Skip to content

Category: Industry Trends

A Zero Waste Mission: La Boite a Champignons signs up for Too Good to Go

Our urban mushroom farm, La Boite a Champignons (LBAC), has signed up to Too Good To Go (TGTG) to further cut food waste and fulfill their zero waste mission by redistributing any surplus oyster mushrooms from their farm directly to consumers at a reduced price…

HPS vs. LED: The Costs of Horticultural Lighting

In our last blog post we detailed why, despite their proven advantages, some growers are still hesitant to transition to LEDs from HPS lights. If you weren’t convinced of the advantages of LEDs then, in this article, we talk numbers, detailing the difference between HPS vs. LED on your wallet.

HPS to LED: Is Time Really Up for Traditional Horticultural Lighting? 

Over the past decade, LED grow lights have become increasingly commercially viable. As a result, it is often suggested that what was traditionally used to light greenhouses and indoor farms, typically High-Pressure Sodium lights (HPS), are on their way out if not already a thing of the past. But to what extent is this really true?

Meet The Kroptek Team: Our Director General of French Operations, Alban

To mark his first anniversary working with Kroptek, we caught up with Alban to speak about what his move into the horticultural industry was like, what it’s like working for an Agtech start-up, and the future of LBAC and Kroptek in France.