Unlike the euphemisms used by most Western companies offering hydroponic grow-ops with artificial lighting for growing ‘tomatoes’ (and not, heaven forbid, marijuana), I am sure this Japanese company, Riken Dengu Seizou Co Ltd., is deadly serious about replacing ornamental foliage plants in offices with ‘Small Vegetables’, hee, hee.
Small Vegetable Plant Designed for Ornamental Purposes
NIKKEI– Tech-On! | Jan 25, 2011
…being grown in the plant were lettuce and leaf lettuce, which can be used for sandwiches and salads. In addition to making a greener environment, the vegetable plant is expected to create a better recreation area in workplaces and homes than traditional ornamental plants because people can pick vegetables and eat them for lunch ...more…