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 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
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
Modern skyscraper in which crops are grown vertically.

Skyscrapers with vertical farms possible solution for world hunger

On its website, the World Economic Forum mentions the cultivation of crops in skyscrapers as a possible solution for the world food problem. As
GrowX vertical farm in Amsterdam

First high-tech vertical farm officially opened in Amsterdam

GrowX officially opened the first ‘high-tech vertical farm’ in Amsterdam on 1 November. The company grows various types of vegetables in a ‘food flat’
Certhon Innovation Centre

Certhon builds eight growth cells in new research facility

Certhon is building its own research facility next to its office in Poeldijk: the Certhon Innovation Centre. The Dutch greenhouse designer and builder has
Interest in vertical farming (VF) is growing worldwide but the standard greenhouse still has plenty of room for development, according to Jasper den Besten.

‘We can still learn a lot from vertical farming systems’

On 14 October, Jasper den Besten, Lecturer in New Cultivation Systems at HAS University of Applied Sciences, gave a presentation on triggers in horticultural
Slateelt onder LED in vertical farm

Staay Food Group to grow lettuce for the convenience segment

During the 'Vertical Farming, in or out?’ meeting on 14 October 2016, Rien Panneman of Staay Food Group announced that the company would be
On 14 October 2016, InnovationQuarter organised a meeting at Koppert Biological Systems with the theme ‘Vertical Farming, in or out?’.

Vertical farming is definitely the future, the only question is where and when

On 14 October 2016, InnovationQuarter organised a meeting at Koppert Biological Systems with the theme ‘Vertical Farming, in or out?’. More than 90 representatives
IT company SERCOM automated the first companies using multi-layer cultivation five years ago, well before the term Vertical Farming became a hype.

‘SERCOM automated Vertical Farming long before the hype’

IT company SERCOM from Lisse automated the first companies using multi-layer cultivation five years ago, well before the term Vertical Farming became a hype.
With the mobile climate chamber MyGrowthRoom by Nijssen cultivators and researchers can efficiently optimise growth recipes and test new LED solutions.

Nijssen presents energy saving, mobile climate chamber

Nijssen will present the mobile climate chamber MyGrowthRoom at the GreenTech. With MyGrowthRoom cultivators and researchers will be able to efficiently optimise growth recipes
Growing vegetables in an urban environment

Growing vegetables in an urban environment

Apart from Vertical Farming, there are numerous hybrid cultivation initiatives taking place in and on buildings, also known as Urban Farming and Rooftop Farming.
Electronics manufacturers in Japan launched a number of Vertical Farming projects with the aim of producing good LEDs and electronics for control equipment.

Electronics manufacturers express growing interest in commercial farming

Electronics manufacturers in Japan launched a number of Vertical Farming projects starting in 2008, initially with the aim of producing good LEDs and electronics
The cultivation of crops in the city, or Urban Farming, is beginning to arouse increasing interest worldwide.

Vertical Farming is growing worldwide, especially outside the Netherlands

The cultivation of crops in the city, or Urban Farming, is beginning to arouse increasing interest worldwide. This often involves Vertical Farming, in which
This is the fourth time that trial station Proeftuin Zwaagdijk successfully concluded a trial investigating the hydroponic culture of chrysanthemums.

Hydroponically grown chrysanthemum trial successful for fourth time in a row

This is the fourth time in a row that trial station Proeftuin Zwaagdijk successfully concluded a trial investigating the hydroponic culture of chrysanthemums. No