Mr. Yaqoob Al Balooshi, New Class Trade Dept. Manager, Union Coop, verified that the company is and generally has been eager to supply the ideal good quality fruits and greens to individuals at competitive costs.
Yaqoob unveiled that 100 tons of fruits and veggies are supplied to the grocery store everyday, which includes 60 tons of veggies and 40 tons of fruits, noting that the cooperative contracts with suppliers are proven within stringent circumstances and treatments.
20 varieties of herbs deal with 30% of intake
He additional referred to the general performance of its organic and natural Union Farms through 2022 producing 20 sorts of leafy greens, which handles 30% of the intake of cooperative branches.
Noting that operate is at the moment underway to analyze the possibility of generating veggies by a very similar project in any long term branches of the cooperative. In addition, this farming principle represents an academic part for visitors of the cooperative who belong to distinctive ages, especially university college students, and reveals them the suitable technique of hydroponic farming.
Accelerating sustainable farming
Yaqoob pointed out that Coop has been eager for a long time to help area products and solutions of all varieties and forms and to help Emirati farmers constantly by supplying exceptional facilities to Emirati farms to stimulate sustainable agriculture.
In addition to contributing to constructing sustainable foods safety, noting that the selection of farms that the cooperative discounts with in 2022 is 95, such as 42 local companies, 9 common farms, 28 natural and organic farms, and 16 hydroponic farms.
Yaqoob pointed out that the company is continuously performing with farmers in Emirati farms that agreement with to maintain generation for for a longer period intervals all through the calendar year. Therefore, enabling them to use new agricultural solutions such as aeroponic and aquaponic farming in addition to the at present available natural and hydroponic farming.
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