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Iconic Levington growing media brand turns 50

ICL is celebrating 50 years with Levington at the Four Oaks Trade Show with commemorative booklets detailing its history and a prize draw to win an iPad mini.

“Levington has been the ‘go to’ brand of growing media for the past 50 years,” says Stephen Squires ICL’s business director for the UK and Ireland. “Following continuous R&D and investment, this iconic growing media range remains synonymous with quality and consistency.

“Levington growing media became part of the ICL portfolio in 2011. A global player in the horticultural market, we remain committed to carrying on the development of this pioneering brand - the first research based peat substrate for UK growers. We remain at the forefront of developments in peat-reduced mixes and ICL has also recently launched a high performance peat-free range, Levington Advance Sustain.”

“A substrate is only as good as its raw materials and the skill of the team producing it. Carrying on the Levington tradition, ICL has its own supply of high quality UK peat and sources of equivalent quality imported peats. All stocks are carefully graded and blended at the company’s state-of-the-art production facilities in Scotland.”

Among the latest innovations highlighted at Four Oaks is premixing the bio fungicide Prestop in to the growing media leading to improved convenience and accuracy while helping to keep labour costs down.

The launch of the Levington Advance Sustain peat-free range offers growers high consistency and performance. This new peat-free range features professional grade products specifically tailored to propagation, pot and bedding or nursery stock, including a coarse nursery stock mix.

“Responding to end user demands, and developed and trialled over five years, this new peat free range keeps the Levington portfolio at the forefront of market developments,” says Stephen Squires.

For more information:
ICL Group
Epsilon House, West Road, Ipswich.
IP3 9FJ
T: +44 (0)1473 237100
F: +44 (0)1473 237150
E: prof.sales@icl-group.com
www.icl-group.com
www.icl-sf.co.uk
www.icl-sf.ie

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