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.
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".
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.
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.
Loving nature is something we are taught. By leading by example, we pass this lesson on to the next generation.
Eat plants, not pills. That is the true message of the greenhouses in the Westland area. Existing to feed the world in a healthy and sustainable way.
The chef and ice-cream maker Jordi Guillem and the gourmet Annette Abstoss show us the way down a path full of possibilities.
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.
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".