Our History

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Founded together by Dr. Sudesh Fernando & Thomas Ogden, Cocogreen® has become the leading supplier of coir substrates chosen by the world’s most prestigious growers.

Spanning over the last decade, Cocogreen has set a benchmark in quality, delivering consistent physical, chemical and biological properties. Through the years we have grown a loyal customer base around the world, 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.

Combining its ever-advancing solutions and customer-centric operations, Cocogreen® continues to strive to be the first choice growing media supplier globally in 2021 and beyond!


Setting up Base

We set up our headquarters in the North of the UK



The first coir substrate provider to join the ranks of LEAF all thanks to our exceptional standards


Social Mobility

SA8000 accreditation is awarded to Cocogreen thanks to outstanding levels of compliance within our workplace standards


Quality Management

We receive the ISO 9001:2008 for outstanding product quality which we have retained still to this day!



Approved by Ecocert for our international organic stamp


Best Professional Product

Awarded to us for our innovations and new technologies


Research, Support & Training

Supporting the AgTech industry we help to set up The WET Centre - training for future. Contributing& funding research programs & demonstration areas to help educate on best practices in substrate production


Queen's Award for Enterprise

Honored with the prestigious award for outstanding and sustained growth in UK International Trade, a prestigious award indeed!


Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme

We became a partner helping to advise other businesses on export, social mobility, and sustainability as part of the Northern Powerhouse organization. Part of the UK government’s vision for a connected, globally-competitive economy in the north.


National Business Awards

Reaching a finalist spot which recognizes and rewards excellence across all business sectors in the UK


A Slick New Style

Cocogreen® provide a fresh new style to our brand. Greener and super stylish we role the new brand across the globe


OMRI Listed

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

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