‘We aim to grow the best basil in Europe’

‘We aim to grow the best basil in Europe’

Christ en Jacqueline Monden of De Kruidenaer in Etten-Leur had hybrid lighting installed in their new high-tech greenhouse, in which they grow basil, just
Solar energy project at Sundrop Farms among Clean Energy Award finalists

Solar energy project at Sundrop Farms among Clean Energy Award finalists

The large solar project that provides Sundrop Farms Australia with energy and fresh water is nominated for the Clean Energy Council’s 2018 Innovation Award.
Emirates Flight Catering invests 40 million dollar to build the world’s largest vertical farming facility.

Caterer builds world’s largest vertical farming facility

Emirates Flight Catering invests 40 million dollar to build the world’s largest vertical farming facility. In this facility, located near Dubai International Airport, the
The Sweeper consortium was invited to hold the first live demonstration of its new sweet pepper harvesting robot at the De Tuindershoek greenhouse horticulture firm in IJsselmuiden. The so-called ‘Sweeper robot’ is the world’s first harvesting robot for sweet peppers to be demonstrated in a commercial greenhouse.

First demonstration of new sweet pepper harvesting robot in the greenhouse

The Sweeper consortium was invited to hold the first live demonstration of its new sweet pepper harvesting robot at the De Tuindershoek greenhouse horticulture
The use of Direct Current in greenhouse horticulture appears to be a very promising alternative. A pilot in the greenhouse horticulture sector demonstrated a positive business case for the use of Direct Current (DC) for greater durability of components, as well as cost and material savings.

Direct Current highly promising alternative in horticulture

The use of Direct Current in greenhouse horticulture appears to be a very promising alternative. A pilot in the greenhouse horticulture sector demonstrated a
Rob Schoones, team leader of the Priva Academy: "The Priva Academy is a learning environment developed for the Priva organisation worldwide. At present, we are also using this environment to train our partners in the fields of Vertical Farming/Indoor Growing as well as Building Automation and Horticulture."

Presenting the proud winners of the GreenTech Innovation Awards (2)

Four companies were the recipients of a GreenTech Innovation Award, conferred last Tuesday after the opening of the trade fair in the RAI Amsterdam
Sales Engineer Richard Groenewegen from Visser Horti Systems

Presenting the proud winners of the GreenTech Innovation Awards (1)

Four companies were the recipients of a GreenTech Innovation Award, conferred last Tuesday after the opening of the trade fair in the RAI Amsterdam
The rising popularity of vertical farming was clearly demonstrated at the GreenTech trade fair, held this year from 12 to 14 July in the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre. GreenTech Amsterdam organised the GreenTech Amsterdam Vertical Farming Pavilion for the second time in a row, in collaboration with the Association for Vertical Farming.

Vertical farming goes to horticulture without horticulturist via data and AI

The rising popularity of vertical farming was clearly demonstrated at the GreenTech trade fair, held this year from 12 to 14 July in the
HVC is currently installing a capture installation for Bio-CO2 in Alkmaar as a demo trial for the bio-energy power plant. The Bio-CO2 will be tested later this year by greenhouse growers in the far north of the province of Noord-Holland.

HVC energy supplier launches trial for capturing Bio-CO2

HVC is currently installing a capture installation for Bio-CO2 in Alkmaar as a demo trial for the bio-energy power plant. The Bio-CO2 will be
HortiNext subscriptions

HortiNext and the GDPR

After all the emails you have received about the GDPR in the past few weeks, we would like to share our response to these
GreenTech RAi Amsterdam

Nominees GreenTech Innovation Awards announced

A jury chaired by Jan Willem Breukink, former CEO of the Incotec Group, selected 22 nominees for the GreenTech Innovation Awards from all trade
Greenhouse of the future

Glazing on the prototype of the ‘Greenhouse of the Future’ generates...

Maurice Kassenbouw is building a prototype for the ‘Greenhouse of the Future’ at the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. The most remarkable aspect of this
Certhon Innovation Centre for daylight-less cultivation

First ‘daylight-less’ crops are being grown at the Certhon Innovation Centre

Certhon, a designer and builder of greenhouses, started growing the first crops in its very own Innovation Centre several weeks ago. The company aims
Fertliser from waste flows for tomatoes

Flemish scientists produce fertiliser from waste flows

Bio-engineers from the universities of Antwerp and Ghent have developed a new type of fertiliser based on bacteria derived from food industry waste flows.
Basewell rooting technology by Dümmen Orange

Dümmen Orange introduces new rooting technology

Breeder Dümmen Orange is presenting Basewell™, a new rooting technology for ornamental plants. This state-of-the-art rooting technology will simplify the process of bringing ornamental
CropObserver

CropObserver offers growers more insight into a plant’s growth process

Growers are, of course, keen to ensure that their crops grow as optimally and quickly as possible. An efficient – or more efficient –
Greenhouse for algae cultivation

Eparella opens one of world’s biggest algae greenhouses in Austria

Greenhouse builder Debets Schalke has a built one of the largest greenhouse for the cultivation of algae in the world in Austria. The greenhouse
Tomatoes fresh

Special packaging material keeps tomatoes fresh for 30 days

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Hyderabad have succeeded in keeping tomatoes fresh for 30 days using special food packaging material.
Meiny Prins. CEO Priva at World Horti Center

Horticulture in 2050: lots more technology, but fewer entrepreneurs

If we were to make an analysis of the horticulture industry thirty years from now, we would see that horticulture businesses have morphed into
World Horti Center opening

Great interest in the opening of the World Horti Center

The World Horti Center, the global centre for research and innovation for the greenhouse horticulture industry in Naaldwijk, was officially opened on 7 March
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