Irvine, May 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terra Tech Corp (OTCBB: TRTC), a leader in sustainable hydroponic produce cultivation, today announced revenue guidance of $800,000 for the second quarter 2013.
Sales through Edible Garden and its line of locally grown hydroponic produce, which is distributed throughout the Northeast, have been strong for Terra Tech since the close of the merger in April. To date the company has recognized sales of approximately $200,000 in the second quarter, which is an increase of 300% compared to Q2 2012.
"Management is pleased to announce its anticipated strong revenue growth for the company's second quarter 2013," stated Derek Peterson, CEO of Terra Tech. "We expect Q2 2013 to be a record quarter for Terra Tech primarily due to the successful integration of Edible Garden. We believe that we are well positioned throughout the Northeast and forecast our revenue growth will come from our line of Living Produce. The company is dedicated to its strategy of securing new contracts, entering new markets through partnerships, and improving shareholder value.
Edible Garden's living produce is hydroponically cultivated and delivered to stores with its root system intact. The produce is never cut or truly harvested resulting in a live product that continues to grow ensuring consumers the freshest and most nutritious produce available. Their products are available in approximately 400 retailers throughout New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania. You can read more about the benefits of living herbs by clicking here…
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About Terra Tech
Through its wholly-owned subsidiary GrowOp Technology, Terra Tech Corp. specializes in controlled environment agricultural technologies. The company integrates best-of-breed hydroponic equipment with proprietary software and hardware to provide sustainable solutions for indoor agriculture enterprises and home practitioners. We work closely with expert horticulturists, engineers, and plant scientists to develop and manufacture advanced proprietary products for the fast-growing urban agricultural industry as well as individual hobbyists. Large companies, small urban farmers, home enthusiasts, and traditional greenhouse growers utilize our products. Our complete product line is available at specialty retailers throughout the United States, and via our website. Terra Tech Corp. was incorporated in July 2008 in the State of Nevada; its subsidiary GrowOp Technology was founded March 2010, in Oakland, California.
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