Coconut palm trees versus oil palm trees

The coconut products from Dutch Plantin come from the coconut palm tree (cocos nucifera), not to be confused with the oil palm tree (elaeis guineensis). Although not nearly everyone knows the differences between these two tree species, there are clear differences. Oil palm The oil palm is mass cultivated on large plantations. The largest production…

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Dutch Plantin is expanding its production locations

During the past year, the weather had a significant influence on our production. Due to an exceptionally long rainy season in India and a seemingly never-ending period of frost in the Netherlands, we were occasionally not able to meet the requirements of our customers completely. And that peeks our pride, which is why we are…

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Dutch Plantin aims for sustainability

Dutch Plantin sees itself as a cutting-edge company, especially when it comes to socially responsible business. We respect the world around us both people and environment. Bio-coconut products Our coconut products are produced on the basis of fairness and sustainability; coconut husks used to be regarded as a waste product. Sustainability is also a key…

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Cocopeat for Strawberry Cultivation

Cocopeat is a natural, and renewable resource produced from coconut husks. When coconut husks are being processed, two type of products are being extracted: Cocopeat is a natural, and renewable resource produced from coconut husks. When coconut husks are being processed, two type of products are being extracted: 1. Coconut fibres to be used in…

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Cocopeat for Rose cultivation

Cocopeat is a natural, and renewable resource produced from coconut husks. When coconut husks are being processed, two type of products are being extracted: Cocopeat is a natural, and renewable resource produced from coconut husks. When coconut husks are being processed, two type of products are being extracted: 1. Coconut fibres to be used in…

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Cocopeat for Professional Horticulture

Cocopeat is a natural, and renewable resource produced from coconut husks. When coconut husks are being processed, two type of products are being extracted: Cocopeat is a natural, and renewable resource produced from coconut husks. When coconut husks are being processed, two type of products are being extracted: 1.Coconut fibres to be used in matresses,…

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When lifespan is prolonged by ageing!

Earlier issues of FCI have indicated the growing interest among growers on all continents to adapt their production to soil-less systems. Earlier issues of FCI have indicated the growing interest among growers on all continents to adapt their production to soil-less systems. Growing media products originating from coir are currently recognised to be in strong…

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