On today’s podcast, we welcome special guests Craig Hurlbert, CEO of Local Bounti, and Ed Forst, Chairman of Leo Holdings. Local Bounti is a leader in controlled environment agriculture and is transforming the production and delivery of local, fresh and sustainably-grown leafy greens produce across the U.S. The company recently announced a merger with SPAC Leo Holdings III at a $760 million enterprise value.
On the podcast Craig and Ed discuss:
- The thesis behind the founding of Local Bounti
- Why Controlled Environment Agriculture is the future of farming
- A look at the company’s competitors, customers and unit economics
- What Leo Holdings found appealing about Local Bounti as a merger partner
- And more