Vertical farm, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
iFarm Multigreens Vertical Farming Technology
Situated in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, the farm spans a total cultivation area of 1,250 m². Growing crops - arugula, basil, spinach, microgreens, edible flowers and herbs. The automated vertical farm is powered by the versatile iFarm Multigreens technology, enabling the full-cycle cultivation of over 90 varieties of crops on a single farm.
The Bather Farm has a number of agreements for its products. “We mostly supply to all channels starting from single customers to retailers, restaurants and distributors”
The client also notes: “We have faced many challenges, from importing seeds to hiring qualified staff. However, despite all the obstacles, our products have proven to be superior to European imports and have been praised by the country's top chefs. Currently, we have established partnerships with the finest haute cuisine restaurants and hotels in Riyadh.”
Mark Tester, a professor at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and co-founder of Red Sea Farms, conducted an assessment of the potential consumption of vertical farm produce in Saudi Arabia. According to Tester's findings, the overall consumption would amount to approximately 9,000 tons per year for the entire population of over 30 million people.