Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies' Cooling Technology Displayed at COP28 After Delivery to UAE Agri-Food Company
- Dec. 13, 2023
- FMCG HORECA BUSINESS
Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies (ASX:ROO) secures a $288,266 purchase order with Silal for two zone cooling projects in UAE's berry farming. Silal aims to enhance food supply diversity in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company.
Overcoming challenges, ROO's inventive root zone cooling technology was swiftly delivered, and installation is set to commence promptly at Silal's berry farming operations.
Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies specializes in cutting-edge solutions addressing crucial challenges faced by modern agriculture, such as root zone temperature management and water scarcity for irrigation. By optimizing and stabilizing root zone temperatures, ROO's technology has demonstrated its capability to significantly boost yields, provide more planting options, enhance crop quality, and mitigate the effects of extreme temperature stress while reducing energy consumption.
The timely delivery and installation of ROO's technology ahead of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) showcase the company's resilience and commitment. COP28, scheduled to be held in Dubai, provides a platform for ROO to display its patented root zone cooling system as part of Silal's presentation on berry farming operations. This strategic move not only solidifies ROO's market position in the UAE but also opens avenues for additional sales to Silal and other potential customers in the region.
CEO Boaz Wachtel expressed satisfaction with the successful implementation of equipment in challenging conditions, highlighting the collaboration between ROO's team and Silal representatives. He emphasized the importance of addressing food production security and improving crop yield and quality in the UAE's harsh and arid climate. The demonstration at COP28 serves as a testament to ROO's commitment to providing innovative farming solutions in challenging environmental conditions.