Both qualified engineers working in the oil, gas and service sector, Brindha and Sathya were eager to switch things up and start with a clean slate. This was to involve growing microgreens in their Westhill-based home.
And now, two years on, their produce can be seen in a line-up of local stores and is featured as part of dishes created by north-east restaurants, cafes and bistros.
With that said, there’s no doubt that their business, Vertical Shoots Urban Farms, will continue to grow.
Sathya: "We were always keen to do something different but never had the idea of starting a business. A few years ago while we were shopping in a supermarket, a question sprung into our mind asking, where does the food we eat come from? Since then, we started to look into the origin of every product we purchased and it amazed us how foods were produced in different countries and distributed around the world in such a massive scale."
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