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Food Autonomy Lighting Celebrates Its Third Nomination This Year

Food Autonomy Lighting Celebrates Its Third Nomination This Year

In August 2023 during the biggest Finnish horticultural fair at Lepaa, our latest development, CultiMesh, has received a nomination for being a top novelty by the event organizers. This is the third time this year Food Autonomy has been nominated for an industry award.

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The Largest Finnish Tomato Grower Returned to Place a Second Order With Us!

The Largest Finnish Tomato Grower Returned to Place a Second Order With Us!

We are thrilled to share the success story of our recent project, in which we installed up to 8 000 pieces of multi-channel Flexi-Grow toplights with wireless dimming at Sven Sigg Ab! 

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Germany’s Vitarom Bets on Food Autonomy's  Dimmable  Lights to Increase Efficiency

Germany’s Vitarom Bets on Food Autonomy's Dimmable Lights to Increase Efficiency

Vitarom Neurath GbR, one of Germany’s leading tomato and pepper producers, is battling the same challenges as greenhouse and vertical farm operators everywhere else in Europe: skyrocketing energy prices. Established 10 years ago, when the four shareholders of the company teamed up, one of Vitarom’s key ambitions is to supply fresh, local produce to German customers year around. In order to ensure continuous supply and keep their energy costs under control, Vitarom opted to install energy-efficient LED lamps designed and manufactured by Food Autonomy.

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Dutch Tomato Giant Lans Group Reduces Energy Costs by Installing LEDFan Toplights on 27 Hectares

Dutch Tomato Giant Lans Group Reduces Energy Costs by Installing LEDFan Toplights on 27 Hectares

The energy crisis engulfing Europe is prompting businesses to revamp their business models in order to lower energy utilization and costs. The horticulture industry is no exception and growers are looking at various means to reduce their energy costs without harming their business.

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The Largest Finnish Tomato Grower, Sven Sigg is Improving Yield and ROI (Return on Investment) with Food Autonomy Fixtures

The Largest Finnish Tomato Grower, Sven Sigg is Improving Yield and ROI (Return on Investment) with Food Autonomy Fixtures

“I am satisfied with the Food Autonomy Flexi-Grow fixtures that were installed in December 2021. I believe that the use of LED in greenhouses is the future trend and I’m happy that I took this step.” – says Patrik Sigg, founder of the company

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A Transatlantic Partnership Serving the Microgreens Industry

A Transatlantic Partnership Serving the Microgreens Industry

Canada’s Hamill APS, a manufacturer of agricultural processing equipment, and Food Autonomy have teamed up to manufacture and promote machinery and solutions used by microgreen growers worldwide. Hamill plans to use the business model established with the Hungarian company to increase its footprint across the globe.

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Bringing on the Vertical Farming Revolution

Bringing on the Vertical Farming Revolution

Vertical farming holds the promise of being a solution for global food security while also leaving a much smaller carbon footprint than traditional agriculture. The challenge is to make this business broadly applicable and competitive in terms of price. Dutch start-up Glowfarms, together with Food Autonomy, plan to do just that.

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Sustainability and Science in Crop Growing

Sustainability and Science in Crop Growing

Sustainability is becoming a key concept in greenhouse horticulture as growers seek to reduce energy consumption while achieving better yields. Wageningen University in the Netherlands joined forces with Hungary-based lighting provider Food Autonomy to deliver the best lighting conditions for pot anthurium grown in greenhouse conditions.

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Insect Farming: a Way to a Sustainable Future

Insect Farming: a Way to a Sustainable Future

Global climate change is affecting every aspect of human society. The need for environmental protection and the growing population of the planet are driving humanity to innovate and develop out-of-the-box solutions. The food industry is at the forefront of this renewal, as more and more food is needed, our natural resources are finite and the industry’s ecological footprint is significant. The cooperation between Food Autonomy and Grinsect, one of the most promising Hungarian agricultural startups, is rooted in sustainability and environmental protection.

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