FRESH PRODUCE PRODUCTION
SOLUTIONS

WELCOME

TO THE

AGRICULTURAL

REVOLUTION

TCEA

Total Controlled Environment Agriculture

GoGrow provide a wide product range of:

  • risk mitigating 

  • crop optimising

  • eco-friendly

  • automated

  • scalable and movable

  • small carbon footprint

  • green energy and water

  • agricultural production solutions

  • designed specifically for

  • Total Controlled Environment Agriculture.

If you are an SME or a farmer, visit our YouGrow website  for more details pertinent to your interests once you have looked through this site. 

 

THE

BENEFITS

  • 2-6% of traditional water usage

  • Weather independent

  • Greatly increased crop cycles and yields

  • No environmental impact and pollution

  • Increased margins and IRRs over traditional agriculture

  • Provide better tasting organic crops

  • Provide healthier organic food crops

  • Requires no insecticides, pesticides and chemical fertilisers

  • Provide much higher yields per square metre

  • Produce with longer shelf life, resulting in less waste

  • No residuals in/on the crop  

  • Shorter supply chains resulting in better food and smaller carbon footprints

  • Contributes to UN SDG 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 12 and 13

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OUR

TEAM

The management team is comprised of competent, qualified and experienced individuals who have a passion for making a difference. The team have operated other businesses together.

 

Dr R Smorfitt - PhD, MBA, BTech and 3 year electronics diploma. 47 years corporate and entrepreneur experience. CEO. UK citizen.

 

JP Pereira - BSc Agriculture 47 years experience in corporate and entrepreneur. Director Crop development and grower support. Portuguese citizen.

 

DB Botha - BSc Electrical Electronics Broad experience in systems design. 43 years experience in corporate and entrepreneur. Director Sensors, networks and telecoms. South African citizen. Will join team in EU.

The company has learned a lot from the changes wrought on business by COVID and are using a distributed model for staff and premises.

 
 

WHO SHOULD READ THIS AND WHY

Large food retailers, food processors, pharmaceutical manufacturers, beauty product manufacturers, governments, large farmers and organisaiton providing food aid. 

KEY DRIVERS

The perfect storm occurred with the arrival of COVID. There is no doubt that the collapse of many supply chains, more specifically food supply chains, highlighted poor food security. The UK simultaneously implemented BREXIT which decreased their levels of food security.  Then add the pressure of carbon footprint issues which are further exacerbated by long food supply chains, and the storm is almost perfect.

The supply chains that were broken were not limited to food, which further highlighted the weaknesses of globalisation for the first time.

 

These are government problems, but the truth is that they will shift this burden to the private sector. It IS a business issue that requires private sector adjustments.,       

SOLUTIONS

Fresh produce and food production solutions are not as simple as before. Importing has complex outcomes now.  Traditional farming cannot deliver it all, so new solutions are required. The mix of solutions will be a critical part of fresh produce and food production.  Competitive advantage, now more fleeting in nature, will become more dependent on pertinent decisions being made.   

OPTIONS

There are four agricultural segments - traditional soil-based, contained agriculture, vertical agriculture and greenhouses.

Each has their own strengths and weaknesses. So how do we select the mix.

HOW CAN WE HELP

If you want an honest review of the four (4) different growing methodologies, please complete the contact form at the end, with a message heading of Agriculture Options, and we will send you a document to help inform you in this regard. 

CONTACT

We'll be in touch soon!

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