Author: Valoya LED Grow Lights

07Dec '17

Valoya Strengthens Its Management Team with a New CFO

Valoya continues to grow rapidly. With sales in 46 countries and a distributor network that consists of 29 partners, Valoya is one of the globally leading players in the horticultural LED grow lights market. To support and strengthen this growth, a CFO with strong technology finance and control background joins the team in Helsinki. The […]

21Nov '17

Valoya Launches a New Line of State-of-the-Art LED Grow Lights

Since its entrance to the LED grow lights market in 2009 Valoya has been dedicated to producing the highest quality horticultural LED lights for its customers which include 8 out of 10 world’s largest agricultural companies. Countless crop science companies, research institutes, universities, vertical farms etc are equipped with Valoya’s existing series (L, C, B […]

21Nov '17

The Entire Cannabis Industry in One Room

The Marijuana Business Conference and Expo brought 18.000 participants and more than 650 exhibitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center last week. The fifth rendition of this event proved to be the world’s largest gathering of the cannabis industry players, from seed to sale. For most exhibitors, this event is the highlight of the year […]

10Nov '17

HPS vs. LED for Cannabis Cultivation

Cannabis cultivators find themselves in a dilemma called HPS (high pressure sodium) lighting versus LED (light emitting diode) lighting. On the one hand, HPS has been around in agriculture for a long time and has proven that it can successfully grow a wide variety of plants. On the other hand, LED, as the latest entrant […]

05Oct '17

Light Approaches to Speed up the Generation Turnover

The development of new plant varieties with advanced performance or an improved environmental adaptation is important to secure our food. To obtain new genetic recombinants or to introduce one or multiple target genes, plants need to be pollinated in a controlled way and seeds must be collected – best as fast as possible to keep […]

14Aug '17

Taking the Quality of Leafy Greens Beyond Organic

Leafy green vegetables such as lettuce, spinach and herbs travel long distances before they reach local retailers and eventually our plates. These journeys can sometimes be thousands of kilometers and result in plants with depleted nutritional value and flavor. Furthermore, for plants to survive these long journeys and retain some degree of freshness they are […]

03Aug '17

Valoya Enables Plant Growth in Europe’s Deepest Mine

Small town of Pyhäjärvi located in central Finland is home to Europe’s deepest mine, reaching down to 1444 m (4738 ft) below surface. The municipality of Pyhäjärvi, supported by LUKE (Natural Resources Institute Finland) is repurposing parts of the mine to be used for horticultural research. Crop production will be set up at the depth […]

14Jul '17

[Video] A Sneak Peek into the World’s Most Famous Vertical Farm

[Video] A Sneak Peek into the World’s Most Famous Vertical Farm The ‘Growing Underground’ vertical farm has been featured on CNN, BBC, National Geographic, Al Jazeera and countless other worldwide media platforms. Located 33 m underneath central London in an abandoned WW2 shelter, it supplies local restaurants and retailers with 15 varieties of microgreens daily. […]