Gistening like the nearby North Sea on a sunny day, the UK’s largest greenhouse complex, Thanet Earth, is a statuesque structure in The Isle of Thanet – the easternmost part of Kent not far from the coast. Thanks to the area’s temperate climate, the region has been renowned for producing field vegetables such as cauliflowers for years. Now, it is also well-known for brightening up the plates of British consumers with its sustainably-produced salad crops – all grown inside Thanet Earth’s 45 hectares of six state-of-the-art glasshouses. Utilizing sustainable technologies such as combined heat and power (CHP), it produces 400 million tomatoes a year, 24 million peppers, and 30 million cucumbers.