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Four Ever Green
"FourEverGreen works with existing producers and will continue to introduce new Hydroponic, Aquaponics, Aeroponics farms. This includes sustainable and environmentally friendly food produce, technology and operating facilities into Hong Kong, mainland China and other regions around the world.
food security, sustainability, OUR environment and the future of agriculture.
FourEverGreen also intends to introduce its own brand by the same name into supermarkets, hotels and health stores in Hong Kong, Southern China and elsewhere.
We off-take (wholesale) agreements whereby each food item is purchased at an agreed price for a period of time. All produce supplies only local markets thus ensuring a minimal carbon footprint – no air cargo or shipping.

We are also considering other farm facilities such as indoor, thus expanding the scope of growing produce to 12 months a year and providing a bigger variety."

HK-based startup (early 2018) for hydroponics. Their logistics are in Shenzhen and their farm in Guangzhou.

Agrachina  HongKong  shenzhen  Guangdong  Hydroponic  Aquaponics  sustainablecompany  Vegetables  China  Technology  ecological  Brand  farm  China_Investment 
march 2018 by eocas
Apex Farms Corp
Excerpts from pitch deck:
"Vertical Farming System [...] comprised of one reservoir, one water pump, and multiple rows of cylindrical pipes used to flow nutrient-rich water for growing plants.
Two options: 1. Setup Services, 2. Licensing: Available in one- and two-year periods, plus renewal options.
System price ~10,000US$ + 7,000US$ construction. Recurring maintenance fee for service & support ~200US$ per month."

Agrachina  Vertical_Farming  farming  Business_Model  Hydroponic  USA  Business_Advisory_relevant 
february 2018 by eocas
A fully automated Urban Farming concept which makes use of unused space. Based in Berlin / Germany. For B2B they design and build customised hydroponic growing systems for hotels, restaurants, offices and special events. HAG
Urban_Farming_Project  Innovation  sustainability  Germany  Fruit_and_Vegetable_Production  Hydroponic  import_agrachina  Agrachina 
december 2015 by eocas
An Organic Indoor Vertical Farm May Be Coming to a City Near You
Intro FarmedHere, a 90,000-square-foot space in Chicago, is the first organically-certified indoor vertical aquaponic farm in Illinois, it’s also the largest indoor farm in North America. At its Chicago farm, they sell their organic greens and herbs grown under LED lights to 200 customers (Whole Foods is one) all within a 200-mile radius of the farm. The company wants to open 18 indoor vertical farms in cities across the U.S. The short travel distance not only reduces carbon emissions, it also allows for super fresh and nutritious produce." The article doesn't shed light on how the fish will be handled by the robots (keyword: Amazon). Critics also find faulty in the low nutritious content of plants raised soil-free. Furthermore the grey energy for installations and LED lights should also be included in the total environmental foodprint. HAG
Vertical_Farming  LocaVore  technology  Greentech  Hydroponic  Aquaponics  seafood  import_agrachina  Agrachina 
december 2015 by eocas

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