New packaging

Over the past months the new packaging for our trusted products has been introduced to customers. Not all products are delivered in the updated designs yet, but this will soon be the case.

Innovation partner Delphy ISFC

Kekkilä-BVB has become an innovation partner of Delphy ISFC through substrate brand BVB Substrates. Through this collaboration we focus on the development and dissemination of knowledge within the soft fruit sector. Due to this strong bond between independent research partners and the sector, we expect to be able to make an important contribution through relevant innovations.

Boosting Serbian fruit growers

Last month the groundwork for “Netherlands Small Fruit Solutions” has started. This is a three-year project in Serbia aiming to find ways to increase the harvest and the price growers get for the fruits.

Grow21 Festival by Kekkilä-BVB

In a couple of weeks the online Grow21 Festival will be held! During this horticultural festival various experts will take the virtual stage to share knowledge and insights.

Expanding business to the USA

Earlier today Kekkilä-BVB, and in particular product brand BVB Substrates, announced to expand their business in full scale.

Interview: Blumenparadies Hasselt

Blumenparadies Hasselt is located right between the German cities of Kleef, Kalkar and Goch. The heart of every gardener will beat faster seeing the wide range on offer at this garden centre on 5,500 square metres. Bedding and balcony plants, roses, hydrangeas and house plants are some of the specialties on offer. ‘We try to delight our customers with ready-made concepts. BVB Substrates' special Jardino potting soils perfectly complement this.' says manager Richard Aymans.

Support from a distance

Just like many others our Sales Advisors are currently working from home. However they usually fill their days with visits to growers they have now found other ways to help our customers!

New warehouse eases spring peak

Electric reach trucks with a “blue spot” safety light noiselessly zoom around the warehouse. On October 1st 2019, the brand-new warehouse of BVB Substrates in De Lier opened for use. The building can hold over 10,000 pallets. Garden centres, DIY centres and retailers can count on smooth delivery of clean pallets of potting soil during the spring peak.

BVB Substrates in space?

Almost two years ago American space agency NASA approached us, because they wanted to learn more about one of our products. So, you probably wonder, why the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is interested in growing media by BVB Substrates?  Read on to learn about this product, and the project we're working on with NASA.