UK vertical farm secures Crimson Tractor and World GAP accreditations

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A UK vertical farming enterprise has secured the coveted Crimson Tractor and World GAP accreditations, enabling it to promote produce to home and worldwide markets.

Crimson Tractor and World GAP have given their seal of approval on vertically farmed herbs and quick leafy greens, produced by Fischer Farms.

It follows stringent website visits to the corporate’s new Norwich-based farm, which is among the largest vertical farms on the planet.

The 2 certifications give retailers and meals service operators confidence that produce has been cultivated to fulfill excessive requirements of meals security, traceability and sustainability.

Fischer Farms is now distributing their first harvest of watercress, rocket, basil to prospects, together with on-line retailer Contemporary Direct.

Tristan Fischer, founder and CEO of Fischer Farms, stated: “Our new farm in Norwich is now absolutely operational and open for enterprise.

“Securing Crimson Tractor and World GAP are the ultimate items within the jigsaw, opening up a wealth of alternatives with retailers and new markets.

“As we try to construct a extra resilient meals provide chain within the UK, these accreditations show our dedication to protected, traceable and sustainable British meals manufacturing.”

World GAP is a trademark and set of requirements for good agricultural practices and demonstrates on-farm meals security and sustainability.

It’s a seal of excellence for your complete manufacturing course of, from meals hygiene and security to water effectivity, waste administration and employee welfare.

Supply: Farming UK