Sunway XFarms, a Malaysia agritech company, will launch a vertical farm in Kuala Lumpur's city center in the third quarter of 2022.
The urban farm will occupy three floors spanning 37,000 square feet in the 33-story Sunway Tower. The farm is expected to produce at least 13,000 kilograms of fresh, healthy, and pesticide-free vegetables per month.
The new Sunway XFarms hub at Sunway Tower, located at the intersection between Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang in Kuala Lumpur, will allow the urban population of Kuala Lumpur to enjoy fresh produce with maximum nutritional benefits grown in the heart of the city and delivered to restaurants and consumers within three hours of harvest.
"With Sunway XFarms' launched in Sunway Tower, we hope to accelerate our commitment towards scaling sustainable food production which is close to consumers. Sunway XFarms will be able to contribute towards Malaysia's food security, one seed at a time," said Sunway XFarms Chief Operating Officer Eleanor Choong.
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