Costa Farms acquires Battlefield Farms
Miami-based Costa Farms has acquired Battlefield Farms, a grower of over 700 varieties of annuals and perennials in Rapidan, Virginia. This strategic acquisition intends to enhance Costa Farms’ market share and significantly extend its geographical presence, expanding its overall influence and footprint in the horticultural industry.
“We are eager to welcome the Battlefield team into our Costa Farms family,” said Joche Smith, CEO of Costa Farms. “Battlefield’s reputation, knowledge and esteemed team complement our mission Team, Solutions, and Growth. We are thrilled to integrate the Battlefield team’s experience and legacy into our operations, ensuring we continue to lead the market with unparalleled offerings.”
40-year-old Battlefield Farms has a reputation of expertise in cultivating annuals and perennials, leveraging advanced growing techniques, and is committed to sustainable farming. The farm has 45 acres of greenhouse production and 20 acres of outdoor production.
“This is a proud moment for us at Battlefield,” said Bobby Van Hoven, owner. “We’ve always been committed to horticultural excellence, and we believe Costa Farms’ extensive reach and resources will enable more top-quality plants to reach even more homes and gardens. This is a win-win for the industry and, most importantly, for gardeners everywhere.”