…entrenched in one of Europe's largest R&D center, make Plantlab a global pioneer in indoor agriculture. We have more than 18 years of experience in designing, developing, and operating our indoor farming systems, known as Plant Production Units (PPU's). Requiring less input than traditional agriculture, in these systems, we grow fresh produce under optimal conditions allowing us to provide the freshest produce.
… is our aim with our completely closed harvest and supply chain system. After harvesting, fresh produce is transported to stores at lightning speed, preventing the loss of nutrients and flavor. Our produce therefore boosts superior flavor, nutritional value, and outstanding quality compared with other products on the market. If you don’t believe us, let us explain. Download our 'Nutritious-Delicious’ whitepaper outlining how a shorter supply chain has a positive effect on taste and shelf-life.
… because we aim the purest produce possible using non-GMO seeds. Our closed growing environment reduces crop susceptibility to pests and diseases, eliminating the need for pesticides. Our products and PPU’s regularly undergo strict food safety controls to avoid foodborne diseases. Our clean produce does not require washing before use!
… is what we offer. Our hyperlocal, resource-efficient indoor farms can be swiftly replicated in key distribution areas. This allows us to grow fresh produce close to consumers and distribution centers at a scale that matches local demand. We grow year-round, irrespective of climate, location, season, and time of the day, and without the environmental impact of traditional farming.
… at Plantlab, quality loss is reduced by 40%, and product waste is less than in a traditional chain. Isn't that interesting? Local production and direct co-creation with our clients mean fewer steps in our supply chain than in a conventional chain. A standard supply chain has numerous extra steps involving collectors, distributors, and wholesalers before the product reaches the market.
… and therefore a top priority at Plantlab. We have developed crucial growing technologies and plant production criteria requiring just 5% of the water needed for greenhouse production. True Pricing has helped us to gain an insight into our water consumption compared to traditional and organic agriculture. We would love to tell you more about that. Have we piqued your interest? Download our Water Scarcity whitepaper about our vision on water consumption.
… because we co-create our new local supply chain with distribution partners. A shorter supply chain means reduced transportation and CO2 emissions—just one massive advantage of producing locally.
Net Positive is a new way of doing business which puts back more into society, the environment and the global economy than it takes out.
We make nutritious, delicious
The next generation of growing fresh products is local, in any volume and at any location with the proper product specifications.
This is what Boost! stands for:
Our Boost! products are clean and reliable, guaranteed without herbicides or pesticides.
Our mixes are focused on freshness and powerful nutritional value naturally present in each leaf. For more information, check out soon at our Boost! webpage.
Our leafy greens do not require washing before consumption. They are grown without herbicides or pesticides. For more information, check out soon at our Boost! webpage.
You will instantly experience the exceptional taste of our basil, mint, coriander and fresh-cut herbs. For more information, check out soon at our Boost! webpage.
We are constantly evolving our product assortment and continue to optimize our current portfolio. Curious about what we have in the pipeline? Keep following us.
March 30 2023, Riyadh – Plantlab, the Dutch pioneer of indoor agriculture, will collaborate with Saudi Greenhouses building indoor farms throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Yesterday a cooperation agreement was signed by both companies. The first location opens in Q1 of 2024, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, adjacent to the Saudi Greenhouses greenhouse complex.Read more
November 21 2022, Washington – The Netherlands has used advances in vertical farming, seed technology and robotics to become a global model. The rallying cry in the Netherlands started two decades ago, as concern mounted about its ability to feed its 17 million people: Produce twice as much food using half as many resources.
The country not only accomplished this feat but also has become the world’s second largest exporter of agricultural products by value behind the United States. Perhaps even more significant in the face of a warming planet: It is among the largest exporters of agricultural and food technology.
September 28 2022, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands – PlantLab has again obtained its European patent for indoor farming, as recognised by the European Patent Office. The patent applies retroactively from 13 October 2008, the date on which the patent was originally submitted.
In June 2017, PlantLab had already successfully defended itself before the European Patent Office (EPO) against the appeals procedure brought by Signify and Certhon Build BV. To read the whole article, click on the button ‘read more’.
February 22 2022, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Dutch indoor farming pioneer Plantlab has received an injection of €50 million in a new funding round led by De Hoge Dennen Capital. The funds will be used to open more production sites outside the Netherlands, in North America, and Europe. This will make it possible to grow fresh, healthy, and delicious vegetables everywhere on a large scale very close to the consumer without the use of any chemical crop protection agents. A total of €120 million has now been invested in the company.
July 22 2020, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands – Dutch scale-up Plantlab has raised a first external investment of €20 million from De Hoge Dennen Capital. The company has developed a globally patented technology for ‘vertical farming’, a hyper-efficient method for growing vegetables and fruits. It will use the injection of capital to open indoor production sites in various countries, including the Netherlands, US, and Bahamas.
“By including Plantlab herbs in our portfolio, we give our customers an extra-green option. Plantlab grows crops close to home; harvested in the morning, on your plate in the afternoon. Both cutting and the end product are from close to home, not a distant country. Picnic succeeded in removing environmentally harmful steps from the logistics process and Plantlab is doing the same in agriculture.”
“As Plantlab's produce is grown in a closed environment, no pesticides are needed and the product is 100% clean. The produce scores well in terms of sustainability. Compared to a kilo of lettuce from the cold soil, 249 liters less water is needed, whilst the yield per m2 is more than 25 times higher. Our customers also tell us that they love the taste and quality. The fact that the produce has a longer shelf life makes it very popular in the kitchen.”
"Plantlab's products are of absolute top quality. Even as chefs, the lettuce of day ten was indistinguishable compared to day one. Needless to say, we would like to keep that quality on our plate at our topsport trainingcenter Papendal"
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