Worldwide vertical farming market to increase rapidly

Emirates Airline aims high with vertical facility that provides farm fresh to cabin table

The global vertical farming market is projected to reach over £9.16 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 24.6% from 2019 to 2026, according to a report published by Allied market research. The demand for vertical farming is expected to increase rapidly during the forecast period, owing to rise in popularity of organic food. […]

Growing Underground teams with Reynolds, boosts branding

Controlled environment farming company Growing Underground has formed an alliance with wholesale produce supplier Reynolds to help further distribute its branded microgreens and salads to foodservice outlets in the UK. Growing Underground already has a presence in supermarkets Tesco, Whole Foods and Marks & Spencer as well as online retailer Farmdrop, but its new goal […]

Retail roundup: Commercial crop of vertically grown strawberries hits Tesco stores

Tesco is receiving the first commercial volumes of strawberries grown from a vertical farm via a production system that lessens both water usage and features a 90 per cent reduction in carbon footprint per kilo of fruit. The fruit is being delivered by Direct Produce Supplies Ltd (DPS), a Tesco supplier for 40 years that […]

Tesco opens entries for annual Agri T-Jam competition

Entries are now being accepted for one the food industry’s most innovative competitions, Tesco’s Agri T-Jam, which highlights the most creative and thoughtful solutions being developed across the UK and the world. Seed and early-stage agri-tech innovators must submit their entries on improving supply chain efficiency and sustainability by June 10 for the opportunity to […]