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NatureSweet Establishes Bonita, Arizona, Greenhouse Operations

NatureSweet, a vertically integrated agricultural company, established greenhouse operations in Bonita, Arizona. The more than $5 million project is expected to create 250 jobs in Graham County over the next three years.

The new facility, located on more than 44 acres, will grow D’Vines cherry tomatoes to then expand to other conventional and organic products.

“Choosing Arizona to plant our seeds is more than just a strategic decision, it’s a commitment to innovation, collaboration, and the incredible opportunities that the state offers,” said Rodolfo Spielmann, President & CEO of NatureSweet. “We look forward to contributing to the area’s dynamic landscape and growing a successful future together. We are just starting.”

“Arizona is proud to celebrate NatureSweet’s new production facility in Graham County,” noted Governor Katie Hobbs. “With this investment, NatureSweet will create hundreds of quality jobs in rural Arizona and strengthen Arizona’s important agriculture industry.”

“Today’s ribbon cutting represents a significant win for rural Arizona and Graham County,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA). “We are grateful to have an innovative industry leader like NatureSweet in Arizona, creating quality jobs while driving further economic growth in our rural communities.”

NatureSweet is the largest Controlled Environment Agricultural company in the world to be B Corp, Fair Trade, and EFI Certified. The company currently operates facilities in Mexico and Arizona.

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