for the best seed varieties and creating the perfect growing recipe, so our Micro Broccoli is the most delicious, flavorful Micro Broccoli for our consumers. The AeroFarms FlavorSpectrum™ Philosophy was designed to represent the breadth of flavors and varieties grown inside our indoor vertical farms. The team paired each color of our retail package with a specific tasting note to bring our FlavorSpectrum™ philosophy to life. Across the leafy greens packaging line, you’ll find that the cool blue colors represent the sweet and mellow notes, while the intense reds represent bold and zesty flavors.  

Micro Broccoli, AeroFarms

Microgreens are here to stay – microgreens were named one of the Today Show’s Top Trends of 2021, and AeroFarms Micro Broccoli was then honored as one of Whole Foods Market’s Top 10 Food Trends of 2022 before being named to Progressive Grocer’s 2022 Food Trend list. AeroFarms Microgreens sets a new standard in “getting your greens in” – these small greens are packed with nutrition and bursting with flavor.  

Winning with the consumer on flavor, AeroFarms is the number one retail brand for both unit and dollar sales in the United States for microgreens according to Nielsen syndicated data1, and AeroFarms leafy greens can be found at major retailers like Ahold Delhaize, Amazon Fresh, Harris Teeter, The Fresh Market, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, and more.  

AeroFarms Leafy Greens Key Benefits:

•  Bursting with Flavor
•  No Pesticides Ever
•  Sustainably Grown Indoors 

AeroFarms leafy greens are safely grown indoors in state-of-the art commercial indoor vertical farms that are certified for USDA Good Agricultural Practices, SQF Level 2 Good Manufacturing Practices, Non-GMO Project Verification, OU Kosher, and the industry-leading CEA Food Safety Seal that was developed to differentiate indoor clean growing practices from the traditional challenges in the field. AeroFarms leafy greens are completely pesticide free and are ready-to-eat without any need to wash, providing a major benefit to customers looking for safety and convenience.  

Find AeroFarms Microgreens Near You at Stores Like:

•  Whole Foods Market
•  The Fresh Market
•  Stop + Shop
•  Walmart
•  AmazonFresh
•  FreshDirect
•  Weee!
•  And more


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