Controlled environment agriculture poised to boost UK's horticultural exports

The last few years have seen the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) branch of British food production decrease in size, primarily driven by higher energy costs. CEA technologies are highly energy intensive, but with careful and sustainability-minded management, they have great potential.


A team of industrial sustainability experts from IfM Engage, the IfM’s knowledge transfer arm, have collaborated with consultants from Camrosh to develop a report which assesses the potential for CEA to contribute to greater food security, affordability, and the Net Zero goal. 


Read the ful article on the IfM Engage website.

Date published

8 February 2024

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