FSI member & leading Biological crop protection company Koppert reports in their latest newsletter the significant improvements made in the past few years to reduce the use of chemicals in the production of flowers and plants. Together with FSI members and cofounder by IDH the sustainable trade initiative we stimulate this transformation towards more integrated pest management.
“Consumers are increasingly demanding flowers and plants that are sustainably cultivated. A growing number of market parties has placed a complete ban on what are known as neonicotinoids. This raises serious challenges for the entire ornamentals supply chain and much effort is now being devoted to finding solutions and alternatives…”