The Deroose Plants Group is a global supplier of young plant material for growers and plantation owners. Also, propagation-as-a-service is offered to other young plant breeders and propagators.
The company is active in Tissue-Culture cloning of plants since 1980. Currently plants are being produced in our lcations in Europe, North America and Asia. With over 800 teammembers, working in our laboraties and 20 hectares of greenhouse facilities, Deroose is one of the biggest T.C. propagators in the world. In some locations plants are grown as finished plants for wholesale and retail customers.
The growth is driven by continuously developing innovative technologies, the introdution of new plant varieties, and an entrepreneurial spirit. It enables us to deliver the best material to our customers.
Our Mission, Vision and Strategy
Why do we do, what we do?
We exist to drive the creation of innovative crops and plantconcepts by actively cooperating with breeders and progressive growers and farmers, while advancing the future prospects of our stakeholders. We value Innovation, Continuous learning, Durability, Entrepreneurship, and Teamwork.
What do we want to achieve?
We want to help creating a world where people can enjoy natural beauty by reducing pressure on the natural environment, while bringing nature to their homes.
How do we do it?
We are a bio-tech driven platform to create, propagate and produce crops for growers, plantations and other young-plant growers. We continuously expand our knowledge and improve our techniques to be ahead of the pack, a true leader in tissue-culture development.
On the platform we innovate together with our partners in the segments of floriculture, plantation crops, vegetables and fruits, to increase yields and decrease the environmental footprint. Our partners consider us as their prime source to market innovative plants.
The growth is driven by continuously developing innovative technologies, the introduction of new plant varieties, and an entrepreneurial spirit. It enables us to deliver the best material to our customers.
Rooted in Belgium, Growing Globally
History of Deroose Plants & Exotic Plant
Start-up of Kelly park location in Florida
Maurice van Winden joins as Managing director
Start-up of Round Lake location in Florida
Exotic Plant becomes part of the group
Cooperation with Rotterdam Inclusief for additional production site
SIAT Group acquires majority stake
Hevea trials started with SIAT and CIRAD
SIAT Group acquires minority stake in Deroose Plants
Exotic Plant builds greenhouse and tissue culture lab in Langxia – China.
Deroose Plants starts DRP China greenhouse and lab
Opening of Deroose USA Rock Springs location
Acquisition of In Vitro Plants in Merelbeke (B)
Start of Deroose Plants Inc in Apopka, Florida
Caroline de Meyer and Luc Pieters establish Exotic Plant
Start-up of Deroose Plants by Reginald Deroose