Vertical farming company Growy lays roots at CTPark Amsterdam
Dutch vertical farming company Growy selects CTPark Amsterdam for its sustainable urban farming operation. With a focus on eco-conscious production and distribution, including food access and sustainability, Growy leverages CTPark Amsterdam's conscious infrastructure to produce healthy, pesticide-free greens and minimise emissions in their supply chain.
Pioneering sustainable urban agriculture
Growy – a leading vertical farming company has chosen CTPark Amsterdam, Europe’s largest listed developer, owner and manager of industrial and logistics properties by gross lettable area (GLA) to call home. With over 4,750 square metres of warehouse and office space, Growy’s plans are to establish a state of the art urban farm dedicated to the production of healthy and affordable food.
Tackling issues such as health, affordability and climate-positive food systems, Growy's mission centres on envisioning a world where sustainability prevails. It is a vision of green cities thriving and nature regaining its space, with Next-Level Farms leading the way in cultivating nutrient-rich greens, herbs, and microgreens through a climate-positive production.
The ideal home for Growy's urban farm
Strategically located in the Port of Amsterdam, CTPark Amsterdam City empowers Growy's Amsterdam vertical farm with the critical elements needed for sustainable urban agriculture: growing fresh, quality produce and enabling emission-free distribution, while aligning with the company's eco-conscious goals.
Not only does its central location within the city's infrastructure tick boxes, but CTPark Amsterdam has set a new benchmark when it comes to sustainability, generating on-site green energy with 16,000 solar panels and 10 wind turbines as well as enabling key water-based transport. A perfect match to facilitate Growy's sustainable inner-city logistics.
Greening the way for high-tech farming
Sustainability isn’t a second thought when it comes to Growy, it’s in their nature. Specialising in AI driven high-tech farming – their mission revolves around cultivating healthy, cost-effective and delicious leafy greens while keeping the conversation around sustainability at the centre of what they do. For example, growing fresh produce completely pesticide free as well as strategically choosing CTPark Amsterdam as their base to keep emissions down when it comes to supply chain.
Growy is one of several Amsterdam based companies revolutionising the way we grow and distribute food – companies such as SMARTKAS, founded in the Netherlands in 2020 uses AI driven solutions to combat world hunger while also respecting the planet. With close proximity to Schiphol Airport and the Port of Amsterdam – Amsterdam is carving a distinct path for itself and becoming a magnet for food and tech startups to set up shop due to the ease of distribution to Europe and further afield.