‘Retail sales of rose are going down’

I’m on a plane to Kenya today. The purpose of my trip is to evaluate and close the year 2018 and to draw up...

‘Everyone in floriculture is happy with Jair Bolsonaro’

Brazil has a new president: Jair Bolsonaro. When we were in the Netherlands to visit Trade Fair and IFTF, we got many anxious questions...

Floriculture in Iran looks forward to elections USA

Iranian businessman and grower Hossein Jafarzadeh was one of the exhibitors at IFTF 2016. At least, that was the intention. Pierre van den Ende,...

‘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...