Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Are high-quality hops the new strawberries of vertical farming?

“When growing hops hydroponically, it is difficult to be competitive on price. Today we are not competitive on price because we are not comparing the “fully loaded” price of outdoor hops… If you add the costs associated with the pesticides used, excessive fertilizers in underground water, heavy…

Iron Ox' fresh produce expanding across Southwest

Iron Ox announces that their fresh produce is now on store shelves in the Austin area and, by next week, will be available across the Southwest region. That means the fresh produce will soon not only be available for customers in Texas, but also near Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.  Starting today, Iron…

Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek collaborates with GreeenTech

UAE: Vertical farm launched in Dubai restaurant

Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek collaborates with GreeenTech to launch a vertical farm inside the hotel's seafood restaurant Fish Market, Dubai.   The new farm will be set up at the hotel's much-loved seafood restaurant Fish Market. The team at the outlet already prides itself on ensuring all products are fresh and…

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Israeli cooperative invests NIS 10 million in algae growing company

Granot Cooperative Association, a purchasing organization of the kibbutz movement in Israel, is making its first investment of NIS 10 million in BarAlgae, an algae cultivation company with advanced technology, including artificial intelligence, from Kibbutz Gan Shmuel. The company specializes, among…

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US: Scientists turn tomatoes into a rich source of vitamin D

Tomatoes get riper and tastier in the summer Sun. Two studies now show that with a little help from gene editing, Sun-ripened tomatoes can also stockpile a precursor molecule to vitamin D, a vital nutrient normally found mainly in animal products. “This could be a game changer” in nations where vitamin D…

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Singapore’s The Growhub inks 5-year partnership with FIPWA to build Southeast Asia’s food bowl

On Friday, the 20th of May, the Growhub announced that it inked a 5-year lease agreement with the Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia (FIPWA) to establish Western Australia’s first food innovation center, creating a corridor between the two countries for agri-innovation, research, and…


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NL: Arie Kamp becomes managing director of urban-gro Europe

urban-gro announced the hiring of Arie Kamp as Managing Director of its Netherlands-based European entity, urban-gro Europe B.V. Bradley Nattrass, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of urban-gro, commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Arie to our executive team. He brings extensive experience as a…

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