Sustainable Growing

The growing success of a happy lettuce company

25 May 2022

Hydroponic lettuce growing in Finland

When Finnish hydroponic lettuce growers Viherkaste OY found themselves facing persistent production problems, they worked with experts from Grodan to find a solution. Here CEO Erkki Nylund and Operational Manager Ilkka Saloranta discuss their journey.

Producing 5 million heads per year, Viherkaste is one of Finland’s 10 largest lettuce producers with about 5% market share. The bulk of their production is for two of the country’s largest wholesaler

Viherkaste OY, blog article, grodan
You can’t put a price on the advice we got from Grodan. We’re now better equipped to figure out other issues before they become a real problem.
We now produce more from less, making us a greener company.
We’re no longer satisfied with things being OK. We now always try to improve performance.

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