Village Farms International company info

What does Village Farms International do?
Village Farms International (NASDAQ:VFF) is a vertically integrated agricultural company that focuses on the production and distribution of greenhouse-grown vegetables like tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers across North America. In addition to its produce operations, Village Farms has ventured into the rapidly expanding cannabis sector, leveraging its extensive agricultural expertise to cultivate high-quality cannabis through its subsidiary, Pure Sunfarms. Aimed at meeting the growing demand in both the fresh produce market and the cannabis industry, Village Farms strives to innovate in sustainable greenhouse farming while expanding its presence in key markets to deliver value to consumers and shareholders alike.
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Company Snapshot

Is Village Farms International a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does Village Farms International employ?

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Employees
1,400

What sector is Village Farms International in?

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Sector
Consumer Staples

Where is the head office for Village Farms International?

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Head Office
Delta, Canada

What year was Village Farms International founded?

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Year Founded
1989
What does Village Farms International specialise in?
/Greenhouse Grower /Cannabis Production /Fresh Produce /Sustainable Farming /CBD Products /Clean Energy

What are the products and/or services of Village Farms International?

Overview of Village Farms International offerings
Greenhouse-grown tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers, offering a variety of fresh produce grown using sustainable methods to ensure quality and environmental responsibility.
Pure Sunfarms, a subsidiary focusing on high-quality, large-scale cultivation, processing, and marketing of cannabis in Canada, leveraging advanced greenhouse technology for efficient production.
Cannabis production in the United States through joint ventures and strategic partnerships, expanding into the growing U.S. market with innovative products and cultivation techniques.
Fresh energy, a project that involves utilizing waste heat and carbon dioxide from its greenhouses to generate clean energy and promote sustainability.
International produce trading, which sources and supplies fresh produce globally, ensuring year-round availability of high-quality fruits and vegetables to meet consumer demand.
Development and commercialization of proprietary plant varieties through advanced breeding and biotechnology, enhancing yield, quality, and disease resistance of its produce.

Who is in the executive team of Village Farms International?

Village Farms International leadership team
  • Mr. Michael A. DeGiglio
    Mr. Michael A. DeGiglio
    Founder, CEO, President & Director
  • Mr. Stephen C. Ruffini
    Mr. Stephen C. Ruffini
    CFO, Executive VP, Company Secretary & Director
  • Mr. Bret T. Wiley
    Mr. Bret T. Wiley
    Senior Vice President of Sales & Sales Operations - Village Farms Fresh
  • Ms. Ann Gillin Lefever
    Ms. Ann Gillin Lefever
    Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs
  • Mr. Lofton  Barnes
    Mr. Lofton Barnes
    Vice President Corporate Human Resources
  • Mr. Michael  Minerva
    Mr. Michael Minerva
    Senior Vice President of Grower Relations & Supply Development - Village Farms Fresh
  • Mr. Paul  Furfaro
    Mr. Paul Furfaro
    Senior Vice President of Strategy
  • Mr. Hamid  Shekarchi CPA
    Mr. Hamid Shekarchi CPA
    Chief Financial Officer of Pure Sunfarms