There is an increasing demand for hydroponically grown leafy greens such as lettuce and culinary herbs like basil to enable healthier and more sustainable food production. Growers can realise significant savings on water and fertiliser inputs when using hydroponic methods to grow these crops. Grodan offers targeted products designed to work with the wide array of growing systems.
Grodan AO Plug is a stonewool substrate to grow lettuce, leafy greens and culinary herbs in high tech cultivation
Grodan Cress Plate is a stonewool substrate to grow lmicrogreens and baby leaf crops in high tech cultivation
Grodan offers a crop-specific range of substrate slabs for vegetable growing, specifically for tomato, cucumber, sweet pepper and aubergine crops.
Next Generation 2.0 (NG2.0) is the latest substrate technology from Grodan. This technology enables propagators and growers to produce more while using less water, nutrients and space. It creates optimal growing conditions for a whole season, and allows roots to make better use of the entire substrate. NG2.0 is available in plugs, blocks and slabs to help growers and propagators produce sustainably, healthy fresh vegetables for a growing populationRead the full story
Erik Zwinkels is a tomato grower in Holland. He is one of the managers of the family-run company, Zwinkels Tomaten, which has 20 ha of greenhouses divided among three production sites situated in the Westland region, in north-western Rotterdam. The company specialises in vine tomatoes.Read more