VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11, 2022 – Affinor Growers Inc. (“Affinor” or the “Company”) (CSE: AFI OTCQB: RSSFF), a vertical farming technology and operations company with a commercial production facility in Abbotsford, BC, is pleased to announce that it has been issued Patent No. 01/180831 by the Aruba Oficina di Propiedad Intelectual (Aruba Bureau of Intellectual Property) for “vertical growing towers for automated horticulture and agriculture”.
Affinor’s vertical farming towers can be used to sustainably grow fruits and vegetables in greenhouses, indoor facilities, and outdoors. The stainless steel construction is a durable and long-lasting design capable of operating in all climates. The towers are part of a complete turnkey vertical farming technology solution encompassing automation, water conservation, soil remediation, and alternative energy.
The technology offers ease of plant maintenance, increased yield, lower production cost, higher quality, minimized water usage, optimized airflow, and mechanical pollination. The Company plans to offer their technology for general sales and licensing throughout 2022. Affinor uses its patented commercial towers in its 15,000 square foot greenhouse in Abbotsford, BC, which is currently being used to grow strawberries for local markets.
The Company plans to aggressively continue to build its patent portfolio of mechanical and process designs that address sustainability and climate change issues affecting the global agriculture sector. Affinor is also capable of pursuing opportunities in other sectors, such as decorative flowers, reforestation, biotech, pharmaceutical, and nutraceuticals.
Affinor CEO – Nick Brusatore commented: “We’ve been in dialogue with the Aruba government officials since 2016, and this adds further attachment to the idea that we are ready to begin the budgets and process required to satisfy all encompassed needs for the country and potential capital partners.”
Affinor is a publicly traded company listed on the CSE under the symbol “AFI” and on the OTCQB under the symbol “RSSFF”. Affinor is focused on developing vertical farming technologies and using those technologies to grow fruits and vegetables in a sustainable manner. The Company is currently growing strawberries for local markets in its 15,000 square foot greenhouse in Abbotsford, BC.
To learn more about Affinor, visit: www.affinorgrowers.com
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