Originally appeared on the Zenith Global website.
21 Sep 2021 Vertical Farming World Awards winners announced
ENGLAND (Sept. 21, 2021)—The winners of the 2021 Vertical Farming World Awards were announced on 21 September in an online awards ceremony during the 2021 Vertical Farming World Congress.
The inaugural awards were organised by food and drink experts Zenith Global, with support from Headline Sponsor Cultivatd and Category Sponsor Light Science Technologies.
Celebrating excellence and innovation across the global vertical farming industry, 18 winners have been awarded across the 16 categories.
- Best Crop Innovation: 80 Acres Farms – 80 Acres Farms
- Best Crop Enhancement: Moleaer Inc – Nanobubbles
- Best Yield Improvement: Moleaer Inc – Nanobubbles
- Best Lighting Development: Fluence by OSRAM – RAZR Modular System
- Best AI/Automation Development sponsored by Light Science Technologies: Bowery Farming – Crop Imaging Software
- Best Climate Control Innovation: Eden Green Technology – Eden Green Technology
- Best Farm Design Innovation: Spread – Techno Farm
- Best Energy Efficiency: LettUs Grow/Octopus Energy – Vertical Power energy tariff
- Best Sustainability Initiative: Light Science Technologies – nurturGROW
- Best Water Saving Initiative: 80 Acres Farms – 80 Acres Farms
- Best Community Initiative: AeroFarms – AeroFarms First Municipal Vertical Farming Project with Jersey City and The World Economic Forum
- Best Profitability Improvement: Eden Green Technology – Eden Green Technology
- Best Brand Marketing: Bowery Farming – Mustard Frills
- Best Retail Innovation: Bowery Farming – Farmer’s Selection
- Best At Home Innovation:
- La Grangette – An extraordinary home farming experience
- Urban Cultivator – Urban Cultivator Residential
- Best New Business
- Unfold – Unfold
- Planet Farms Italia Società Agricola Srl – A Sophisticated Industrial Approach to Vertical Farming – Planet Farms
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