Creating Green Growth

We are creating green growth. We are an international company, with a strategy of satisfying people’s essential needs for clean food, air and water. We promote professional growing and home gardening, the construction of attractive and pleasant living environments and the well-being of animals. We provide our customers local fuels and produce activated carbon for air and water purification.

Grow & Care

The Neova Grow&Care division includes the business operations of Kekkilä-BVB and G&C Materials. Kekkilä-BVB is Europe’s leading producer of home gardening and professional growing media. Its product selection also includes other products targeted at home gardeners and landscapers. Kekkilä-BVB’s other divisions are recycling and composting. G&C Materials produces and sells animal bedding in Finland and is responsible for Neova Group’s horticultural peat wholesale. We provide products and services to over 100 countries worldwide.

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Neova Ventures uses its in-house product development activities to create new and responsible high-added-value products based on refining local natural materials. Ventures is also responsible for the cooperation with higher education institutions and research centres as well as for innovation activities across business boundaries.

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Neova Carbons is a forerunner in the growing activated carbon market. Activated carbon is used for air and water purification. It is also needed in industrial processes and food production to adsorb chemicals, metals and odours. Neova’s first production plant will be completed in 2021 in Ilomantsi. We will enter international markets under the Novactor product name.

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Neova Fuels sells local wood fuels and energy peat under the Vapo brand and is responsible for the Group’s energy wood acquisition. The share of renewable biofuels is already more than half of the division’s turnover. Our target is to achieve significant growth in business and services based on the supply of renewable biofuels. This division is responsible for managing and optimising the Group’s landed property and real estate assets as well as for the wind power projects. The division also includes the fuel businesses of Neova AB and AS Tootsi Turvas.

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Vapo’s name will change to Neova

After the structural changes implemented over the last years, we have become an international operator whose fastest growing businesses include the production of horticulture products that support professional greenhouse growing and gardening, the production of activated carbon for purposes such as air and water purification and renewable forms of energy. The new name of the company reflects the green growth path that we have chosen to follow. We want to recycle, purify, renew and grow.

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LIVE EVENT 11.5.2021

Learn more by participating in the live stream on Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 1 p.m. The event is held in Finnish. During this approximately one-hour virtual event, we will introduce the Group’s strategy, innovation activities and new projects hosted by Neova’s CEO Vesa Tempakka. We will also reveal what has given rise to the gardening boom in Europe. Welcome!

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Sustainability guides our business

Our sustainability target is to become a net positive company. By combining our world-class expertise with local natural raw materials, we create products for growing plants and purifying air and water. We create new circular economy models which revive local communities and help our customers achieve their goals. Continuous renewal is our strength. We are committed to continuously improving our operations and developing our environmental efforts. We want to be recognised as a responsible and sustainable company wherever we operate.

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