Erik Gipmans is the Vice Chair of Plantum, the trade association for companies in the breeding, propagation and cultivation of seeds and young plants sector. He is a co-owner and member of the Executive Board at Gipmans Group.
Erik interprets sustainable cultivation as replacing crop protection products for resilient plants with the ability to ward off pathogens themselves. Substrates are important to him because they add quality at the start of the chain. “The demand sustainable substrates is currently highly relevant, so that we can position our products properly on the market” he believes.