Wednesday, October 5, 2022

South Korea: How vertical farming can tap into foreign markets actually adding value

“We might be one of the largest vegetable producers in Korea currently, supplying the major retailers and food companies. Our B2B business model of supplying big food companies in Korea helps us to stay upfront,” says Yong Park, Global Business Operations at PlantTFarm and Chief Marketing Officer at…

How Ljusgårda is keeping its energy costs low

"Right now, we're getting a lot of questions about our electricity bill. As a company, we consume a lot of electricity, but in relation to the salad we produce, the amount of electricity per kilogram of the crop is still very low in comparison with the rest of the industry," the Ljusgårda team shared.  The…

Plantise terminates production in Holland

Plantise, a young plant producer for growing warm and cold vegetable and ornamental plants, has announced that will cease operations in the Netherlands. On Tuesday, October 4, 2022, all employees were informed of this by the management. Plantise is striving for a controlled phasing out of its business…

HAS University launches 4-day course on 'Managing a vertical farm'

HAS University has launched a course on 'Managing a vertical farm' which is an intensive course where students will be immersed in the world of indoor farming. The course…

30MHz helps Mexican growers with affordable technological solutions

“The horticulture sector in Mexico is developing at a rapid pace. There are more than two hundred Dutch suppliers sharing their expertise in this wonderful country – including…

VDL Groep and VBTI to cooperate on ‘smart, self-learning’ technology

Family-owned industrial company VDL Groep is taking an important step in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). By partnering with Eindhoven-based VBTI, VDL will deploy deep learning technology more intensively in processes, systems, and in the production. VDL Groep is taking a minority stake in the…


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