Fischer Farms widens recruitment ahead of major VF opening

Fischer Farms widens recruitment ahead of major VF opening

Fischer Farms has announced plans to recruit 27 people in Norfolk ahead of the opening of what is claims to be the “world’s largest vertical farm”.

The 250,000m2 vertical farm is now complete with the office facility fully operational.

The company has already recruited ten new team members to the site, bolstering its senior management, technical and operational teams.

It is looking to take on 17 additional recruits in technical and operational roles which will add new jobs to the local area.

“We are growing our highly skilled team in the coming months, which presents a fantastic opportunity for those who share our ambition of creating a resilient and scalable food production supply chain to join something really transformational,” said Tristan Fischer, founder and CEO of Fischer Farms.

The four acre site will have the capacity to supply 6.5 tonnes – around 72,000 bags – of leaf salad, lettuce, leafy herbs and other fresh produce to UK supermarkets all year round.

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