Search for a news or an article already published



Express Search





Search using map

18,000 addresses in 138 countries...

England 15/10/2019

Britain's largest greenhouses will produce 20 tonnes of tomatoes a day

Send by email to a friend 
Printable version 
The Greencoat Capital Group, which is the UK's largest investor in renewable energy, is behind the project for 2 giant greenhouses in Norfolk and Suffolk. A greener production that will strengthen the country's food security.
 
 
 
The investment amounts to 120 million pounds ($150 million). These greenhouses, which have already begun construction at Trowse, near Norwich, and Ingham, Suffolk, will cover 29 hectares. The production will be 20 tons of tomatoes a day.
 
 
 
This production will be low carbon. Using the heat from nearby Anglian Water water treatment plants, tomato production will have 75% lower carbon emissions compared to conventional greenhouses.
 
 
 
Britain consumes 500 000 tonnes of tomatoes a year, but only 20% is grown in the country. These new greenhouses will be able to supply a good part of the national production, thus reinforcing the food security of the country.

Construction is expected to be completed in the fall of 2020.

 

 

source : bbc.com, buryfreepress.co.uk, eadt.co.uk

 

 

 

GOLD Member
Highlighted
Gold Members
Mexico Tropic Fresh - Mexico - 1. Lime - 2. Avocados - 3. Blueberry
Morocco Palmagri - Morocco - 1. Blueberry - 2. Raspberry
Italy Profood srl - Italy - 1. Fruit - 2. Vegetables
Spain ARC Eurobanan - Spain - 1. Pineapple - 2. Mango - 3. Papaya
Ghana Moonlight Fresco Ltd - Ghana - 1. Gombo/okra - 2. Vegetables - 3. Banana
Mali Agroplus-Mali - Mali - 1. Mango - 2. Sweet potato - 3. Dry fruit
Spain Garcia Ballester (SL) - Spain - 1. Citrus fruit
Become Gold


Greenhouses that will reduce the carbon footprint of products by 75% compared to European equivalents, while strengthening food security in the United Kingdom (Photo: commons.wikimedia.org).
   
Send by email to a friend 
Printable version 
Fructidor.com ad.

Fructidor.com ad.

Fructidor.com ad.

Fructidor.com ad.

Fructidor.com ad.


^ Top of page