333333Who we are

Growponics, Ltd. is registered in the UK. The company’s business is building and operating agriculture projects in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia, North & South America and the rest of the world. Subsidiary partnerships include Growponics Americas, Growponics Hong Kong and Growponics Israel. read more…

do1What we do

Growponics Ltd., designs and builds fully automated greenhouses that use modern agronomics and high technology to maximize food/plant production and profitability on crop yields grown 365 days a year, specializing in a unique, shallow-bed, rotating using hydroponic growing methods. read more…

mishMission Statement

To provide a unique business model, patented technology license and management agreement that allows anyone, from any industry, to become food producers. To provide customized hydro-organic greenhouse facilities that maximize efficiency through automated growing systems throughout the World. Our technology optimizes food yields, flavor and nutrition; extends shelf life; offers herbicide and pesticide residue-free, and pathogen-free produce, which are environmentally-friendly and sustainable, using fewer resources. Our technology feeds more people healthier food.

Wal-Mart to Buy More Local Produce

walmart-span-articlThe local-and-sustainable food movement has spread to the nation’s largest retailer.

Wal-Mart Stores announced a program on Thursday that focuses on sustainable agriculture among its suppliers as it tries to reduce its overall environmental impact.

The program is intended to put more locally grown food in Wal-Mart stores in the United States, invest in training and infrastructure for small and medium-size farmers, particularly in emerging markets, and begin to measure how efficiently large suppliers grow and get their produce into stores.


Lior Hessel – Managing Partner Ag–Tech Owner – Growponics Ltd.

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Was the Founder and for 7 years Chief Executive Officer of OganiTech USA.

Has more than 20 years experience in the technology development sector with a strong background in system engineering, automation and robotics, began his professional career as a Product Engineer with the semiconductor equipment provider Kulicke & Soffa, was a Research and Development Team Manager at Jordan Valley Applied Radiation and served as an engineering consultant for startup companies and established high tech companies for several years.


Wal-Mart to Buy More Local Produce

Wal-MartThe local-and-sustainable food movement has spread to the nation’s largest retailer.

Wal-Mart Stores announced a program on Thursday that focuses on sustainable agriculture among its suppliers as it tries to reduce its overall environmental impact.

The program is intended to put more locally grown food in Wal-Mart stores in the United States, invest in training and infrastructure for small and medium-size farmers, particularly in emerging markets, and begin to measure how efficiently large suppliers grow and get their produce into stores.


California drought may raise lettuce prices

lettuceddConsumers may pay more for spring lettuce and summer melons in grocery stores across the country now that California farmers have started abandoning their fields in response to a crippling drought. California’s sweeping Central Valley grows most of the country’s fruits and vegetables in normal years, but this winter thousands of acres are turning to dust as the state hurtles into the worst drought in nearly two decades.


Investigation Update: Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

EColOutbreak Highlights

As of March 21, 2012, 58 persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli serotype O157:H7 were reported from 9 states.
Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicated that romaine lettuce was the likely source of illnesses in this outbreak, and contamination likely occurred before the product reached retail stores.


Garden of Eatin’ – Article from UrbanTulsa Weely – by Katharine Kelly

coverIt’s a paradise of everything you need for health on earth. So why can’t Oklahomans get full on fruits and vegetables?
UrbanTulsa Weekly
By Katharine Kelly

Eat your fruits and vegetables!” You can still hear it now, ringing in your ears, this sage advice from the past. Mom or Dad reminding, cajoling, pleading, demanding a healthy diet — at least before you got your dessert.

And now we’re on our own, trying to stay healthy, telling our kids the same thing. And it’s still hard. Why?