Our Core Values

We are bringing the next generation of bioproducts to market and changing the way the world views semi-arid landscapes.

Our core_values

Introducing our Cactus-based biomaterials

A close up of a heap of green, sharp cactus in Desert Botanical Garden.

Core Value 1

Not all livestock feed is created equal. Most crops are water, energy, and cost intensive and can only be planted seasonally on arable irrigated land.

 

Spineless opuntia thrives in semi-arid environments where growing crops like maize, soy and lucerne is not viable due to water scarcity.  Opuntia is a perennial plant with a productive lifespan of 15-20 years and can be harvested on demand.  The biological characteristics and metabolic resilience of this crop facilitate the rehabilitation of unproductive marginal land.  This is a key differentiator in regard to cost drivers and profitability.

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Tall industrial factory pipes, sitting before a green dome biogas generator.

Core Value 2

Not all livestock feed is created equal. Most crops are water, energy, and cost intensive and can only be planted seasonally on arable irrigated land.

 

Spineless opuntia thrives in semi-arid environments where growing crops like maize, soy and lucerne is not viable due to water scarcity.  Opuntia is a perennial plant with a productive lifespan of 15-20 years and can be harvested on demand.  The biological characteristics and metabolic resilience of this crop facilitate the rehabilitation of unproductive marginal land.  This is a key differentiator in regard to cost drivers and profitability.

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Tall industrial factory pipes, sitting before a green dome biogas generator.
An aerial view of a dense, green forest. It surrounds a silhouette of a plane gliding through the sky.

Core Value 3

Not all livestock feed is created equal. Most crops are water, energy, and cost intensive and can only be planted seasonally on arable irrigated land.

 

Spineless opuntia thrives in semi-arid environments where growing crops like maize, soy and lucerne is not viable due to water scarcity.  Opuntia is a perennial plant with a productive lifespan of 15-20 years and can be harvested on demand.  The biological characteristics and metabolic resilience of this crop facilitate the rehabilitation of unproductive marginal land.  This is a key differentiator in regard to cost drivers and profitability.

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