Colombia, the Netherlands and Russia cut flower finalists for AIPH IGOTY Awards 2017

    Cut flower growers from Colombia, The Netherlands and Russia are in the running for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Award (IGOTY) 2017.

    Flores El Capiro S.A. – Colombia
    Flores El Capiro is one of the largest chrysanthemum growers and container exporters in Colombia and indeed the world. Capiro’s planted area covers 75 hectares, with plans to reach 100 hectares and increase productivity to meet with customer demand.

    Van den Berg RoseS – The Netherlands
    Van den Berg RoseS has a long 41-year history of being in the rose business and great experience in growing. It is one of the main large-scale international rose growers from the Netherlands where it grows large-bloom roses on 120,000 square meters.

    LLC TK-Podosinki – Russia
    LLC TK-Podosinki is a leader in the production of roses, as cut flowers in Russia, with a mission to bring beauty and harmony to each home. It has a stable production of high quality flowers which comes as a result of using innovations in agro-technology.

    In total nine ornamental growers have been shortlisted as finalists for the award which will be presented on Tuesday 24 January 2016 at the Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany.

    AIPH is hosting the awards in partnership with Founding Partner, FloraCulture International (FCI), and Headline Partner, Royal Flora Holland.

    The awards takes place during the week of IPM Essen, the world’s leading horticultural trade fair.