Indoor food production has long-been cited as the ideal way to help feed an ever-growing population.
Currently, vertical farming is increasingly being seen as the way forward to produce higher volumes of better-quality crops all year round, bring food production closer to customers, and into urban areas.
For leafy produce growers, a move to vertical farming can massively reduce the reliance on conventional farming methods – which are affected by the weather – and ensure consistent, quality crops to keep customers happy.
The key, of course, is to ensure the vertical farming costs and business case stacks up. In recent years, this is why people have increasingly sought out the expertise of the team at CambridgeHOK.
In an in-depth article, they try to explain how and why they help – including detailed insights into:
- Vertical farming start-up costs
- Why indoor farming is taking off
- The realistic profits achievable
- Why the industry’s future is bright