The production alliance between Valli Produce and River City Produce is closing, but the farms remain open for business, according to the producers.
Valli Farms has been producing locally-grown produce for more than 40 years.
In addition to its flagship brand, Valli’s produce has been featured in several high-profile television shows and documentaries.
The company is closing its doors on February 2, 2019.
The farms will be turned over to the River City Farms, a small farming operation in the Midwest, said Kevin O’Neill, Valla’s vice president of product development.
Valla Farms had already produced some of the region’s most coveted and sought-after produce in the form of produce for the food industry, including Valli Pots, Vallo Pots with Salt, and Valli Potatoes.
The Valla Farms will continue to produce for other markets.
River City Farms was founded in 2013 and has been in operation since 2011.
The farm produces products for local businesses, such as retail, restaurants, and bars.
O’Neil said the farms production partners will remain with River City until the end of 2019.
The Valli Farm website was also taken down this week.
The company said it is “actively considering” the closure of its operations.
The producers said they are looking to expand the River Cities market, and the RiverCity Farms website states the market is currently a “niche” for their product.