Chye sim, mint, basil: Singapore vegetable farm wants more consumers for its greens

Hidden among the concrete facades of factories in the Woodlands East Industrial Estate is a tranquil rooftop space flourishing with homegrown chye sim, mint, and basil.  

The rooftop farm is owned by ComCrop, one of Singapore's companies in urban farming, and it is on track to ramp up its production tenfold. This follows a grant from the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) as part of efforts to meet the country's food security goals.  

ComCrop has made strides in increasing its yield with the use of technology, moving steadily towards its target to produce more than 20 tonnes of greens in a month, compared to the same amount in a year with their previous set-up. 

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