This Futuristic Lettuce Farm Used To Be A Microchip Factory

This Futuristic Lettuce Farm Used To Be A Microchip Factory
technology

Fujitsu, the Japanese tech giant, wants to feed the world with fresh vegetables grown in an old semiconductor fabrication plant.

Carib Guerra
  • 15 may 2014

Japanese electronics maker, Fujitsu Ltd., just started a lettuce farm. Well, it’s more of a lettuce factory. A super futuristic lettuce factory.

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The Aizu-Wakamatsu Akisai Vegetable Plant is a 2,000 square meter (about half an acre) facility based out of the clean-room of a renovated semiconductor fabrication plant. Clean-rooms need to be free of environmental contaminants since even a single speck of dust could ruin the production of microcircuitry.

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