Lithuania: Leafood farm opening

Valentinas welcomed all invitees 
Valentinas welcomed all invitees 
Jesper Hansen with YesHealth Group, the supplier of the farm soft- and hardware
Jesper Hansen with YesHealth Group, the supplier of the farm soft- and hardware
In the upcoming month, YesHealth will be guiding the Leafood team through every farming process, training them to run the farm
In the upcoming month, YesHealth will be guiding the Leafood team through every farming process, training them to run the farm
Once the farm is up and running fully in the autumn of 2023, they'll be able to produce 1 ton of leafy greens per day
Once the farm is up and running fully in the autumn of 2023, they'll be able to produce 1 ton of leafy greens per day
Valentinas talked everyone through the farming processes
Valentinas talked everyone through the farming processes
Aidas Puklevicius with Fabula Rud Pederson Group entertained all guests
Aidas Puklevicius with Fabula Rud Pederson Group entertained all guests
Matas Maldeikis, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament
Matas Maldeikis, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament
Co-founder Nerijus Baliunas seen smiling
Co-founder Nerijus Baliunas seen smiling
The total footprint of the farm is 4000m2
The total footprint of the farm is 4000m2
Matas Maldeikis, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament
Matas Maldeikis, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament
Leafood will be supplying leafy greens and herbs to IKI, a Lithuanian retail chain
Leafood will be supplying leafy greens and herbs to IKI, a Lithuanian retail chain
Most of the processes are automated in the farm
Most of the processes are automated in the farm
In the future, they would love to explore strawberry cultivation in vertical farms
In the future, they would love to explore strawberry cultivation in vertical farms
Ieva Valeskaite, Lithuania's Vice Minister of Economy and Innovation
Ieva Valeskaite, Lithuania's Vice Minister of Economy and Innovation
Nijole Kvietkauskaite, CEO of supermarket chain IKI and partner of Leafood
Nijole Kvietkauskaite, CEO of supermarket chain IKI and partner of Leafood
Niels Peter Pretzmann, the Main investor in Leafood and founder of Farmer Circle
Niels Peter Pretzmann, the Main investor in Leafood and founder of Farmer Circle
Eric Huang, Representative of the Taiwanese Office
Eric Huang, Representative of the Taiwanese Office
Jesper Hansen with YesHealth explaining what the company has done for Leafood and their future collaboration
Jesper Hansen with YesHealth explaining what the company has done for Leafood and their future collaboration
The official ribbon cutting
The official ribbon cutting
And, ready for production!
And, ready for production!
Group photo of everyone involved in the project
Group photo of everyone involved in the project
Niels and Nerijus having a chat
Niels and Nerijus having a chat
Valentinas kicked off the tour by taking invitees around the farm
Valentinas kicked off the tour by taking invitees around the farm
Starting with the seeding room
Starting with the seeding room
The seeding room, including a machine that makes YesHealth's gelponics on-site
The seeding room, including a machine that makes YesHealth's gelponics on-site
Vacuum seeding line
Vacuum seeding line
Automated seeding
Automated seeding
Gelponics seen with fresh seed
Gelponics seen with fresh seed
Ready for germination
Ready for germination
The gelponics
The gelponics
Automated harvester
Automated harvester
Harvesting area
Harvesting area
Packing area
Packing area
Ready to eat!
Ready to eat!
Local tv came in for some shots too
Local tv came in for some shots too
Hydroponics are used to feed the plants
Hydroponics are used to feed the plants
Stella demonstrating us the gelponics
Stella demonstrating us the gelponics
Gelponics close-up
Gelponics close-up
Another group photo with investors and partners
Another group photo with investors and partners
The YesHealth team
The YesHealth team
Lettuce on the left and basil on the right
Lettuce on the left and basil on the right
A cheeky marketing campaign: Don't hide behind leaves. Eat them!
A cheeky marketing campaign: Don't hide behind leaves. Eat them!
Goodie bags filled with salad! 
Goodie bags filled with salad! 
Spinach packaging for retail
Spinach packaging for retail

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