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.
In this video, Sweden’s leading importer of cut flowers, APH explains how the use OptiBoost® to boost sales, reduce waste and enhance the cut flower experience for consumers
Katarzyna “Kasia” Dymek is one of the great minds behind the OptiBoost method for treating cut flowers and cuttings. How does the OptiBoost technology benefit the flower industry? What is Vacuum infusion and how do you move from spinach to roses in your research? We got all the answers after our talk with Kasia! From […]
Losses of unrooted cuttings are severe for many forestry companies. OptiBoost for cuttings – an application based on vacuum infusion technology has shown great results in increasing the survival rate of unrooted cuttings, especially Eucalyptus and Corymbia cuttings. Read more about how it works below. The challenges of planting trees from cuttings There are several […]
The incorporation of new technology in the flower industry can help to improve the quality of flowers, increase efficiency, reduce costs, and make flower production more sustainable. The OptiBoost system implements a treatment that has the potential to assist in all areas. Technology developments in the flower industry The flower industry has seen some technological […]
In 2019 OptiCept installed OptiBoost for cut flowers in their facilities in Malmö, Sweden.
After some months of trials, amazing results were achieved.
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.
OptiBoost enrich the cut flower and support its optimal performance leading to higher sales and reduced waste in retail.
The waste of cut flowers is both a huge sustainability issue as well as an economical one. The OptiBoost technology has proven to be a solution and has proven results within retail. Cut flowers that are treated with the OptiBoost technology gain several advantages. The most prominent one is that the life expectancy of the […]