Tree nurseries play an important role in keeping our world livable. Especially now while urbanisation, climate change and the decline of our ecosystems are three major developments, we need plants to increase our wellbeing. After all, multiple studies show that nature relieves stress, promotes an active lifestyle and creates social cohesion.
The demand for raw materials and good substrates is growing fast. More and more companies are switching from open soil to growing in substrates. To meet global needs, Kekkilä-BVB is to create new raw materials with a low environmental footprint which have technical benefits for the crop. In this article we discuss some of the examples available with Bart Verheijen; Product Manager Soft Fruits at Kekkilä-BVB.