Saving water in our coir production process

A lot of water is used within the coir production process to ensure safe use and top quality. In this article we focus on the actions we've taken to lower water usage and increase sustainability.

Why our coir is the safest coir

Coir, a raw material coming from coconuts is often part of BVB Substrates growing media. Let’s have a look at the way our coir is prepared for use and the benefits of Kekkilä-BVB’s way of doing things has.

Why coir is used in growing media

Coir is one of the commonly used components of our growing media. In this article we have a look at what this material exactly is, where it comes from and why it is used for growing.

Research: Disease-free mushroom cultivation

Good casing soil is at the foundation of successful mushroom cultivation. How can that contribute to disease-free cultivation? The results of a four-year study conducted by Wageningen University and Research (WUR) will allow the sector to put a number of pieces in the right place in the jigsaw that looking for these answers is. However, the puzzle is far from complete.

Safe growing media

The health benefits and safety of our food is more relevant now than ever. With a pandemic affecting the global population people need to be able to rely on the safety of their food. That means growers take great care to follow the right safety procedures and treat their crops with care. The growing media used also need to be on top of this, as it is a possible source of contamination. We take this very seriously as well and want to make sure growers know they can rely on our products. In this article we explain everything a grower needs to know about our safe growing media.

Methods for growing strawberries in growing media

Do you want to start growing strawberries in growing media? Or are you just looking for ways to improve your current methods? Make sure to check out this article about strawberry containers and watering methods.

Benefits of European growing media

Growing media within the BVB Substrates product portfolio offer outstanding qualities that stimulate and support desired plant growth. Even though we offer a wide variation of blends, tailored to fit the exact needs of different crops, varying growing conditions and individual growers, they have one thing in common: the use of high-quality raw materials.

Conditions for successful strawberry cultivation

If you wound up on this page, we assume that you consider switching to growing strawberries in growing media, or are interested in the most important aspects around it. This article provides you with an overview of the most important conditions for strawberry cultivation.

Growing media for automated processes

If you are using a hydroponic system, or another automated system at your farm, it’s really important to select suitable growing media. Continue reading to learn more.