5 Ways Hydroponics Improves Food Supply Chain


A growing concern over food security is the environmental damage that major food production companies cause through their supply chain. Hydroponic technology has the potential to alleviate the serious devastation being caused by our current methods of producing and distributing food. Some of the ways in which hydroponics improves agricultural production and food supply chain include:

  1. Growing food in a controlled environment
  2. Providing energy and water efficiency
  3. Eliminating the need for pesticides or chemicals
  4. Harvesting and distributing produce within the same urban area shortening the supply chain
  5. Selling to grocery stores or direct to growers eliminating transportation and/or packaging needs

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