Traditional crop production is under increasing pressure from resource scarcity, disease, labour, climate change, land degradation, pollution, biodiversity loss, and GHG emissions.
The Grocers who move first to successfully meet consumer demands will increase market share and drive greater value from their shelves.
Shrinking availability and diversity of supply from traditional farms.
Soil grown products will become increasingly less valuable and less desirable to consumers.
Consumers will vote with their feet, fresh produce is a key driver in choosing where to shop.
Technology can make growing out of season viable
High crop quality and consistency
e.g. improved shelf-life, higher brix
Sustainable, closed-loop system highly efficient in Water (95% less), Nutrient (fertilizer), Energy (carbon)
Reduced fungicide and herbicide use
Locate close to point of distribution and/or sale
Labour & resource efficient
Minimising costs and environmental impact
Health & wellness
Clean crop, reduced micro risk and less waste
Trust that all inputs are tracked and monitored from seed to harvest
Saturn customers worldwide sell produce at competitive prices into mainstream outlets from wholesale and processing to blue-chip grocery retail