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.

2010

Rooting In

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

2013

Sustainability

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

2014

Social Mobility

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

2014

Quality Management

ISO 9001:2008 for outstanding product quality

2016

Traceability

Our international organic stamp is approved

2016

Best Professional Product

Awarded to Cocogreen® for our innovative new technology

2017

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

2018

Queen's Award for Enterprise

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

2018

National Business Awards

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

2018

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

2019

New Branding

Cocogreen® got a fresh new look with our updated branding

2019

OMRI Listed

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

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