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    Prestige Award in “Transportation, Manufacturing and Processing"
    The Gala des prestiges honoured the region’s businesses that stood out in various categories, but also in six special awards, including Employer of the Year and Business of the Year. Berger came away with the Prestige Award “Transportation, Manufacturing and Processing” Company. Co-CEOs Mélissa and Valérie Berger were surprised, but are sincerely touched by this recognition, and particularly by the unique 2020 nomination process.
    Growing Mix Advice for Perennial Productions
    The first function of growing media is to provide support for the plant. In other words, it anchors the plant in place. It also needs to create an environment where roots can thrive. Growing media typically consists of a blend of ingredients with different physical and chemical characteristics. This combination of materials creates a structure designed to provide porosity (air space) as well as water and nutrient-holding capacity for plant root uptake. There is no perfect universal perennial mix. However, by reviewing the particularities of your environment and your production strategies, you can help you select the most appropriate mix for you. Find out about the ingredients used to make growing media for perennials, the factors to consider to select the right mix and much more
    Hidden Costs of Making Your Own Growing Mix
    The selling price of crops has not drastically risen over the past decades, but the cost of everything else has increased at a much faster pace. Growers have been very good at optimizing their production in order to maintain decent margins in spite of the increasing expenses for transportation, labour, equipment, chemicals and much more, including growing media. When you are looking at ways to cut down on your production costs, producing your own growing mix may seem like an attractive way to save some money, especially for large-scale growers. It certainly appears to have fewer implications than molding your own containers or manufacturing your own water-soluble fertilizers.
    Get the Technical Grower Support You Deserve
    You don’t get conventional thinking at Berger. You get access to a breadth of expertise few can match. Berger’s technical team members are conducting groundbreaking work in growing mixes to achieve unmatched results in the field. Our success in helping customers achieve better production time and higher crop yields is underpinned by a commitment to scientific excellence and decades of experience in providing consistently high-quality growing mixes. Learn more about the team who has made Berger the authority in growing mixes.

    Mastering the Craft of Growing Media.
    Berger is a worldwide leader in the production of first-quality growing media. For over 50 years, Berger’s team of specialists uses a client-focused approach that meets the specific needs of its customers’ crops. For professional growers, that means consistent growth, predictable results, reliable supply, and moreover, a trustworthy technical support. From start to plant, how you grow matters as much as what you grow.


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    The right partner to grow smarter
    Berger is a vastly different type of growing mix producer. We take a smarter, more strategic approach to growing. We believe that the success is in the details: the right growing mixes can not only jumpstart the quality and yield of a grower’s crops but can also boost its bottom line. Indeed, from start to plant, how you grow matters as much as what you grow.

    Berger has over 50 years of experience, excellence, and evolution in the industry. From its humble beginnings in Saint-Modeste, Québec, when peat moss was harvested manually and sold locally, to today’s international growing-mix powerhouse, Berger has helped its horticultural customers far and wide to achieve unremitting growth with their crops—and businesses. Our reputation for quality and consistency is our trademark.