Thursday, January 26, 2023

Vertical farming is proving itself technically, but the economics need to catch up

"Over the last five years, the operations of vertical farms have matured, and the technology has advanced to a point where the unit economics begin to make sense. AmplifiedAg aims to support the industry's evolution through this as a facilitator of infrastructure," says Don Taylor, CEO of AmplifiedAg.…

NL: Future Crops goes bankrupt

On January 24, bankruptcy was declared on Future Crops Cooperative U.A. The Israeli-Dutch vertical farming company is located at the ABC Westland industrial park in Poeldijk. It can be noted that the vertical farming sector is struggling. Several vertical farming companies have announced in the past year that they were either…

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Philippines: Two universities eye vertical farms 'to solve onion scarcity'

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and two universities — Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) and Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology (NEUST) — have forged a research partnership to boost the onion supply in the country. The rains in recent weeks have affected onion farmers, so…

Koppert acquires Scandinavian company Lindesro

Koppert has acquired the Scandinavian company Lindesro. Lindesro has been Koppert's Scandinavian distributor since 2007. The deal was signed at Koppert headquarters in the Netherlands recently. "The acquisition of Lindesro will bring us closer to the Scandinavian market. Soon we will be able to further…

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CAN (AB): Solar-powered greenhouse project introduced

Bunzl Canada is proud to announce its sponsorship of a community-scale, solar-powered greenhouse at the Alberta Avenue Community League (AACL) in Edmonton.  "We are very excited to partner with Exceed Solar and the AACL on this innovative project," said Margo Hunnisett, Bunzl Canada's Vice President of Marketing…

Fresh produce chain hit by Lakeside Produce’s bankruptcy

The bankruptcy of Lakeside Produce will affect the complete North American fresh produce industry, as many of the 300 creditors are from the fresh produce chain. The company…


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