Pindstrup Mosebrug A/S is one of the world's leading producers of high-quality substrates for professional growers. Customers in more than 100 countries have chosen Pindstrup as their preferred supplier of growing media. With more than 100 years of experience in the peat business and 5 decades of supplying substrates to the horticultural and agricultural industries, we at Pindstrup know how to harvest and handle the raw materials so our customers can rely on a consistent product, every time. Our knowhow is reflected in the high Pindstrup quality, and Pindstrup growing media are a strong basis for healthy plants. Our products are developed and designed in close collaboration with our customers. Based on our experience and cooperation with growers around the world, we also offer a wide range of products for the amateur gardener.
Founded in 1905
Pindstrup Mosebrug A/S was founded in the village of Pindstrup, Denmark, by entrepreneur Johannes F. la Cour in 1905. During the first decades the company was involved in various activities, one of which was the cutting of peat blocks for heating. Peat was also sold as livestock litter.
In the 1960s, the use of peat for heating began to decrease, and the company looked for alternative outlets for their products. At the same time, peat had begun to be used as a great growing media for plants, and the company started to develop and sell peat substrates, both in Denmark and also for export, to an increasing extent. With time, other company activities were divested.
Subsidiaries established around the world
In 1979, a subsidiary was established in Northern Ireland – Bulrush Horticulture Ltd., which caters for the markets in Ireland and Great Britain.
Another subsidiary was established in Spain in 1989 when a peat company was acquired near Burgos north of Madrid. Pindstrup Mosebrug S.A.E. covers the markets in Spain and Portugal.
Cooperation with an Estonian peat company began in the early 1990s, and Estonian Peat Products was established in Viljandi, Estonia, as a joint venture. In the mid-1990s, Pindstrup acquired a number of bogs in Latvia as well as a peat company near Riga, and in 1998, a new subsidiary and factory – SIA Pindstrup Latvia – was established. Pindstrup Latvia supplies customers worldwide with Baltic peat.
The latest expansion of the Pindstrup Group is the acquisition of ZAO Rostorfinvest in Russia, which took place in 2013. Rostorfinvest later changed its name to OOO Pindstrup and covers the Russian market and the CIS states.
Pindstrup around the world
In addition to the above production sites, the Pindstrup Group has sales offices and consultants in many countries across the globe. For contact information, please look up your local Consultant or find all Pindstrup addresses.
Today, the Pindstrup Group employs more than 800 employees, all dedicated to creating growth for our customers, every day.