WAGENINGEN, Netherlands: Haifa Group, a global supplier of water soluble fertilisers and controlled release fertilizers, is delighted to announce a partnership with Delpy’s Innovative Soft Fruit Centre in the Netherlands.
Haifa Group is a well-known name in the agricultural sector. Brand names such as Multi-K (potassium nitrate), Poly-Feed™ and Soluplant™ (NPK fertilizers) MyMultifeed™ (customer specific compositions in big bags), Multicote™ (controlled-release fertilizers) and Haifa Cal™ prime (highly concentrated calcium nitrate) fit in well with the high demands from the soft fruit sector.
The Haifa team thinks and moves along with the grower and works from customer-specific concepts to achieve the grower’s aim: resilient crop, better yield and higher return.
Haifa’s slogan and motto ‘Pioneering the Future’ is perfectly in line with Delphy ISFC’s mission. With the partnership, Haifa joins Delphy ISFC and its other innovation partner to enable higher return for the grower. W
illem-Jan de Kort and Pieter van Dongen, who work at Haifa North West Europe say, “By entering into a partnership with Delphy ISFC, we expect that the product range will be even better aligned to meet the challenges of the future: resilient growth, efficient use of fertilizers and water, and others. With the introductions of the biostimulant portfolio (HaifaStim™) and customer-specific micro nutrient mixes (HaifaMicroMix™), great steps have been taken in 2021 towards more sustainable and efficient cultivation. By the end of 2021 we will introduce our next advance in the field of controlled release nutrition, the Multicote™ Premier range to exceed the ever increasing demands of our customers.”
Delphy Innovative Soft Fruit Centre is the new hotspot of the international soft fruit sector. Delphy ISFC operates as an incubator for knowledge and innovation in soft fruit and also as the meeting point of the sector. In a unique way knowledge development and implementation are brought together on an international scale. Unique because of the connection with the sector and the cooperation with partners. Knowledge implementation is the second important factor. This is expressed through international events, knowledge days and other initiatives where research results are shared.
Haifa and Delphy ISFC will jointly invest in projects contributing to a more an even more advanced soft fruit sector. The focus of Delphy ISFC is on resilient cultivation, new cultivation strategies, optimising soft fruit propagation, digitalisation, and cultivation under LEDs.