Kekkilä-BVB is one of Europe’s biggest companies in professional growing and the largest producer of horticultural peat. It is a market leader in the Nordic countries with its well established Kekkilä Garden and Hasselfors Garden brands. In Western Europe, Jardino and Veenbaas are well known among consumers, and global growers use Kekkilä-BVB’s well known growing media products sold under the BVB Substrates and Kekkilä Professional brands. Products and services are aimed at professional growers and home gardeners, bedding peat and horticultural raw material customers, landscapers and bedding peat customers. The total turnover of these operations amount to approximately EUR 250 million. The company employs around 500 people in Finland, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany, Estonia and Spain. Products are exported to 100+ countries. Kekkilä-BVB is a part of Vapo Group. Vapo has a 520-million-euro turnover and it employs about 850 people. Vapo has three divisions; Grow & Care, Energy and New Businesses.