9th August 2022
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Vertical Harvest Farms Appoints Michael Chin as Chief of Farm Operations

The new position at Vertical Harvest Farms is dedicated to integrating best practices in farm operations with technology and sustainable, eco-driven innovations for indoor farming. JACKSON, Wyo., June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vertical Harvest, architects and operators of the first vertical hydroponic greenhouse in North America, announced Michael Chin as their Chief of Farm Operations. […]

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NASA Podcast: How to Grow Plants in Space

The advent of space exploration pushes organizations such as NASA to search for ways to produce food in space. In this episode from NASA’s podcast, Curious Universe, discover Kennedy Space Center’s lush Plant Processing Area with Ray Wheeler, Ralph Fritsche, and Gioia Massa, scientists studying how to grow food in space.  Want to discover […]

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Nutrifresh Raises USD 5 Million in pre-seed round

Nutrifresh Farm Tech India Pvt. Ltd has raised $5 million in a pre-seed funding round led by Theodore Cleary (Archer Investments), Sandiip Bhammer (Green Frontier Capital), Sky Kurtz (Pure Harvest AE), and Mathew Cyriac (Florintree Advisors and ex-Blackstone India), among other investors. The startup plans to deploy the fresh capital to scale up operations, implement […]

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Soli Organic Lands New Basil Line In Stores

Today, Soli Organic Inc.’s brand-new line of USDA certified organic ‘Indolce’ basil is landing on produce aisle shelves in over 2,000 select stores across more than 15 Mid-Atlantic distribution centers with leading grocery partners including Ahold Giant Stores, Lidl, Walmart, Publix, Whole Foods, Tops Markets, Lowes Foods, Southeastern Grocers/Winn Dixie, Mom’s Organic, Target, and Giant Eagle. […]

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In A Bid To Accelerate The Commercialisation Of Fruits & Vine Crops, Bowery Farming Acquires Traptic

Traptic’s 3D vision, robotic arms and artificial intelligence (AI) combined with Bowery’s world-class technology deployed in its farms will be used to harvest ripe strawberries. Traptic technology has applications for a wide variety of indoor farmed produce, from other fruiting and vine crops to leafy greens. Bowery Farming, the largest vertical farming company in the […]

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Pick n Pay Becomes First SA Retailer To Launch In-Store Vertical Farms

Pick n Pay becomes first SA retailer to launch in-store vertical farms PICK n Pay has become the first South African retailer to launch in-store “vertical farms” to show customers a sustainable and locally-grown modern farming solution. The vertical farms will grow various lettuce leaves and herbs from seeds, right in Pick n Pay’s fruit […]

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