The social media reaction was both swift and expected last year when news broke that Oreo-maker Mondelez International acquired Enjoy Life Foods, the Chicago-based manufacturer of health-conscious foods free of common allergens.
Gotham Greens is hard to miss, given that it’s in a large, glowing greenhouse on top of a Whole Foods store in Brooklyn. The agriculture-tech startup produces climate-controlled produce for nearby restaurants and stores in New York and now Chicago.
Americans want to know more about what they're eating: Where does this food come from? Was it grown in an organic, sustainable way that I can feel good about? And was it handled safely before it reached my plate.