Bilashaka Lodge: “a little paradise”

Bilashaka Flowers is the Kenyan company of Zuurbier & Co., led by Joost and Ingrid Zuurbier. The company is situated at Lake Naivasha, a two-hour drive from Nairobi. In addition to the 28 ha cultivation of roses the couple owns ‘a little paradise’ called Bilashaka Lodge. Bilashaka Lodge is a guesthouse in the middle of…

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Participation in strawberry conference provides interesting new contacts

Early September the International Strawberry Congress took place in Antwerp (Belgium). Nearly 300 participants from 24 countries shared their knowledge and experiences about strawberries. Strawberries are a very popular product among consumers worldwide. The producing countries export large volumes to countries where little is produced. To adapt to the growing demand for strawberries, several countries…

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Only the very best cocopeat for soft fruit!

Cocopeat which completely satisfies the soft fruit growers� requirements: Dutch Plantin cocopeat. Dutch Plantin processes the raw coconut into a perfectly buffered and rinsed product: low EC, low in silicon and low in boron. The Dutch company has production locations in Helmond and Boekel. Dutch Plantin produces the cocopeat for potting soil companies in and…

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Participation with the Naivasha Horticultural Fair

Dutch Plantin is participating with the horticultural fair in Naivasha (Kenya) on 20th and 21st September, in order to meet (new) customers. Growers of flowers and vegetables can obtain information regarding the various different cocopeat applications from our stand. We are looking forward to acquiring a good partner in Kenya, one which understands growing on…

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GroSci 2013 Symposium

The GroSci 2013 Symposium, that was held June 17-21 in Leiden (The Netherlands), was the perfect opportunity for Dutch Plantin to meet researchers and technical people from all over the world. Topics like water, composts, peat mixtures, peat replacements, peat additives, nutrients, reuse of disposed water often touched our coco peat products. There is still…

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Our customers get the right support

There is much choice in coco world. This results in the fact that all kinds of qualities and prices are available on the market. Essential for successful growing is not only the right choice of coco products. Sizes, volumes and the right specifications of the coco is important to succeed. Good support at the grower…

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