Business: Indoor farming companies set sights on China

Indoor farming companies set sights on China

Safety is a selling point as indoor space creates a pesticide-free environment While indoor farming companies race to transform the future of food production, they have set their sights on China to capitalize on the country’s growing demand for food production and food safety.

While indoor farming companies race to transform the future of food production, they have set their sights on China to capitalize on the country’s growing demand for food production and food safety.

“Vertical farming is going to become important everywhere, and China does have these massive populations inside cities because people are leaving the countryside into the cities,” said Roger Royse, a lawyer and founder of AgTech Innovation Network in Silicon Valley.

In vertical farming facilities, plants, such as vegetables, flowers and herbs, are grown in stacked layers with a software-managed system regulating temperature, water, nutrients and LED lighting that replaces sunlight.

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