OptiCept Technologies has entered an agreement with the Chilean forestry company CMPC. Cuttings will now be boosted with nutrients using a unique vacuum impregnation technology called OptiBoost.
OptiBoost has entered into a partnership with One Flora Group in the Netherlands. In 2023, commercial tests are going to be done with OptiBoost for the treatment of cut flowers for the company’s end customers. In addition, OptiBoost will open a test centre with a vase life room adjacent to One Flora Group’s facilities in Aalsmeer.
The video shows how the OptiBoost application for cuttings uses vacuum infusion to increase survival rate and better rooting of eucalyptus cuttings.
We use vacuum infusion to impregnate the cut flowers with a nutrient solution. But not just any nutrient solution – we have developed a functionalized nutrient solution based on the third generation of nanotechnology.
The team saw great interest for the OptiBoost technology for cut flowers at Floriexpo 2022.
During autumn of 2021, extensive evaluations of the OptiBoost technology were carried out together with APH and Dagab including 200 grocery stores, results that now lead to Dagab choosing to treat all its roses with OptiBoost.
The OptiBoost team will be exhibiting at the largest B2B floral event in North America.
An OptiBoost for cut flowers system will be installed at the rose grower Redlands Roses in Kenya.
The first ever OptiBoost on Ecuadorain soil. EQR in Ecuador for the evaluation of OptiBoost for cut flowers.
OptiBoost will launch independent sustainability testing in the UK for cut flowers in September.