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€25m Investment In Midlands' Hydroponic Farm

Real Leaf Farm says it will also consume less water, while being free of pesticides and herbicides.

A new hydroponic farm in County Offaly claims it will be more energy efficient and environmentally friendly than traditional tillage alternatives.

Real Leaf Farm says its €25m investment in Ballycon will also consume less water, while being free of pesticides and herbicides.

Despite the operation being heavily automated, CEO Karen Hennessy told The Midlands Today Show they will deliver at least 17 jobs, if not more:

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