TOMATOES AND BIOGAS, THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY OF H2ORTO TOWARDS ITS DEBUT IN THE MMR

The centre of hi-tech greenhouses for the production of tomatoes, that are heated by hot water produced by the adjacent biogas plant, is located in Ostellato (Fe – Italy)

Behind the project there are 129 young employees (87% are under 40).

The company is currently providing tomatoes for various national and foreign private labels (Germany, Austria). The H2Orto tomato line will be launched on the Italian market in May (coronavirus emergency permitting), with some tests in the supermarkets in the area of Milan and Rome, to be later distributed after summer in other areas of Italy. The line comprises unpackaged and packaged products. All packaging is made from fully recyclable cardboard.

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