The indoor urban farm startup that’s undercutting importers by 30%

The indoor urban farm startup that’s undercutting importers by 30%

April 4, 2021

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Agriculture, Innovation

Benjamin Swan, co-founder and CEO of Sustenir Agriculture, is an Australian living in Singapore who wanted to find a way to grow produce for his own salads. “I’d buy a bag of [imported] lettuce and within 24 hours you could literally watch the produce melt in the bag. It was just because of the time it took to get to us.” The exorbitant carbon footprint it takes to import food from abroad pushed Swan to consider indoor farming.

The indoor urban farm startup that’s undercutting importers by 30%