Lithuania's largest vertical farm opens in Vilnius

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Lithuania's largest vertical farm opens in Vilnius

The biggest vertical farm in Europe has opened in Vilnius, and products will also be supplied to storesA sustainable new-generation vertical green farm quot; Leafood" is opening in Vilnius. The facility will be able to produce 1,000 kgs of fresh herbs daily, supplying Iki stores throughout the nation with locally-grown produce year-round. The revolutionary vertical farm uses advanced technology to grow herbs without pesticides, guaranteeing that customers receive the highest quality, nutritious produce. This development is especially significant for Lithuania, where fresh greens are usually available only for 2 - 3 months a year due to weather conditions. Leafood greens are grown indoors in a safe and protected environment using cutting-edge technology developed by YesHealth Group in Taiwan. The Leafood " sustainable vertical farm quot; Leafood" is overseen by a joint Lithuanian-Taiwanese team, which has already built vertical farms in Taiwan and Denmark. In order to eat greens all year round, we had to buy them imported, traveling long distances from abroad, since in Lithuanian weather conditions, they grow naturally only 2 - 3 months a year. In June 2022, Leafood received €6.45 million initial financing from YesHealth Group, the Danish businessman Niels Peter Pretzmann, living in Lithuania and another private investor. The vertical farm's cutting-edge technology benefits not only consumers but also has a positive impact on the environment. The project has attracted the attention of tech industry experts and investors, demonstrating the potential for vertical farming to revolutionize agriculture globally. Leafood's innovative approach to tackling conventional farming methods aims to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture and provide consumers with fresh, locally grown produce throughout the year.