USD 4.2M greenhouse invt. launched in HUN

16-04-2019    03:00   |    HortiBiz

Hungarian agribusiness company Árpád-Agrár inaugurated a HUF 1.2 billion (USD 4.2 million) seedling greenhouse investment in Szegvár (135 km southeast of Budapest) on Thursday, Hungarian news agency MTI reports.

The company was awarded HUF 492 million (USD 1.7 million) in grant money for the greenhouse investment, with glass on 1.5 hectares and plastic sheeting on 0.7 hectare.

Árpád-Agrár has a total of 60 hectares of greenhouses, two-thirds glass and one-third plastic sheeting. The greenhouses are heated by 20 thermal wells.

The company sold more than 23 million seedlings last year. Its biggest products are white peppers, spicy green peppers and tomatoes.

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