Article Date 20/01/2022

'There's a shift happening': McCain and food's old guard look to the future as climate change threatens crops

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Among the flurry of futuristic investments that Canadian French fry empire McCain Foods Ltd. has been making, probably the most interesting has been an indoor lettuce farm.
That company, GoodLeaf Farms, has turned heads in the industry by producing commercial quantities of salad greens year-round in a windowless warehouse in Guelph, Ont., without pricing itself out of competition with the outdoor varieties shipped up from California. GoodLeaf's method of controlled-environment agriculture could help Canada steel itself against impending climate catastrophes that could make that California lettuce less viable. But it can't grow potatoes.

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