The Agaris Grow Bag was introduced as a more cost-effective and sustainable alternative to conventional inert substrates. The mat is suitable for growing various types of greenhouse fruit and vegetables, like tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants, peppers and strawberries.
Hortiviv® has been in-house developed by Agaris and is the first microbial inoculum working on hydroponic substrates. Growing on Hortiviv® substrates stimulates your plants and simply makes your plants more resilient.
BIGH (Building Integrated Greenhouses) recently completed construction of the largest rooftop city farm in Europe. Located in Brussels, the Ferme Abattoir will be delivering fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and fish to local stores and restaurants. Agaris delivered special rooftop substrates for the project and is therefore an important partner.
By pursuing RPP certification, Agaris produces peat in a responsible manner. RPP assures that peat is not coming from peatlands with high conservation value, that the surrounding areas are not affected by peat extraction and that the bogs are rehabilitated to their natural state after extraction.
Agaris is partner in the European Horti-BlueC research project. The project will investigate the upcycling of circular products from agriculture and fisheries for use in horticulture.
In 2018, Agaris Horti obtained the renewal of their ISO 9001 certificate in the new version 2015. With this certificate Agaris assures his customers that everything within her power will be done to assure the best quality in accordance with customers’ desires.
The 29th of January 2018 is a new milestone in the realization of our company policy with the obtaining of ISO14001v2015 certification of our environmental management system in France and Belgium.
On 1 January 2018, former Vice Chairman Stefaan Vandaele officially took over the chairmanship of Growing Media Europe. He has the ambition to bring the European growing media sector to the next level.