"We provide access to a more sustainable way of growing"

Finnish Kekkilä and Dutch BVB Substrates have come together, combining decades of horticultural know-how to create a leader in the European growing media sector

“Thanks to smart technology, vast selection of raw materials and tailored solutions Kekkilä-BVB is able to offer professional growers, landscapers and consumers access to a more sustainable way of growing”, says Juha Mäkinen, CEO of Kekkilä-BVB.

The company continues with its professional growing and consumer brands, such as BVB Substrates, Kekkilä Professional, Kekkilä Garden, Hasselfors Garden, Jardino and Veenbaas. Focus of the new organization is to work towards creating the means for sustainable everyday living around the world through more sustainable growing of food and ornamentals, as well as taking sustainable practices forward in landscaping and home gardening sectors.

“At Kekkilä-BVB, we are here to support our customers along the way. We have already developed tools such as the Environmental Cost Indicator concept, which helps our customers understand how choices related to sustainability impact their financial results. By sharing our proven expertise with customers and partners, we will grow together for a better future”, Mäkinen states.

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