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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Coco-chips as a substitute for Bark

Now that the production of pine bark from France and Portugal is under pressure, more and more potting soil producers change from bark to Coco-chips as an additive to improve drainage and air porosity in their potting soil. Now that the production of pine bark from France and Portugal is under pressure, more and more…

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Growbag RHP-certified

Dutch Plantin is the FIRST producer of compressed Growbags which is allowed to use the RHP quality mark on its growbags. The quality mark is concerning: approved origin of the raw material; clean processing location in India; characteristics of the growbags e.g. organic material, bulk density, air pores); uniformity of the growbag dimensions (length x…

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Bus transport for co-workers

India is the land of big distances. Therefore our Indian co-workers face huge difficulties to travel to our coco-production facilities. Often there is no good bus connection and not all co-workers own a decent alternative India is the land of big distances. Therefore our Indian co-workers face huge difficulties to travel to our coco-production facilities.…

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