In an industry first for coir production, investment in a state-of-the-art drying facility promises to ensure the issues caused by a two-year long monsoon in Sri Lanka, can never happen again. Sri Lanka is the world’s largest exporter of coir fibre-based products. Since the introduction of industrial coir manufacturing in the country in the 1900’s,… Read in full >
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Quality, sustainability and longevity in coir production Looking out of the plane as you land at Bandaranaike International Airport north of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, you see coconut palm plantations everywhere. Hardy surprising, as you’re on the southern fringe of what’s known as the ‘coconut triangle’ on the west coast of this large… Read in full >
Despite one of the wettest Augusts on record, and a poor start to September, the usual peaks and troughs in production (although not too bad it seems this year) and the real threat of the new ‘living wage’, UK soft fruit growers remain optimistic. They are, by nature, optimistic folk. Results with Botanicoir’s products have… Read in full >
Delivering quality coir to Britain’s fruit, vegetable and nursery growers is at the heart of Botanicoir’s business. In a short 10 years, this UK based company has developed a top class reputation for supplying reliable and consistent products that continue to grow in popularity across the industry. In the UK, Botanicoir has partnered with Agrovista… Read in full >