Al- Monitor, a Middle East online website has recently released an article detailing that hydroponic farming has now found its way to Egypt. Egypt have always faced struggles with water scarcity, soil nutrient repletion and fast-shrinking lands, however Amr Bassiouny has founded one of Egypt's first hydroponic farms. Hydroponics is a farming method which doesn't use soil yet relies on water to grow plants. This is an environmentally friendly way of growing which doesn't use any chemical pesticides, and actually saves water.
Saffron was once produced on a large scare in England however over many years the exotic spice became rarer and rarer until it eventually disappeared. However 500 years on a Cheshire business is now trying to bring saffron back to the British menu, growing it hydroponically and succeeding immensely.
This Day Live, an online version of the Nigerian newspaper has released a blog about the Business Professional Women (BPW) fighting cancer using hydroponics. Hydroponic enables people to grow and create new kinds of leafs which may not grow with soil in Nigeria.
The Mirror, a British national daily tabloid newspaper, have recently released an article which states that nearly half of the population have zero fruit and vegetables a day, with seventy-five percent of people still failing to hit their five portions a day. However, this isn't the most shocking news, the study also found that nine percent of people think that tuna is a part of their five a day, and a following three percent thought that turkey was.