9th August 2022
Corporate Vertical Farming

Global Point Begins Cultivation With Vera® Vertical Farm

Poland-based Global Point Company is now ready to start the cultivation of leafy greens and herbs with its Vera® vertical farm. At the end of 2021, Netled signed a deal to deliver one of its Vera® vertical farming systems to Global Point, a multi-brand group based in Poland. Construction, testing and commissioning of the Vera® […]

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Economy EMEA Finance

New UAE MoU To Support Agricultural SMEs

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) and Emirates Development Bank (EDB), the key financial engine of the UAE’s economic diversification and industrial transformation agenda, announced in a recent press release the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a scheme and offer financial solutions to state-of-the-art agricultural SMEs and start-ups […]

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Aquaponics Corporate Partnerships

Fusion Farms & i3 Acquisition Sign JV For US Expansion

The vertical Controlled Environment Aquaponics (CEAq) facility of Fusion Farms will be operated in Cumberland City, Tennessee providing nutritious leafy greens and vegetables. Fusion Farms announced in a recent press release the signing of a Letter of Intent with a leading family office, i3 Acquisitions, LLC. Beyond creating tools to help foster food sovereignty on […]

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Corporate EMEA Partnerships

Vertical Field Partners With Supermarket Chain Billa

Billa Plus, an Austrian supermarket chain that operates in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe has recently partnered with Vertical Field, an Israeli Ag-Tech designing modular indoor/ vertical farms. Originally established in 2006, the company designed integrated vertical platforms for the indoor and outdoor smart landscaping sector and quickly grew to international success. The supermarket chain […]

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Corporate Partnerships

Singh360 Partners With Crop One Holdings

The commissioning of the farm utilized Singh360’s unique cloud-based collaborative app. Singh360, a Minnesota-based provider of technologies and services to reduce energy consumption, announced in a recent press release, that they partnered with Crop One Holdings, an industry leader in technology-driven indoor vertical farming, in the opening of the world’s largest vertical farm, Emirates Crop One […]

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Corporate Funding Round

Spread Co. Ltd. Nets “Largest FoodTech Deal of Japan”

Spread Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kyoto, Japan; CEO: Shinji Inada, hereinafter “Spread”) has secured approx. $30 million (4 billion yen) in Series A round from multiple business companies and angel investors in what the company considers, the largest-ever single fundraising in the Japanese food tech ecosystem. Based in Kyoto, Japan, Spread accumulated unparalleled know-how of plant cultivation […]

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Partnerships

HSWT Partners with Intelligent Growth Solutions

On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, members of the HSWT met with representatives of the company Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) in the Salettl at the Hofgarten Weihenstephan to cooperate. As one of the world’s leading Agritech companies, IGS supplies cutting-edge technology in the field of vertical farming. The partnership sets strategically important groundwork in order to […]

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Corporate Funding Round Stock Market

AppHarvest Announces $50 Million in Funding For Somerset Farm

Loan guarantees replace $50 million credit facility and free up additional cash AppHarvest, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPH, APPHW), a sustainable food company announced in a press release today that it secured $50 million across two loans guaranteed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through Greater Commercial Lending (GCL), a subsidiary of Greater Nevada Credit […]

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Corporate Partnerships

Agrikol Partners With FlexTech To Provide LED Solutions

Flextech is a multi-national group of experts with more than ten years of combined experience in the semiconductor and horticultural lighting industries. Although the company was established and does its manufacturing in China, members of its team can be found in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Aiming to reduce OPEX & CAPEX, they work […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate Indoor Farming

Defra Reviews Automation in UK Horticulture

An independent review of the automation in the UK Horticulture sector has been published on the 27th of July 2022. The report has been co-chaired by Professor Simon Pearson, Director, Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology and Professor of Agri-Food Technology, University of Lincoln and, the Secretary of State for Defra.  Horticulture has long been dependent on […]

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