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We were delighted to welcome Anna Hill from BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today programme to our new site in Norfolk recently. It was great to show her how construction is coming along and share our plans for changing the face of the food production industry across the world. Our new farm is set to be...
We are in a global food crisis. Food security is under increasing pressure as globalised supply chain interdependencies unravel. From export challenges to environmental unpredictability, the countries we once depended on for seasonal and all-year-round produce are becoming increasingly difficult and unsustainable for UK supermarkets to partner with. There is now a critical need to...
THE CREATION of the ‘world’s biggest’ vertical farm will be overseen by leading specialist food and beverage contractor, Clegg Food Projects for Fischer Farms. Works are now well underway, with Clegg Food Projects appointed this summer as principal contractor, overseeing the development of a 25,000 sq m growing space, that will complement Fischer Farms’ existing...
The green energy experts behind the world’s largest vertical farm have broken ground, marking a major milestone in the development of the revolutionary facility. Fischer Farms, which already operates one of the largest vertical farms in the UK, has started construction at its 4-acre site in Norfolk, which will house 25,000 m2 of growing space...
Plans to transform the future of farming with the world’s largest vertical farm have moved a step closer thanks to a multi-million-pound funding boost. Fischer Farms has secured an additional £26m in funding from Gresham House, an asset management company specialising in investments with a sustainable, positive impact. The investment will fund the construction of...
John Stapleton
Fischer Farms is delighted to have strengthened its team with the appointment of John Stapleton, as it continues to blaze a trail for the future of sustainable and responsible farming. John, who has led the way in the food production sector for almost 35-years, joins as Non-Executive Chairman. He will play an instrumental role in...
Fischer Farms has one vision. To create a more resilient and sustainable way of feeding the nation. With a growing population and diminishing natural resources, strains on current agricultural practices threaten to overwhelm the planet. By drawing on its teams’ expert knowledge, and investing in the latest vertical farming innovations, Fischer Farms can achieve its...
Fischer Farms’ vision of transforming farming through Agro Science, big data, and environmental activism, has come one step closer, following the launch of its revolutionary new vertical farm. Based in Lichfield, the operation will be one of the UK’s largest vertical farms, providing a sustainable alternative to field-grown crops. The farm will grow a wide...