Breaks in production during Christmas holidays

We still have some time to go, but we'd like to inform you about our upcoming holiday production breaks. During the holiday season our different production sites have their own closing dates or adjusted opening hours. Please make sure to check this overview to make sure deliveries and requests can be taken care of as efficiently as possible. Please keep in mind to place your orders well in advance.

The Kekkilä-BVB transaction entered into effect on 4 January 2019

On 9 October 2018, Vapo Oy announced that Vapo’s Grow and Care division and the Dutch company BVB Substrates B.V. will combine to form Kekkilä-BVB Oy, Europe’s leading and most versatile company in the market for professional growers and home gardeners. The combination was carried out by establishing a new company, Kekkilä-BVB Oy, to which Vapo Oy transferred all Kekkilä Oy shares and the Dutch company Nielson Belegging en Beheer B.B. all BVB Substrates B.V. shares. The transaction has been completed today, 4 January 2019.

Products for growing organic young plants

Organic production is a growing trend and it is said to increase its importance to consumers. People are more interested in the origins of food and how it has been produced. Environmentally friendly production methods are preferred and so people look for certified organic products.

Owner of Kekkilä Professional, Finnish VAPO and Dutch BVB combine forces

Finnish Vapo Oy’s horticultural division and Dutch BVB Substrates will merge to form Europe’s leading and most versatile company in the market for professional growers and home gardeners. The new company, called Kekkilä-BVB Oy, merges decades of experience in professional growing and related products. The goal of the company is to provide horticultural solutions that support sustainable development and conserve fresh water, catering to the growing global trend of clean local food and the construction of attractive and pleasant living environments.