The cactus remains intact and can be harvested again and again from the same plant. A cactus plantation lasts up to 8 years.
The drying process takes place under open sunlight. No additional energy is therefore required.
No additional watering is necessary.
Cultivating cacti ensures a natural reduction in carbon dioxide, as cacti have a high CO2 binding capacity.
The entire ranch is herbicide and pesticide free.
The other remaining organic cactus material is sold to the food industry and recycled.
Reforestation with cactus plantations improves the biodiversity in the region.