Green Today
Green Tomorrow
The Motto We Live By.
Southern Trident is a UK company with strong roots in India. We specialise in high quality, coir based growing medium and homewares, direct from source to UK/EU market. Southern Trident runs a fully managed, seamless end-to-end operation for its constituent brands Coco & Coir and Harmony Gardens.
Sustainability is at the heart of our foundation and at the core of our philosophy lies the unshakeable belief that the coconut is the perfect crop. Through our work we have proved it works for the consumer, and environment, which meets the aims of the strongly held company values – Green today, Greener tomorrow.

Roots

Hailing from a family of 4′ generation coconut farmers in India, we are deeply rooted to honest business practices that has been time tested and this has been subconsciously fed in to the company’s ethos.

Ethics

Whether sourcing or supplying, treating every transaction like our first one and carrying it out with the highest level of transparency, trust and fairness with our partners is paramount to

Culture

Respect and Gratitude are the two pillars of our business culture. This doesn’t stop with treating employees, suppliers and clients in this way, but extends to the environment and society, which we are an integral part of us.

Unity is Strength
In-Person
In-Person
We believe in face to face conversations.
We know our clients by names, not mere company names or titles.
Solution
Solution
We consider ourselves a solution provider, not a product seller. The sale just happens when we solve something for you.
Value
Value
Every relationship presents an opportunity to add value. We strive to add value to your business in our own way.
Support
Support
Whether it is a pre-sales or post sales stage, our team will ensure you are kept fully updated and informed.
Routine
Routine
Once we set the ball in motion, it is all about ensuring a seamless routine is established between us.
Feedback
Feedback
There is always scope for improvement. We regularly reach out to our clients to get feedback on our service levels.
Our Facility

Sales & Distribution

Our UK sales and distribution centre situated in Scunthorpe is aimed at offering a professional and punctual distribution service to all our British buyers, including growing medium companies, garden centres and commercial growers. We offer multiple delivery options from FOB option to direct doorstep delivery.

Production Unit

The increasing demand for Southern Trident eco-friendly products has resulted in development plans to expand its accredited production facility in Tamilnadu, India and explore emerging technologies to further reduce the environmental impact of production. Southern Trident’s competent R&D team is already also working on next generation added value integrated coir products. Southern Trident already operates production to Internationally recognised certified standards, such as ISO9001, UKcert Green Certification and Organic. To maintain this excellence Southern Trident is exploring further accreditation to meet all future customer requirements. In short, commitment to raising standards. Substantial volumes of wholesale and retail stock are available for quick shipment to overseas destinations. Custom coir blends are made to order as per buyer requirements.

Meet The Green Team Driving Change

Steve Harper - CEO
Steve Harper - CEO
Balaji Monoharan - Founding Director
Balaji Monoharan - Founding Director
Jaffar Abdul Wahab - Founder / Director of Operations
Jaffar Abdul Wahab - Founder / Director of Operations
Manickam Shanmugam - Founder / Director of Procurement
Manickam Shanmugam - Founder / Director of Procurement
Paula Parker - Head of Trade Marketing
Paula Parker - Head of Trade Marketing
Geoff Hodge - Horticulture Advisor
Geoff Hodge - Horticulture Advisor
Alistair Williams - Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Manager
Alistair Williams - Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Manager
Megan Thomson - Digital & Trade Marketing Executive
Megan Thomson - Digital & Trade Marketing Executive

Our 2023 Catalogue

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