US giant Walmart takes stake in vertical farming start-up Plenty

Walmart Plenty vertical farm

US retail giant Walmart has invested in vertical farming firm Plenty with plans to stock the start-up’s leafy green vegetables in all of its Californian stores.

While Walmart did not disclose how much it had invested in the San Francisco-based company, it said that one of its executives would join Plenty’s board of directors and would stock produce grown at its Los Angeles farm in 250 of its stores throughout California.

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