The vertical strawberry frenzy
"Strawberry" may be the latest buzzword in vertical farming, but they are often limited to summertime and special occasions. Whether June-bearing or everbearing, the season is considerably short, so naturally, the idea of a locally grown, juicy strawberry at any time of year has a very sweet appeal.
Can vertical farming stop “shelflation”?
As recently reported in Grocery Business Magazine, shelflation is a growing challenge for grocery store shoppers. What is this phenomenon, why did it gain recent attention, and what is the role of vertical farming in stopping it?