Transforming the global food systems
Highlights from F&A Next, the yearly event where investors meet food and agri startups. Nina Kinnunen, Director Sustainability, Brand & Communications shares her key take away from the event full of interesting speeches, demonstrations by startups and visits to the WUR campus to get a sneak preview on the future of food production.
Greener urban environment through circular economy
Meadows and nutrient recycling increase the diversity of the built environment above and below ground The debate around nutrient recycling in Finland often focuses heavily on the countryside and agricultural recycled fertilizers. However, the nutrients recycled in the growing media also end up back in the built environment. As more and more natural meadows or green roofs are added to cities, biodiversity will also increase.
Fire at Kekkilä-BVB´s Grubbenvorst production site – situation under control / Brand in fabriek van Kekkilä-BVB in Grubbenvorst – situatie onder controle
On Sunday the 15th of May there was a fire at the bark department on the Grubbenvorst site. Factory was not working at the time of the accident and there were no people injuries. One building and some machinery were damaged.
The story of circular substrates
The circular economy and sustainability are terms that are used by many companies repeatedly, interchangeably, and occasionally without real-life examples. With that in mind, we thought it was about time to tell the story our circular substrates in Finland, from start to finish and back again.
The green industry’s milestone event – Grow22 starts today, March 1, at 9.00 CET
The second Grow22 festival organised by Kekkilä-BVB, a leading company in horticulture, will return to address crucial current topics impacting the horticulture and growing sector. Two days of high-level keynote speeches, inspiring discussions and in-depth sessions with industry leaders, policy makers and green industry representatives will help us build an understanding of the complexities of our mission to create a more sustainable future for our industry.