About Us & History

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Founded by Dr. Sudesh Fernando & Thomas Ogden, Cocogreen® has become a world-leading coir substrates brand.

Over the last decade, Cocogreen® has set the benchmark in quality, delivering consistent physical, chemical and biological properties. As a result, we’ve grown our loyal customer base across the globe, who expect nothing less than high-quality and reliable products.

As part of the Cocogreen brand  we not only provide reliable service to our customers but we also care for all our team who work each day to help build a better future.


Rooting In

We set up our base camp in our UK headquarters in Manchester



We became part of LEAF as the first coir substrate provider to join its ranks, thanks to our exceptional standards


Social Mobility

Awarded the SA8000 accreditation with outstanding levels of compliance within areas such as workplace standards


Quality Management

ISO 9001:2008 for outstanding product quality



Our international organic stamp is approved


Best Professional Product

Awarded to Cocogreen® for our innovative new technology


Research, Training, Support

Cocogreen® supported the AgTech industry by setting up The WET Centre - training for future. We contribute and fund research projects and demonstration areas to educate on best practices for substrate production


Queen's Award for Enterprise

We were honoured to receive the prestigious award for outstanding and sustained growth in UK International Trade


National Business Awards

We reached finalist position at the awards which recognises and rewards excellence across all business sectors in the UK


Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme

Northern Powerhouse is the UK government’s vision for a connected, globally-competitive northern economy. In 2018, we became a partner helping to advise other businesses on export, social mobility, and sustainability


New Branding

Cocogreen® got a fresh new look with our updated branding


OMRI Listed

2019 welcomed Cocogreen® as being listed as an OMRI organic use product

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