Karls Markt OHG, headquartered in Rövershagen near Rostock, has been a strawberry specialist for more than 94 years. In addition to strawberry cultivation and strawberry sales stands, they run manufactories for strawberry products such as sweets, jam, soap and others, as well as their own online shop. In addition, there are seven adventure villages in northern and eastern Germany as well as hotels and holiday homes.
Karls employs thousands of people during the peak season, leading the company to seek intelligent solutions to support their pickers during harvest.
Ant Robotics and Karls are cooperating to bring the transport robot to market, with Karls providing specialist farming know-how to adapt and harden the robot to the real-world environment and realities of agriculture.