Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Lack of Market.

In the previous part of this series, we had discussed one of the significant reasons for failures of commercial Urban Farms in India. The fallacies considered there result in substantially high input costs. The higher input costs force the grower to price their produce at a significant premium to the market price. Higher pricing, in Read more about Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Lack of Market.[…]

Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Stop copying the west.

During our journey in CityGreens, we have met many a Consultants, Competitors, Collaborators, Govt. Dignitaries, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Aspirants, and so forth. These encounters have helped us develop deep insights into the industry. It will not be an understatement to say that the Vertical Farming industry in India is still in its infancy. The way this Read more about Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Stop copying the west.[…]

Understanding Hemp (aka Marijuana), a banned (in India) herb with unlimited possibilities.

Cannabis Sativa (or Hemp) is a herbaceous plant which has been used since decades for medicinal as well as industrial purpose. The use of Cannabis Sativa is not allowed in many countries because of its misuse, mostly amongst the youth. It contains a psychoactive constituent called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which when taken in high amount can Read more about Understanding Hemp (aka Marijuana), a banned (in India) herb with unlimited possibilities.[…]

The Organic Debate – How to know that the food you are buying is really Organic.

No one wants to eat food produced using harmful chemicals and pesticides. People are willing to pay a premium for produce that is grown using safe practices and is healthy. A proxy for consumer’s shift towards Organic food can be the growth in the packaged Organic food market. Data compiled by Euromonitor International shows that Read more about The Organic Debate – How to know that the food you are buying is really Organic.[…]