"Tomatoes grow well on sugar beets' waste water"

Sugar beets are turned into sugar, but because a sugar beet consists of water for 75%, a lot of residual water remains after production. This water, which would normally be drained, will get a new destination in the greenhouse horticulture area Nieuw Prinsenland in the Netherlands. Suiker Unie captured the project.

Piet Janmaat, CV Glastuinbouw Nieuw Prinsenland: "It is a circular solution. We reuse water which would have ended up in the sea. It is a great addition to rain water and the tomatoes grow very well on it."

 

For more information:
Nieuw Prinsenland
www.nieuwprinsenland.nl

Suiker Unie
www.suikerunie.nl

 


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