Norway’s tomato capital to catch up with carbon neutral veg push


Tiny town, Finnoy, is known by Norwegians as the country’s tomato producing capital.

With one company, Lauvsnes Gartneri, yielding up to 4 million tomatoes each year, this equates to around 1500 tomatoes for each resident of the 2,600-population town.

Holding its own festival to celebrate the rosy-red fruit, Finnoy has decided to merge its penchant for tomato production with a push for a more sustainable agricultural future.

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, Lauvsnes Gartneri has installed new climate technology inside its greenhouses.

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