“Farmitank’s silo layout, geared up with plug-and-engage in technological innovation, permits modularity and adaptability. It can make it a very desirable turnkey products,” states Esther Verdú, Director of Agricultural Operations at Foodiverse, a Spanish agtech firm.
Farmitank is a entirely local weather-managed hydroponic farm that integrates innovative engineering and innovative style and design, with crops grown inside of an isothermal, modular, and cylindrical stainless metal tank that occupies 40 square meters and ranges from 6 to 18 meters tall.
The Farmitank layout contains the tank (i.e., the creating that will home the developing system) and all essential rising tools and other supplies. 1 of Farmitank’s well known features is its elevator method that acts as a doing work system from which growers can perform several tasks at each amount of the crop. At the time concluded, growers can then transfer the elevator up or down to obtain other levels.
“Farmitank can reach up to 40 escalating stages thanks to its greatest height of 18 meters. Also, its detachable and portable design and style will allow it to be put in wherever adjacent to output and processing plants, logistics facilities, or even vendors,” points out Esther.
To further resource performance, Farmitank integrates various forms of automation for seeding, transplanting, and pruning. The firm motto? “We provide the automation to the crop.”
Providing lettuces from pilot facility, wanting to commercialize programs.
Farmitank-grown products are at present marketed at 5 Spanish stores, with a product sales expansion of more than 100% from 2019 to 2020. The pilot facility produces eco-friendly and red oakleaf lettuces, salatrio, salanova, and trocadero lettuces.
The business is currently looking into scaling up its process and putting in comparable programs in new areas, especially those with serious climates and restricted methods.
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