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Back to News Group of four people in a office room standing in front of a wall with the Cocogreen logo. There is only one woman and she has blonde hair and is wearing a pink dress. There is an Asian man to the far right wearing a blue suit and a blue checked shirt. He is sitting on a desk surrounded by awards.

5th February 2020

Cocogreen – Video


Northern Powerhouse Investment FundNPIF FW Capital Debt FinanceGreater Manchester LEP

Last year Manchester-headquartered, Cocogreen received £500,000 funding from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, managed by FW Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

In this video Thomas Ogden, Co-Founder and Group Commercial Director and Dr Sudesh Fernando, Co-Founder and Group Managing Director talk about their experiences of raising NPIF finance and how the funding has enabled the business to achieve its growth ambitions.

Cocogreen® is a leading international brand of speciality coir substrates for edible crops. Operating and manufacturing from within the UK, Sri Lanka, India, the Far East, Asia, USA, Spain, Portugal, Australia and Africa the rapidly growing firm produce growbags and  bespoke commercial products for the berry substrates and other speciality crop markets across the globe. They are the first and only growing media producer externally recognised for its Sustainability, Social, Ecological and Environmental Assurance -traceable from beginning to end.

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund project is supported financially by the European Union using funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020 and the European Investment Bank.

FW Capital Limited is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as a small authorised UK Alternative Investment Fund Manager under firm reference number 506719

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