Many greenhouse entrepreneurs are bothered by insect pests in their crops on a regular basis. This story is mainly about moths, a pest that we try to keep under control as much as possible.
Not far from the historic old town of Munich, you will find the beautiful, stately historic hotel "Bayerische Hof" dating from 1841.
We aim to grow healthy products in a CO2-neutral way without using any fossil fuels. In this story we share how our underground heat/cold storage provides a basis to do so.
We harvest up to 15% of our necessary heat… from canals around our greenhouse! By making smart use of the Dutch polder landscape, we burn 100,000 m3 less gas per year.
People have been collecting plants for many years; for food, for trade and as medicine. In this story we take you through the history of the "plant hunters".
The chef and ice-cream maker Jordi Guillem and the gourmet Annette Abstoss show us the way down a path full of possibilities.
While the beans in the famous fairy tale “jack and the beanstalk” reach high into the sky, the bean seedlings at Koppert Cress stay nice and small.
Pastry is the perfection of sweet temptation that cannot be surpassed in grace and delight. Marcel Thiele's own teacher always said that the perfect pastry creation could be compared to an angel wing.
Loving nature is something we are taught. By leading by example, we pass this lesson on to the next generation.
The combination of circumstances at Koppert Cress made it possible to develop a unique system of solar collectors in collaboration with Bart van Meurs: the "energy roof".