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Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes to ensure that you receive the Grodan products you’ve ordered? Find out by reading our series of interviews with some of the people involved! This time around, we spoke to Hans Baekelmans, Crop Consultant.
The European Union wants to achieve climate-neutral food production by 2050. This means that a continued and largescale acceleration of sustainability efforts is needed over the coming years.
Grodan Grofit is the preferred substrate for gerbera growers. The stone wool cubes come in a pot, covered by a solid, 2 cm thick stone wool disk, ready to use. Colours of Nature members swear by it. “All but one of us are using it”, says grower Hen Groenewegen of EveryD Flowers. “Consistent quality, an easily controllable water balance, vital roots and sufficient firmness during harvesting; that’s how we like it”.
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes to ensure that you receive the Grodan products you’ve ordered? Find out by reading a series of interviews with some of the people involved! In this edition, we spoke to Huub Hermus, Key Account Manager Vegetables for the west of the Netherlands.
Do you want to learn more about Grodan? Feel free to sign up to our newsletter. Grodan ensures that growers can make optimum use of its products and services by interpretting the company’s knowledge of and experience with substrate cultivation in terms of up-to-date, crop-oriented advice. Ranging from tailor-made advice from crop consultants to newsletters, seminars and training courses and articles in trade journals.
At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint.
We are the leading supplier of fire resilient stone wool insulation providing solutions for all major application areas, including technical and OEM.
We are a global leader in the supply of innovative stone wool substrate solutions for the professional horticultural based on Precision Growing principles.
We provide customers with a complete ceiling system offer, combining panels with suspension grid systems and accessories.
We manufacture board material mostly used in ventilated constructions, for façade cladding, roof detailing, soffits and fascias.
We develop innovative products used in a wide range of applications, including friction, tracks, coatings, gaskets and fences.