29th September 2022
Corporate Emerging Markets Funding Round

26 Seasons To Expand With NZD 5.5 Million Funding

Since 2017, 26 Seasons vows to redefine the way fresh produce is grown, challenge the status quo of the agri-industry, and distribute its produce throughout New Zealand & Beyond. Currently, they produce a variety of micro-greens and strawberries in their 3 facilities in New Zealand. Co-founded by Matthew Keltie, an agronomist with 20 years of […]

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Corporate Emerging Markets Shipping Container Farm

Pinduoduo Launches a Vertical Farming Challenge

For its 3rd Smart Agriculture Competition (a contest encouraging data scientists and agricultural researchers to develop productivity-boosting agricultural-boosting technology), Pinduoduo launched a vertical farming challenge. Participants will have to produce lettuce in shipping containers, using technology including LED lighting, crop modeling, and algorithms to control input variables. They will take on the challenge of producing crops […]

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Corporate Emerging Markets Hydroponics Leafy Greens

Sunway XFarms To Build One Million sqft Smart Farms in Malaysia

Created during the pandemic, the company was founded by Sunway Property and Education Group. It has since produced food for more than 1,800 families wither over 15,000 kg of leafy greens grown and harvested in Sunway’s smart sustainable city in Kuala Lumpur. Their newest farm, expected to have a surface area of 37,000 sqft, is estimated […]

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Corporate Deals Emerging Markets

New Vertical Farm Module Sales in Australia and New Zealand

ZA Group, Inc. (OTC: ZAAG)  recently announced that its subsidiary, E-Roots Manufacturing Inc, received a purchase order for USD 400,000 for the supply of the first two vertical farming modules to the company’s Australia and New Zealand partnership group—Eden Growers Pty Ltd. Michael Lee, their main spokesperson, commented, “These first two vertical farm modules are going to be strategically located […]

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Economy EMEA Emerging Markets Horticulture

NZ-EU Agreement On Horticulture Exports Receives Mixed Reviews

The announcement of a free trade agreement between New Zealand (NZ) and the European Union (EU) is warmly welcomed across the NZ horticulture exporting landscape as shared by a recent press release. The horticulture industry in New Zealand and other countries has faced challenges due to the various lockdowns, global supply chain disruptions, and energy […]

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Emerging Markets Funding Round Vertical Farming

Australian Vertical Farm Raises A$56m For Expansion

Stacked Farm, an Australian vertical farming group raised A$56m to fund the facility’s construction and diversify their crop portfolio Stacked Farm, an Australian automated vertical farm, has successfully raised A$56m to further the expansion of the business throughout Australia. The funding round was led by SeventyTwo Capital with participating investors including US-based Magnetar Capital and […]

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