Van den Berg Roses wants to meet its social responsibility

At Van den Berg Roses, we’re not just trying to grow and sell the best roses and tulips in China, we also want to...

The future is green

It is interesting to reflect on 2019.  Environmental issues have been on the agenda for many countries for many years but in 2019 this...

‘We can’t please everyone all the time’

When I was interviewed by Floribusiness/ Vakblad voor de Bloemisterij last October, I outlined Royal FloraHolland’s strategy. I’ve spoken with many growers, buyers and...

‘The number of flowers brought to the market is huge’

Carlos Proaño of Azaya Gardens grows roses at an 11-ha farm in Ecuador. He’s noticed an increase in competition and supply. “That doesn’t help...

‘The way plants are cultivated these days is too contrived’

Jan Bracke van Tuinbouwbedrijf Jan Bracke grows Azalea Japonica in Lochristi, Belgium. His azalea's look a bit wild. ”Consumers in the Netherlands want an...

Jürgen Verbeek never regretted the switch to cut hydrangea

German grower Jürgen Verbeek recently switched to cut hydrangea. Their fragmented company wasn’t suitable for automation. “That’s why we decided to make a start...
array(8) { [0]=> string(1) "0" [1]=> string(5) "false" [2]=> string(4) "true" [3]=> string(3) "top" [4]=> string(4) "true" [5]=> string(4) "true" [6]=> string(4) "true" [7]=> string(4) "true" }