Getting produce in stores in hot climates requires global shipping, which has consequences for the environment and the freshness of the produce. Hydroponic farming can be a solution as we have seen several of these farms which provide the area with fresh food. One of them is Armela Farms, located in Dubai, UAE. They produce cherry tomatoes and several varieties of lettuce, like lollo rosso, lollo bionda, oakleaf and butterhead. Hydroponic growing allows them to harvest year-round products and after packing they are put on shelves the same day.