They are natural talents who have made their family businesses great through hard work. The practice was their school and not so much the school desk. Peter Dekker turned PDI into a global player. Bert van Ruijven of Arcadia had the vision and courage to go for disbudded chrysanthemum. Patriarchs who now make their (life) experience available to a new generation.
Positive energy for '22
A smile can work like magic! It brings people together.
BASF completes full growing season and achieves 121 kilograms by implementing the Plant Empowerment philosophy
In the summer of 2021, BASF Vegetable Seeds completed its second growing season in line with the Plant Empowerment philosophy at its Nunhems location in 's-Gravenzande, the Netherlands. With the support of the multidisciplinary team, the crop production strategy has now been put into practice, achieving a total yield of 121 kg per m2.
Nursery Gebr. Grootscholten is showing the way
On the outskirts of Kwintsheul, the Netherlands, are the two complexes of trade nursery Gebr. Grootscholten. For more than 75 years, the company has grown a wide range of up to fifty annual summer bloomers; cyclamen, chrysanthemums, lavender, and other seasonal products.
GreenBalanZ in balance (again)
The Van der Weijden dynasty in Kudelstaart, the Netherlands, has been cultivating three generations of Phalaenopsis orchids. The current owner Lennard continues the policy of his father Sjaak; to grow as sustainably as possible.
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Leadership change in Svensson North America
Matt Bonavita is appointed new General Manager and President of Ludvig Svensson Inc, effective October 1st.
The sustainable mission of… SweetPoint
He was one of the first to grow pointed peppers. That says everything about the progressiveness of Wim van der Lans. Wim was also quick in the field of sustainability. First as an individual grower, for 18 years under the SweetPoint flag and from 2015 also as a member of the Growers United cooperative. Wim talks about SweetPoint's sustainable ambitions.
Climaflow – the solution to accelerate your growing climate
ClimaFlow, a solution that combines Hinova’s VentilationJet System®, and Svensson’s advisory service, Climate House.
Luxous H2no - Bring in the light
Condensation droplets on your climate screens cause an 8% reduction in light. Svensson’s renewed H2no technology transforms these condensation droplets into a film of water, and thus prevents light from being lost.
Consciously growing together.
Over four decades, Svensson has increased production and improved crop quality globally. But we are also helping growers worldwide to create a better climate for sustainable greenhouse cultivation with reduced climate impact.
From analyzing data to optimizing cultivation
Data is becoming increasingly valuable, also in greenhouse horticulture. That is no longer news. To measure is to know, but what do you know exactly? In addition to the data itself, the interpretation of data is just as important.