15 July 2021

Biobest innovation partner Delphy ISFC: ‘talking, sharing, improving’

Biobest is an internationally operating company with branch offices on all continents. Biobest Nederland is active in the consultancy, sales and distribution of biological crop protection. Pollinators, beneficial insects and biopesticides are supplied to growers, either directly or through distribution partners. The company once started with bumblebees in tomato cultivation. This opened the door to the further development of biological pest control. Meanwhile, there is a lot of growth in biological pest control. Worldwide fungicides and pesticides are being withdrawn from the market. Biobest compensates for this with biological pest control, both with beneficial insects, pheromones, monitoring tools such as sticky traps and ribbons and also with biological fungicides and pesticides. A lot of research and development is necessary in order to be able to serve growers properly and to keep track of the current situation.

Innovation partner of Delphy ISFC

Biobest is of the opinion that it is important to cooperate with an innovative company like Delphy: ‘As a supplier we want to join Delphy ISFC. From a commercial point of view but certainly also because this research location is important for the entire soft fruit sector. Innovations do happen here, and we want to contribute to that from our vision. Talking, sharing, improving’.
The Delphy ISFC location will be used to visit with customers and to show them the developments, close to the source. Of course Biobest will be present at future open days to invest in the soft fruit network.

About Delphy ISFC

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.

A special initiative to jointly drive innovation in the soft fruit sector are the ‘innovation partners’ of Delphy ISFC. They invest collectively in projects that contribute to a progressive soft fruit sector. The focus of the Delphy ISFC innovation partners is on themes like resilient cultivation, developing new cultivation strategies, optimising the propagation of soft fruit, cultivation under LED light and digitalisation.


For questions please contact Bart Jongenelen +31 (0)6 53 15 14 12; b.jongenelen@delphy.nl
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