’Alibaba? It’s not for us, we go for top quality’

A cup of coffee? Not at the Chinese nurseries that we’re visiting today! They welcomed us with a traditional tea ceremony and demonstrated at...

Chinese construction sector is still booming

Grey, gloomy, bare, with a few green spots here and there. That’s what Shanghai looks like on the day of my arrival. Before we...

What’s the state of the nursery industry in China?

Only a few more minutes before the airplane to Shanghai takes off! I’m on my way to China, country of huge cities and millions...

‘Availability of aircrafts and aircraft space is a problem’

What stood out at IFTF this year was the large number of exhibitors from the main rose countries in the world: Kenya, Ecuador, Ethiopia...

Together with the grower we have to find the best solutions

Torben Fisker Olsen (43) is managing director of FloriPartner in Odense, Denmark. Floribusiness editor Peter van Leth spoke to him at the Florensis trip...

Belgian grower Kristof van Laere: ‘We’re going on pretty well with azalea’

„Generally speaking, azaleas aren’t doing great, but we’re getting on pretty well”, says Belgian azalea grower Kristof van Laere. He's not sure though if...