We are a vertically-integrated company with deep roots in our local communities. Our vertical integration has allowed us to avoid transaction cost and inefficiencies, reduce cycle time, increase flexibility, foster faster learning, and enable innovation in our processes.
Transportation and Logistics
Our facilities are built inside major growing areas with a surrounding circular ring of satellite buying stations, which:
- Eases individual farmer burden for leaf delivery and consolidates loads
- Reduces kilometers traveled to transport harvested leaf
- Reduces emissions from truck delivery over long distances
As a result, our current infrastructure model enables an estimated 80% reduction in crop transportation travel.