Oakes Farms

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Oakes Farms doubles acreage, increases hot peppers

Oakes Farms Inc., has doubled overall acreage, is expanding its specialty pepper program and has a new display-ready retail pack. Last season, the grower-shipper grew 900 acres of bell peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant and other vegetables. This year, it plans to harvest from 1,800 acres.   Click...

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Oakes Farms Expands Acreage, Cooling

IMMOKALEE, FL — With new acreage, Oakes Farms Inc., is expanding its presence in south Florida’s fall, winter and spring vegetable deals. The growing and shipping part of the south Florida retail and distributing operation is also enlarging its cooling capacities. After a long absence, the Naples-based...

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Oakes Farms buys Pacific Collier Fresh Packinghouse

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Oakes Farms Inc. is expanding packing operations by purchasing a longtime Immokalee packinghouse. On June 15, the grower-shipper of vegetables took possession of the dormant Pacific Collier Fresh Co., packing operation that closed in 2011. The building adds 70,000 square feet of capacity and...

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