We are an agri-tech food business formed in April 2018.
The company has been instrumental in the setting up of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), Special Interest Groups in the Nutri-Wales cluster for Welsh Food Production.
Our aim is to establish a strong Welsh business and drive collaborative research activity in Wales. With a specific focus on delivering nutritious foods and novel food ingredients to the Welsh population.
Our Expertise & Focus
Digital Farming brings together experts in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), hydroponics, advanced LED lighting, digital communications, controls and sensors,
bio-nutrition and food production, renewable power and property.
This combined expertise will be applied to the effective utilisation of redundant buildings
to effectively and efficiently grow year-round high nutrition crop products.
The company’s focus is developing high specification food and food ingredients and products in secure underground facilities.
The underlying hydroponic technologies have already been developed and proven independently by our stake holders. This will be expanded into a fully digital system
for controlled environment agriculture. Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies, which are being developed in mass production for the Industry 4.0 revolution, are brought together to create a smart integrated solution.
This will significantly improve upon current vertical farm solutions and create a credible option for future food and pharmaceutical production with a proven ROI.
This is based on the application of technology to improve operational efficiency and control and the economics of utilising renewable power and underutilised building space which has excellent climatic stability.
Digital Farming will provide a systemic approach to an integrated production facility
with crop production, extraction and processing and packaging operating in compliance to rigorous ISO22000/GMP standards.
THE FIRST STEPS
Our first farm development is at Pencoed Technology Park with a 15,000 sq m indoor secure farm facility converted from an unused building. The farm is next to the M4 and within 20 miles of Cardiff, Swansea, Port Talbot and Bridgend centres of population which is a prime location to start growing. We are currently in discussions with retailers, wholesalers, hotels and food producers.