Foundation Farms today announced that they have issued a purchase order for the supply and installation of vertical farm equipment package for the Company's Red Deer location. ZipGrow Inc., will supply Foundation Farms with its hydroponic plant production system. Installation and commissioning will be completed at the beginning of the second quarter of 2021. In the meantime, the company is reviewing additional locations for its vertical farms.
When asked about the company's choice of suppliers for this first of many vertical farms, Ed Kroeker, CEO of Foundation Farms stated, "As a company we are committed to becoming known as the best owner operator in the vertical farming business sector. We have selected a basic grow technology that has commercially proven itself throughout all climatic and socio-economic zones. The addition of our proprietary E-ROOTS system will catapult us forward as technology leaders in an industry where success is measured by profitability, superior product quality, and local consumer supply security."
"The company name itself, Foundation Farms, reflects a corporate culture which recognizes that strong foundations are necessary to support large growth. I am pleased that the team continues this growth strategy in its selection of a technology supplier. By adding its own E-ROOTS package to the foundation, the company has already signaled its leadership agenda to the industry".
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