Indoor Vertical Farming Report: Interest Rate Hikes' Impact Felt Across
The energy crisis was the match, double-digit inflation rates were the kerosene, and the surge in interest rates ignited the bomb.
The vertical farming industry navigates a complex and challenging landscape marked by bankruptcies, restructuring, and financial struggles. Companies like Square Roots are grappling with layoffs and operational changes, while others like AppHarvest are seeking legal refuge through Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reorganize and regain profitability.
Amidst these challenges, the industry is also feeling the impact of recent changes in interest rates, which have escalated the cost of debt and squeezed profit margins. However, it's not all bleak; there are still flourishing projects, mergers, acquisitions, and funding rounds reflecting the sector's resilience and innovation.
This month’s report delves into the recent wave of challenges and transitions in the vertical farming industry, exploring companies' legal, financial, and operational strategies to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing environment.
Navigating the Recent Wave of Bankruptcies and Restructuring in the Vertical Farming Industry:
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