Affinor Growers is a publicly traded vertical farming technology company on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol AFI and on the US OTCQB under the symbol RSSFF.
Affinor Growers began as Affinor Resources focused on mining projects in Colombia and Canada. Realizing that agriculture will always be a major part of our global economy, it has transitioned into a leading biotechnology company acquiring, patenting and commercializing various agriculture technologies and vertical farming technology for both the indoor controlled environment and outdoor greenhouse agriculture industry. Fresh food organic produce is a $33.8 billion industry and is expected to nearly double by 2015. In continental North America, there are over 17,000 hectares of greenhouse farms*. Affinor is the only company positioned to offer patented vertical farming technology to both the indoor controlled environment and outdoor greenhouse industries. *Update on the North American Greenhouse Vegetable Industry - Farm Credit Canada 2011.
The world's population has created challenges in food security and pressure on natural resources creating problems that can only be solved through technological advancement. As a practice, traditional farming is not going to disappear, but it is crucial that alternative agricultural practices be devised to alleviate the innate limits of conventional farming methods. As a solution, Affinor Growers Inc. offers patented agricultural technology and proprietary cultivation systems for vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture. Compared to conventional farms, our technology is significantly more efficient in terms of usage of space and reliance on water. Our vertical farming systems also enables products to be grown in soils without the use of pesticides, and free from chemical contaminates. Because it can be implemented virtually anywhere, Affinor's Vertical Farming systems can serve communities where certain foods are not normally grown or areas suitable for agriculture revitalization.
To use Affinor’s patented vertical growing technology in an ethical, environmentally friendly and energy efficient way to increase food production, thereby making an economic return for our partners and shareholders.
Affinor Growers is a vertical farming technology company that is committed to increase agriculture production with proprietary growing and cultivation systems.