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The experience of London-based start-up Growing Underground and the previous excitement created by its predecessors, suggests institutional capital could enter the fray sooner rather than later.
Pea shoots growing hydroponically
Cofounder Steven Dring says the start-up expects to reach its target 'pretty soon' and is working on building out a new cohort of hydroponic farms with partners.
The fund will make investments ranging between $10-$50 million in farmland growing fresh fruit, vegetables and nuts.
Christopher S Harrison unpicks the myriad laws and regulations that impact British investments into overseas cannabis businesses, and sets out why investors are in a legal grey area when they engage in this burgeoning global market.
The UK has available farmland, but floating farms in ports and harbors close to urban areas could spring up in a post-Brexit landscape. Sue Lister sets out a potential framework for their development.
Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries on wooden surface
The Cibus Fund has established a holding company to house the newly acquired assets, which amount to more than 230 hectares of berry cultivation.
Savills and Deloitte are examining the offers for 13,000 acres of freehold farmland, which is expected to cost more than £200m.
After completing two acquisitions since September 2016, the dairy supplier has been acquired by Exponent, a UK mid-market firm.
James Adamson, head of forestry investment at London-headquartered real estate services provider Savills, tells Agri Investor of how the UK‘s timberland industry has matured along with forests planted in the 1970s and 1980s.
Environmentalists have welcomed plans to make farmers' support contingent on green actions, but lost revenue may have unintended consequences.
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