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  • Autonomous Greenhouse
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  • Supply Chain
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‘Responding to consumer requirements in order to make optimal use of vertical farming opportunities’

Vertical farming projects are now sprouting up all over the world. Signify and BASF’s Vegetable Seeds Business are actively involved with these types of projects. They have emphasised the importance of specifically focussing as much of a vertical farming project on the consumer’s needs and requirements as possible. Both parties are looking into how they can strengthen and support each other here.

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Fulco Wijdooge

‘Big market for mid-tech in China’

The covered cultivation of vegetables, fruits and flowers is in great swing all over China. “This varies from very large-scale high-tech greenhouses to small-scale companies, which are developing strongly technically. High-quality Venlo greenhouses are emerging, but the acreage of tunnel greenhouses for the cultivation of soft fruit, for example, is still growing rapidly,” says Fulco Wijdooge.

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Sander van Golberdinge

‘Water scarcity is by far the biggest challenge’

Substrate supplier Grodan from Roermond has this year become a partner of the Dutch Greenhouse Delta (DGD). “We can see many opportunities in the Gulf region and the Dutch Greenhouse Delta is helping us to jointly capitalise on them as horticultural suppliers. With the assistance of this unique network, we can offer many product solutions, services and knowledge for safe and sustainable food solutions worldwide”, says Sander van Golberdinge, Manager Public Affairs of Grodan.

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Edwin & Damion

‘Lots of interest in innovative horticultural technology in the Gulf region and beyond’

Damion Schwarzkachel and Edwin Vanlaerhoven from Certhon feel the possibilities for making the population eat healthier and turning the world into just that little bit more of a beautiful place with the help of modern greenhouse horticulture are literally endless. Also in markets outside of the current growth regions, like the Gulf region and South East Asia.

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