Revolutionising Controlled Environment Agriculture: The Power of ActivatedAir Seed Priming

May 22, 2024
ActivatedAir seed priming is a game-changer. Increased uniform germination and rapid plant development offer a route to bigger yields, more crop cycles, and increased profits. ActivatedAir involves treating seeds with plasma-generated reactive species, which stimulate plant growth, enhance nutrient uptake, and protect crops from diseases and pests. This groundbreaking approach not only increases crop yields […]
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Is Vertical Farming Making a Comeback in the US?

April 9, 2024
Events in the USA made for a busy March for the Zayndu team. Indoor Ag-Con in Las Vegas was quickly followed by the World AgriTech Innovation Summit in San Francisco. Indoor Ag-Con is more of an exhibition with a conference aimed at the vertical farming, greenhouse, and controlled environment sectors, while the World AgriTech Innovation […]
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Agrochemicals: Are They a Hoax?

October 18, 2023
What are Agrochemicals? Agrochemical pesticides are chemicals used to protect crops from any kind of biotic threat that could affect their harvestability. They are primarily used on farms and in controlled growing environments, such as vertical farms, greenhouses, and polytunnels. While the idea of an organic food chain is highly appealing, modern chemical pesticides can […]
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Vertical Farms & Greenhouses: How to Achieve Boosted Germination

September 18, 2023
If you could give your crops a head-start, all without sacrificing the health of them, would you? Our Cold Plasma treatments were specially designed to boost germination rates and crop yield, ensuring a faster growing plant. And not only that, but a more synchronized population, improving crop uniformity. Why are the Treated Seeds more synchronized […]
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VertiFarm 2023 is here: Showcasing Our Ability to Harness Lightning!

September 4, 2023
We’ll be attending VertiFarm on the 26th-28th of September in Dortmund, where we’ll be displaying our latest literature and research on boosting crop yield with Cold Plasma. These will also be highlighting core themes such as treatment protocols, plasma physics, biosecurity gateways and our ability to harness lightning! You can also read about our boosted […]
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The GreenTech Cheer: Everything We Saw at GreenTech 2023

June 16, 2023
We’re back from GreenTech! Over the past week, we had the privilege of attending GreenTech 2023. The atmosphere was incredible and very busy – allowing us the opportunity to meet new people and put a face to those who we have only had the pleasure of chatting online to. Our booth was full of eager […]
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Meet Us with a Free Ticket for GreenTech 2023

May 19, 2023
We’d like to invite you to one of the biggest AgTech shows, and offer you a free ticket for GreenTech 2023! We will be attending GreenTech in Amsterdam, June 13th to 15th and showing our latest plasma seed health treatments. These amazing treatments can increase your crop yield by an average of 20%, which is […]
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New Plasma Seed Health Treatment Garners 2023 Award for Manufacturing Innovation

May 5, 2023
We were thrilled that our cold plasma seed health treatment technology was awarded the “Manufacturing Innovation Award” at Made in the Midlands! We were up against some amazing companies with incredible technologies, but in the end, we triumphed. The judges said “Using only electricity and air Zayndu’s innovations have boosted yields among its indoor farming […]
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Plasma Treated Seeds: Kickstart Your Crop Germination by up to 2 Days!

April 23, 2023
As an indoor microgreen grower, you understand the importance of maximizing your crop’s productivity while minimizing the use of harmful Agri-Chemicals. That’s why we are excited to introduce you to our revolutionary cold plasma seed treatment technology. Plasma treated seeds have been proven to improve germination rates, promote healthier plant growth, and shorten crop cycles. […]
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iGrowNews Features the Wonders of Zayndu’s Cold Plasma Seed Treatments for Their Readers

April 6, 2023
Zayndu’s Seed Treatments are making waves in the agricultural industry with our innovative technology. iGrowNews recently featured the wonders of Zayndu’s Cold Plasma Seed Treatments for their readers, highlighting the benefits and features of this revolutionary product. The Zayndu Cold Plasma seed treatments are designed to improve crop yields, reduce water usage, and increase resistance […]
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Zayndu set to attend British Herb conference & FPC Future events!

February 27, 2023
Zayndu's head of plant science, Dr Alberto Campanaro, is hitting the road this March to deliver presentations on the impact of cold plasma seed treatment on both plant health and productivity for indoor farming businesses.
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Zayndu are hiring!!

February 13, 2023
Due to expansion in our operations, we are seeking to hire two new production team members. Full details and links to apply for either the Lead Production Engineer or Electrical Engineer can be found on our vacancies page. If you have any questions, send us an email at
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Seed Cloud: Upgrading Our Machine Monitoring Capability

February 9, 2023
Seed Cloud, our online system for monitoring and maintaining seed treatment systems, is getting an upgrade – and to get the work done quicker, we’d like to support our in-house team with external developers who can take on a significant portion of the project. If you are interested in tendering for this work, please contact […]
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Celebrating 3 years with Zayndu

February 6, 2023
This week we are recognising one of our microbiology laboratory technicians, Sam Eates, for his 3-year anniversary here at Zayndu Ltd. Head of Biology, Alberto Campanaro, says “Sam has always been a great and key member of my team. His improvement in the last few years has been amazing, both from a quality and precision perspective as well as the […]
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Regional recognition for global impact. Zayndu shortlisted second year in a row for innovation award. 

January 23, 2023
Bigger, faster growing crops, better flavour and up to 7x more yield with zero agrichemicals is just a few of the reasons why Zayndu’s unique cold plasma technology has been shortlisted for the Food and Drink section of the upcoming LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards.
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Increase Yield of Baby Leaves by up to 27% to Combat Energy Spike

December 19, 2022
Growers hit by energy increases could increase productivity with a novel seed treatment. Results from Zayndu show yield increases of 10 – 27% in yield of herb and salad crops and more rapid germination following treatment with its cold plasma systems.
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Driving vertical farm productivity – Zayndu CEO to present and host panel at GAIA 

October 24, 2022
Vertical farming is attracting record investment, according to a recent report, with technologies such as Zayndu's cold plasma seed treatment system that are directed at producing more per unit of space and reducing the time to harvest – crucial to its success.
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Defence against spinach damping off to be discussed at Brassica and Leafy Salad Conference

September 28, 2022
Zayndu to discuss how its chemical-free process increases vigour of spinach seedlings at the Brassica and Leafy Salad Conference. 
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World’s first International Plant Health Conference

September 20, 2022
Globalisation has created an increased risk for plant health, with the potential for transportation of pests and diseases on fresh produce and seeds. London is to host the World's first International Plant Health Conference 21-22nd September 2022 which will look at current and future plant health challenges and how to facilitate safe trade.
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Taking time to remember

September 15, 2022
Together with so many across the country and beyond, we at Zayndu feel a deep sense of loss and sadness at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and offer our sincere condolences to the Royal Family.
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Controlled Environment Agriculture in a dynamic world

September 12, 2022
As energy costs increase will Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) be able to compete with open field cultivation? This is a question often asked, but potentially the wrong question as it assumes that vertical farming is in direct competition with broadacre cultivation. This is one of the issues that will be discussed at the CEA event hosted by University of Plymouth.
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From electric vehicles to electrified air, Zayndu appoints new Head of Engineering

September 6, 2022
As agri-tech start-up Zayndu looks to scale up its cold-plasma chemical-free seed health system it has appointed Andrew Neil in the new role of Head of Engineering to lead product development.
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Amaranth: Increasing Consistency of Germination

July 26, 2022
Amaranth is susceptible to the fungal disease Anthracnose. Treatment with cold plasma removed 100% of seed-born fungi and boosted germination rate and consistency.
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Seed Meets Technology 2022 chance to see Cold Plasma Seed Treatments in action

July 25, 2022
We are taking the Z10 cold plasma system to the Seed Meets Technology 2022 event in Seed Valley; the centre of the Netherlands' plant breeding and seed technology activities
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GreenTech Amsterdam, productivity gains discussed

June 14, 2022
Zayndu will be on stand 05171VF at GreenTech Amsterdam June 14-16th to discuss benefits of priming and disinfecting seed with Zayndu cold plasma treatment systems
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Zayndu Cold Plasma system harnesses ‘plasma agriculture’ to prime seeds for accelerated growth

June 6, 2022
Ten percent more plants from the same number of seeds, faster germination, healthier plants and 25% more fresh weight at harvesting – by using ‘plasma agriculture’ to clean and prime the seeds in one operation, the new Zayndu systems have been shown to increase productivity in Vertical Farms.
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Clean seed and rapid germination – Zayndu launches new plasma system at CEA 4.0

May 20, 2022
Successful customer evaluations have brought forward the launch of Zayndu’s cold plasma systems, which uses activated air to disinfect seeds without water or chemicals.
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Seed technology at CEA 4.0 2022

April 22, 2022
Creating healthy growing environments without the use of chemicals will be one of the hot topics at the event Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) 4.0 2022, one of the largest events in the calendar for vertical farming and indoor farming.
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Double award nomination for Zayndu ‘Activated Air’ technology

April 11, 2022
Zayndu’s innovative use of ‘activated air’ as a seed cleaning alternative to chemical treatments has earnt the company nominations for two awards at the upcoming Insider Made in the Midlands awards night, set for Thursday 26 May 2022.
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Zayndu’s potential recognised by ICURe awards

March 29, 2022
Zayndu has won an award for its presentation at the ICURe Investor Pitch and Showcase Event, where it competed against 11 other early-stage companies. 
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Venturefest West Midlands to feature Zayndu seed-tech

March 23, 2022
Venturefest West Midlands is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and innovators in the vibrant West Midlands business community to meet, engage and exchange ideas. It provides a showcase for science and emerging technologies, and so provides a great opportunity for Zayndu to bring the potential of its plasma agriculture to a wider audience.
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Cleaning is Vital for Heritage Seeds

March 4, 2022
Heritage seeds could be grown commercially in vertical farms if the final source of disease - the seed - can be cleaned effectively with Zayndu's plasma tech
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Innovation award for Zayndu’s plasma-based seed tech

February 28, 2022
Zayndu earned an award for Innovation in Manufacturing and Engineering at the glittering LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2022, for its plasma-based seed cleaning technology.
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Zayndu’s ‘Northern Lights’ Technology Reaches Final of Innovation Awards

January 21, 2022
Zayndu is delighted to be short-listed as an innovator in two categories of the LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2022
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Zayndu Seed Cleaning Accelerates Salad Leaf Growing Cycle

December 1, 2021
We’ve seen some amazing results, treated seeds have resulted in significant reductions in infections, improved germination rates, higher yield and reduced losses,” says Dr Katie Wilkins, Vertical Future
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Zayndu brings chemical free seed treatment to Global Vertical Farming Expo

November 25, 2021
Keeping the controlled growing environment free of pests is critical to a successful vertical farming and a major source of potential contamination is seeds. Zayndu has developed the world’s first ‘activated air’ technology to offer seed disinfectant without the use of chemicals or water. It is a silver sponsor of the Global Vertical Farming Expo (GVFE 2021) a virtual event on 1-2nd December 2021.
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Northern lights phenomenon inspires chemical-free seed cleaning

January 19, 2021
The world’s first ‘activated air’ seed sterilisation system, the Zayndu Z10, provides a dry alternative to chemical treatment or washing.
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Z10 Cold Plasma System Launched

January 15, 2021
We launched the world's first commercially-available plasma seed disinfection system today!
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Meet Us At Agri-TechE

January 5, 2021
Our CEO Ralph Weir, will be presenting at "Keeping It Clean", an event run by Agri-TechE on the 19th January.
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Expanding the Field of Plasma Seed Disinfection

December 7, 2020
We are proud to supply systems to PlasSeed, a research programme led by Loughborough University and Royal Holloway University of London that brings together experts in plasma technology, seed biology, and commercial seed processors.
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Cleaning Seeds for CEA

October 19, 2020
We're very proud to have been awarded a significant UK grant with our partners, Vertical Futures and NIAB (the UK's National Institute for Agricultural Botany)!
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We’re Growing Again…

July 15, 2020
With a significant expansion in the bio-lab, we realised we didn't have enough space for all the equipment; and that being upstairs in a building where the elevators are smaller than a bio-safety cabinet wasn't sensible. We'd carried enough incubators up the stairs, and so it was time to move on!
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See Us At London AgriTech

October 15, 2019
We will be giving a sneak preview of the Z10 cold plasma system at the London AgriTech conference on October 15th.
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New Office

April 15, 2019
We're excited to have moved into new offices on the Loughborough Science Park!
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