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Safeguarding food security and revitalising global economies through vertical farming

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 […]

Fischer Farms attracts strong commercial interest ahead of world’s largest vertical farm launch

Vertical Farming leader, Fischer Farms, has enjoyed a strong start to 2022 with significant commercial interest in its trailblazing approach to sustainable and responsible farming.   The business has been inundated with enquiries from retailers and food chain suppliers, ahead of its second site launch later this year, which is set to become the world’s […]

The Only Way Is Up: Clegg Food Projects constructing ‘World’s Biggest’ Vertical Farm

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 […]

Fischer Farms secures £26m funding

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 […]

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Fischer Farms appoints new Chairman

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 […]