In a little more than a month the 7th edition of the international horticulture trade fair 'HortiFlora Expo Ethiopia' will take place in Addis...
Within our marvellous industry, we all share a joint responsibility for a continuous investment in employee development, while attracting new talent at the same...
Fleuroselect presents the 2019 Gold Medal winners. Each one of these breeding breakthroughs obtained a high score on innovation, beauty and garden performance, convincing...

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Brexit also has an impact on the application process for breeders’ rights for certain plants and flowers. With all the uncertainties regarding Brexit negotiations,...
Sylvie Mamias is Secretary General of Union Fleurs, which is lobbying with the Brexit negotiators in Brussels, together with VBN and other agricultural organisations,...
Brexit is complicated. Nobody knows what the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union is going to look like exactly. Which...
HPP Exhibitions is organising a horticultural trade fair in Zimbabwe in October: HortiFlor. President Robert Mugabe left only a few months ago and Dick...
Danish company Uni-Troll is trying to put a new trolley concept on the market. Therefore it speaks with some of the most innovative retailers,...
Bakker.com, the biggest mail order company in Europe for gardening, has been declared bankrupt. Last Monday the District Court of The Hague declared the bankruptcy...
The news that’s kept us all busy in Brazil the last couple of weeks, was the conviction of former president Lula. There were a...

‘If Groningen were a Chinese province, it would have been expropriated a long time...

There’s been a lot of talk in the Netherlands recently about abandoning the use of natural gas. China is lagging years behind in that...

We’re working hard to get plants and flowers top-of-mind

Within our marvellous industry, we all share a joint responsibility for a continuous investment in employee development, while attracting new talent at the same...

Veiling Holambra itself can serve as an example for others

The news that’s kept us all busy in Brazil the last couple of weeks, was the conviction of former president Lula. There were a...

Tulip grower Christoph Pieters was very happy with the pick-your-own garden in Antwerp

The official opening of the cut-tulip season on the third Saturday in January has gained international traction. In addition to the pick-your-own tulip garden...

Peruvian grower Alfredo Letts: ‘We could do with some competition’

One of the exhibitors that really stood out at IFTF in Vijfhuizen was Roots Peru. They grow seventeen different types of flowers for exports,...

‘We’re working on a global and a local level at the same time’

A participant who really stood out on Proflora in Bogotá, Colombia, was Bloomia. This originally Dutch company forces tulips in a number of countries...