Greens, Lettuces and Herbs CropBox

Grow up the equivalent of an acre of conventional field agriculture or 2,200 sq ft of the highest producing hydroponic greenhouses in 320 sq ft. Stack the Cropbox up to 5 high to produce 5x those yields.

 

 

How does the CropBox compare to other forms of Agriculture?

It has the ability to grow 1 acre of crops in a single shipping container while using 90% less water

 

Conventional Agriculture

Conventional Agriculture

Crop Cycles: 1-2

Year Round Production: No (Seasonal)

Guaranteed Production: No

Yield per acre: 9 Tons *USA Lettuce

Water Use (annual):
270,000 Gallons / Acre *University of Arizona

Fertilizer Use / Acre: 90lb N - 175lb P - 100lb K

Flavor: Extremely High Variability

Distribution: Complex & Inefficient
Evaporative Cooled Greenhouse

Evaporative Cooled Greenhouse

Crop Cycles: 6

Year Round Production: Sometimes (Climate)

Guaranteed Production: No

Yield per acre: 213 Tons *North Carolina State University

Water Use (annual):
321,200 Gallons (2,200sf greenhouse) *University of Arizona

Fertilizer Use / Acre: 75% less

Flavor: Seasonal Variations

Distribution: Complex & Inefficient
CropBox

CropBox

Crop Cycles: 8

Year Round Production: Yes

Guaranteed Production: Yes

Yield per acre: 1347 Tons

Water Use (annual):
27,000 Gallons

Fertilizer Use / Acre: 80%

Flavor: Consistency

Distribution: Simple & Close to customer


Sample business model for select crops:

We have projections for over 40 different crops, call us to receive the full list!

  Basil Salad Mix Arugula
Pounds produced per CropBox per year 15,600  7,060  8,112
Revenue per lb   $8  $5.62  $5
Cost of Goods Sold per LB  $1.66  $2.74  $2.49
            Approximate Electricity Costs per lb  $.38  $.84  $.73
            Approximate Labor Costs per lb $.28  $.83 $.74
Retail Packaging Costs per LB  $.35  $.35  $.35
Annual Gross Income per CropBox  $124,800  $39,677  $40,560
Annual Net Income per CropBox $93,444 $17,862 $17,522
Approx. Payback on Purchase of CropBox ~7 months ~34 months ~35 months

*Results vary based on local market and skill of grower  

 

How it works:

100% control over every part of the growing process.

 

 

Completely Managed from a Smartphone:

Automatically keeps records and displays them as charts and graphs for constant optimization. 

Monitor and adjust every element of the growing system from a tablet or smartphone, including lighting, CO2, Nutrients, PH, Air Temperature, Humidity, Fans, Water Temperature, Water Flow, Water Levels and Root Zone Temperature. Includes a Webcam, so you may view your crops from anywhere in the world.

A smarter way to grow:

Uses 90% less water than other forms of agriculture
Stacks up to 5 high to create exponentially higher yields-up to 150x conventional yields
Grow at the point of sale; put it in the parking lot of a grocery store!
Very low risk of croploss
Easily moved to a different location as demand shifts
Individual growing environments reduce the risk of contamination and control the spread of pests