The following list of brands are known or suspected of growing their produce in factory hydroponic operations. Cornucopia recommends avoiding these brands.


wdt_ID Brand Logo Grown in Nutrient-rich soil? Certifier Product(s) Location
1 Agroindustrias Tombell CCOF Tomatoes Mexico
2 Del Campo CCOF Eggplant, Peppers, Tomatoes Mexico
3 Driscolls CCOF Berries California
4 Plenty United EcoCert Basil, Chives, Lettuce, Mint, Spinach, Vegetables California
5 Wholesum Harvest QAI Squash, Peppers, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Tomatoes Arizona
6 Red Sun Farms (Agricola El Rosal) CCOF Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Transplants Mexico
7 AC1 Cueto/Culiacan/Ensenada CCOF/ICEA Peppers, Cucumbers, Squash, Tomatoes, Zucchini Mexico
8 Agreenhouse CCOF Peppers Mexico
9 Agricola Etsal Primus Labs Peppers Mexico
10 Agricola Gonzmonther CCOF Peppers, Squash, Tomatoes Mexico
Brand Certifier Product(s) Location

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