Founded in 2017 as an R&D-driven LED grow lights company, Kroptek expanded its activities to commercial projects with fully integrated engineering and production facilities by 2020.
Today, Kroptek offers Controlled Environment Agriculture solutions and develops Sustainable Farming projects thanks to its UK-based team with an international reach.
How we do it
Lighting is a critical component for growing healthy and delicious crops consistently.
By designing and building high quality lights at competitive prices we are making a direct impact on the way crops are grown.
In 2 years, Kroptek served more than 100 clients in 14 countries ranging from high tech vertical farms to traditional glasshouses and medicinal facilities.
Kroptek’s CEA solutions are primarily research-driven. We have collaborated with large commercial partners, research centres and universities.
Kroptek was one of the first UK companies to convert shipping containers into farms growing delicious and aromatic crops.
Kroptek won an Innovate UK grant for its CEA research in collaboration with partners.
Kroptek is developing its capabilities to offer Farming as a Service to its clients.
Kroptek pilot operations in France and Canada are developing into a turnkey solution offering high-quality crops grown sustainably.
La Boite A Champignons is a producer of award-winning mushrooms currently being served by top chefs and supplying supermarkets in France.
Mushrooms are grown sustainably by using discarded ground coffee as a substrate and with zero chemicals applied to them. The residues are then used again as natural fertilisers so nothing goes to waste.
Sunden Farms is a family-owned farm in New Brunswick Canada, a region that imports 95% of its greens from 5 thousand miles away!
Our project will provide the local population with delicious greens grown locally with 90% less water.
“We were very impressed with the level of detail in the lighting plan and the overall performance of the luminaire Kroptek left us to trial for a couple of months”
National Plant Phenomics CentreRead the full story
“Advice that would usually come at substantial cost has been offered freely because of Kroptek’s authentic interest in the development of these leading-edge agricultural systems.”
Lightfoot’s FarmRead the full story
“Using Kroptek LED 18W Tube lights, we were able to save almost a third of energy consumption. They are also high-quality products, and we appreciate the fact that the tube connectors are standard.”
Wesh GrowRead the full story
“Our experience with Kroptek was very informative and we found Peter [Kroptek horticultural specialist], in particular, incredibly helpful and knowledgeable whilst assisting us. Service of this level is invaluable and appreciated.”
Eden Greens Urban FarmRead the full story
“We are proud to partner with Kroptek, who are able to supply highly customised LED lighting solutions within a quick timeframe. They bring valuable business experience and share our vision of a cleaner and more sustainable food chain.”
Sunden FarmsRead the full story