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Urban Farming Goes Mainstream: Hydroponic Companies Changing the Face of India

Hydroponics is a soil-less farming technique that's gaining popularity in India due to its potential to increase crop yields while reducing water usage and chemical inputs. In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the top hydroponics companies in India, from large-scale commercial operations to small-scale backyard gardens, that are changing the face of Indian agriculture.

Shruti Kandwal
In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the top hydroponics companies in India.
In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the top hydroponics companies in India.

Hydroponics, a soil-less farming technique, is rapidly gaining popularity in India due to its potential to increase crop yields while reducing water usage and chemical inputs. As a result, there has been a surge in the number of hydroponic companies operating in the country.

In this article, we will take a closer look at some of the top hydroponics companies in India and their innovative solutions for sustainable agriculture. From large-scale commercial operations to small-scale backyard gardens, these companies are changing the face of Indian agriculture by introducing new ways of growing plants using hydroponic technology.

CityGreens

CityGreens, India’s largest and most successful Hydroponic Start-up, is backed through financial grants by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.

Their innovative hydroponic growing technology allows the farmers to produce fresh and nutritious fruits and vegetables without the use of soil, making their products safe, sustainable, and free from harmful chemicals. Their commitment to quality and transparency has earned them a loyal customer base, and they are constantly striving to improve our products and services.

They are also the only Indian hydroponic company to have developed an in-house technology suite for complete automation of hydroponic farms, under the brand FarmZig, targeted at global technology market for agriculture. Their technology suite is comparable to those offered by advanced Israeli companies but comes at only one-tenth of the cost making them most affordable and reliable provider of high-tech solutions for urban farmers.

At CityGreens, they are consistently building technologies that result in higher yields and lower growing costs for the farmers. If you are looking to setup a high tech farm that produces reliable yields with minimal human intervention, CityGreens is the place to go to.

Urban Kissan

UrbanKisaan is committed to revolutionizing the way we produce and consume food. The company was founded in 2017 and since then has been on a mission to create a sustainable future for farming, and to provide fresh and nutritious food to people in a way that is both environmentally responsible and socially conscious.

Their approach to farming is innovative and cutting-edge. Through the use of hyper-local urban farms, they are creating a transparent supply chain with a minimal carbon footprint. They use indoor vertical growing technology to grow food under artificial lights. They raised some funding from foreign investors and have setup a network of stores in Hyderabad region wherein the consumers can purchase fresh and healthy food directly from the farm shelf.

UrbanKisaan believes that sustainable agriculture is the key to a healthier, happier world, and is dedicated to making that vision a reality.

FutureFarms

FutureFarms is the premier Climate Control & Hydroponic Solution provider for businesses throughout India. Since its inception in 2014, its headquarters in Chennai has been at the forefront of innovative greenhouse and automation technology projects.

They offer turnkey solutions that are unmatched in the industry, with efficient installation, streamlined commissioning processes, superior input supplies, and grower management.

As an early entrant in this industry, FutureFarms has set up numerous farms across India using its innovative hydroponic technology.

Whilst initially their focus was on setting up farms for other growers, recently they have shifted their focus on the farm-to-fork concept. Under their brand "Freshlings," they strive to provide fresh, pesticide-free produce to consumers, straight from their farms.

Letcetra Agritech

Letcetra Agritech is a pioneer in the field of indoor vertical farming, established in 2016 with the mission to make healthy and fresh produce easily accessible to all. The company was founded by a team of three engineers, who shared a common passion for sustainable food production and sought to bring about a positive change in the way we grow and consume our food.

With a deep understanding of hydroponics and a relentless pursuit of knowledge, Letcetra Agritech has created India's first state-of-the-art vertical hydroponics indoor farm that produces high-quality, pesticide-free vegetables. By harnessing the power of technology, Letcetra Agritech is revolutionizing the way we think about farming and is committed to promoting a healthier and more sustainable future for all.

Randongrow

Randongrow is a company dedicated to providing hobby growers with affordable and sustainable hydroponic grow kits. Their mission is to make hydroponic gardening simple and accessible to everyone. They envision a future where low-cost hydroponic systems are widely available, from farms to kitchen gardens.

As an Indian company, they understand the unique requirements of hydroponic gardening in India and carefully select products that are suitable for local conditions. Their comprehensive product range offers customers a one-stop solution for all their hydroponic gardening needs.

Together, these companies are changing the landscape of Indian agriculture. They are leading the transformation of India from a low-tech, backward, unreliable farming system to a high-tech, reliable and highly efficient farming system that can compare with the best of the technologies available anywhere in the world.

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