Our local farms produce mainly leafy vegetables and beansprouts from soil or hydroponic cultivation. More than 80% of the leafy vegetables produced are derived from soil cultivation. Most farms cultivate their produce under protective netting to ensure high quality leafy vegetables. The leafy vegetables and beansprouts produced, amount to S$20 million in value and are wholly consumed by the domestic market.
Horticulture Farms in Singapore
Kok Fah Technology Farm
Located at Sungei Tengah Agro-technology Park, Kok Fah Technology Farm is a well-established farm that does soil cultivation of leafy vegetables under protected netting. It houses 5 farms ranging from 0.9 to 2.6 hectares with a total land area of 7.3 hectares.
The farm opened in 1992 and produces about 1400 tonnes of vegetables annually. This amounts to 14% of the local vegetables produced for the domestic market.
Some of the varieties include:
- bayam (Amaranthus gangeticus)
- caixin (Brassica chinensis var. parachinensis)
- gailan (B. alboglabra)
- kang kong (Ipomoea aquatica)
- xiaobaicai(B. chinensis)
To stay vertically integrated and ensure that its produce are directly marketed to supermarkets, the farm has been equipped with these facilities:
- processing and packaging facilities
- overhead mist sprinkler system
- agricultural automation in the daily operation
The vegetables are mainly packed and sold under the Pasar brand by a leading supermarket chain. The farm also operates a stall at Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre for direct marketing of its produce.
Oh Chin Huat Hydroponic Farms
Located within Singapore’s Nee Soon Agrotechnology Park at Bah Soon Pah Road, Oh Chin Huat Hydroponic Farms has been supplying hydroponic vegetables since 1991. It has a total land area of 2.4 hectares, with more than 200 units of modular growing houses produces over 300 kilogrammes of vegetables daily.
Types of leafy vegetables produced:
- leaf lettuce
Types of aromatic herbs produced:
The company's continuous research and development efforts have achieved significant results in adapting the Hydroponics Technology to better:
- suit our tropical climate
- improve agricultural quality and productivity
- improve range of produce offered to the market