Fruit Logistica Innovation Award
At the international trade fair Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Staay Food Group was presented with the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2013 for its ‘City Farming’ concept.
This project is the result of close cooperation between Dutch lettuce producer Delissen of Beesel, Philips Lighting, SERCOM and Staay Food Group.
In the ‘City Farming’ project, lettuce crops are cultivated under LED lights in fully automated production areas. The benefit of this production concept is that in the near future vegetables can be cultivated anywhere in the world using this method, regardless of season or climate.
Lettuce producer Deliscious opted for fully automated climate control using the SERCOM solutions. SERCOM has extensive experience with climate control and irrigation in closed production systems, and applied this expertise to help realise this innovative project.