Philips GreenPower LEDs help Prime Delica to grow healthier and safer crops for 7-Eleven customers in Japan
- Prime Delica’s new vertical farm facility in Sagamihara ensures year-round supply of high-quality lettuce, spinach and coriander
- Prime Delica conducted research with Tamagawa University, CCS and Signify to determine the optimal light recipe to increase vitamin levels and nutritional value of lettuce
- The entire seeding-to-harvest process is automated and can produce up to 3,200 kg of lettuce daily
Eindhoven, Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, helps Japanese food supplier Prime Delica to grow high-quality lettuce varieties, spinach and coriander all year round using the Philips GreenPower LED production module range and offer customers of 7-Eleven crops with higher vitamin levels and nutritional value.
Demand for quality
Prime Delica has been a longtime premium delicatessen supplier to 7-Eleven. To meet increasing demand for fresh, healthy and pesticide-free food, Prime Delica built a new large-scale vertical farm in the city of Sagamihara in the Kanagawa prefecture, Japan.