(iGrow, 26 June 2017)
Climate change, the global lack of arable land and the fact that more and more people are living in cities are a real challenge for the daily supply of fresh and healthy food for retail companies.Read more
(www.hortidaily.com, 26 June 2017)
Urban Crop Solutions (UCS), a total solution provider in indoor vertical farming, has teamed up with Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn and fruit and vegetable supplier Bakker Barendrecht.
(www.agf.nl, 21 June 2017)
Deze week staat er een Farm Flex container voor het hoofdkantoor van Albert Heijn. “Hier kunnen onze medewerkers een kijkje nemen hoe verticale teelt in de praktijk uitziet. Wij zijn samen met onze telers altijd op zoek naar nieuwe teeltmethoden die beter zijn voor het milieu of voor onze klant betere kwaliteit leveren”, verklaart woordvoerder Stefan Jordan van AH.
(BBC Future, 6 April 2017)
In an old carpet factory on the outskirts of the Belgian city of Kortrijk, an agricultural upheaval is being plotted: growing crops indoors, not out on a farm, stacked layer after layer under candy-coloured lights in an area the size of a studio flat.Read more
(Urban AgNews, 19 March 2017)
(VMT Food.be, 15 March 2017)
(Agritecture, 10 March 2017)
(iGrow, 9 March 2017)
(Made in West-Vlaanderen, 9 March 2017)
Het Belgische landbouwtechnologiebedrijf Urban Crops heeft zijn bedrijfsnaam veranderd naar Urban Crop Solutions (UCS). Deze nieuwe naam benadrukt beter de kernactiviteiten van het bedrijf, namelijk het ontwikkelen van totaaloplossingen voor verticale landbouw overal in de wereld.Read more
(E&T Magazine, 14 December 2016)
(AgFunder, 13 December 2016)
(Honey Colony, November 20th 2016)
Can this modern cultivation practice of growing plants in a closed environment meet our food demands in a more sustainable way?
For those of you unaware of the quiet revolution going on in agriculture, vertical farming is shaping the future of food.
(De Tijd, November 18th 2016)
(AGF.nl, November 18th 2016)
(Hortidaily.com, November 17th 2016)
(iGrow, American Association of Vertical Farming, November 16th 2016)
On Monday the governor of the Belgian province West Flanders, Carl Decaluwé, visited the headquarters of the agtech company Urban Crops in Beveren-Leie (Waregem). Urban Crops combines the farming knowledge on cultivation of the region that is situated in the heart of the Western European vegetable industry with the technical knowledge of some of the global leading machine building companies of this region to develop innovative agricultural plant growth solutions for its international portfolio of customers.
(Greenhouse Grower, November 3rd 2016)
(Growing Produce, November 1st 2016)
(Urban Ag News, October 19th 2016)
The Belgian AgTech company, Urban Crops, has recently established operations in the United States! The company chose to open an office in Miami which will be responsible for the whole of North and South America. This opening is the next logical step in the global ambition of the company. Urban Crops is a total solution provider in the closed environment, vertical farming industry and is currently expanding its business globally through its own offices as well as a network of sales agents. Pieter De Smedt is leading the US operations for Urban Crops.
(Avvenire.it, October 19th 2016)
Tra poco più di trent’anni, secondo la Fao, ci saranno oltre 9 miliardi e mezzo di persone da sfamare e per evitare che ce ne siano ancora che non abbiano cibo a sufficienza la produzione alimentare dovrà aumentare del 70 per cento rispetto ad oggi. E questo nonostante una prevista riduzione della disponibilità di terre agricole, una sempre minor disponibilità di acqua dolce e le possibili variazioni climatiche che potrebbero avere un ruolo nel diminuire la produttività dei suoli in alcune aree del pianeta.
(Dispatch Weekly, October 12th 2016)
(AgFunderNews.com, October 12th 2016)
(VMTfood.be, October 10th 2016)
(Futurism.com, October 10th 2016)
(The Straits Times, October 9th 2016)
(Bangkok Post, October 9th 2016)
(Gulf News, October 9th 2016)
(stefaanvandist.eu, September 13th 2016)
(Vansichen, September 2nd 2016)
(Storecheck, August 26th 2016)
(Het Nieuwsblad, August 7th 2016)
(HorticultureWeek, August 5th 2016)
(AGF, May 18th 2016)
(Made in West-Vlaanderen, May 16th 2016)
(Dolce World, March 2016)
(De Tijd, November 28th 2015)