News & Events

Below you can browse the latest and archived Botanicoir news, events and press releases. Read through our product advances, growing innovations and industry developments.

Figure 3 Botanicoir Dry XD is quick to hydrate but with very good drainage
Jun 1, 2020  |  News

In control with coir

It’s 15 years since Botanicoir began working with tomato growers to develop what was then a relatively new substrate for the crop. We talk to two early adopters about how it has evolved to meet the demands of today’s production systems and the qualities they most value. Switching from one supplier of a basic substrate… Read in full >

Eric Drummond visit to Sri Lanka
Jun 1, 2020  |  News

Building loyalty by listening to growers

In July this year, Botanicoir had intended to celebrate a special 15 year anniversary with customers and friends. Since 2005 they have of been supplying professional soft fruit growers in the UK with quality coir products. Building personal connections with growers has been central to the way Kalum and Samantha Balasuriya have developed the business…. Read in full >

Legro and Botanicoir
Jan 7, 2020  |  News

Botanicoir join forces with Legro

Drawn together by a passion for innovation and customer focus Two leading producers in the substrate industry announce that they will join forces. The Dutch substrate producer and supplier Legro, has purchased 50% shares in Botanicoir, the British/Sri Lankan coir manufacturer. This partnership will enable Botanicoir to make the necessary investments to cater to the… Read in full >

Strawberries
Dec 10, 2019  |  News

Agronom Berries, Poland

Krzysztof Sak, Agronom Berries: “Hydroponics help us guarantee constant soft fruit supply” Only a couple of years ago the team with Agronom Berries, one of Poland’s biggest soft fruit growers, started growing strawberries hydroponically instead of in the open field. “We thought we’d better start learning since we believe that it would become a necessity… Read in full >

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