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...

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The Minister of Agriculture from Canada together with an agricultural delegation of growers visited Delphy Improvement Centre in Bleiswijk. The goal of the minister...
As per the 1st of January, Steven van Schilfgaarde is the CEO of Royal FloraHolland. A completely different person from predecessor Lucas Vos. Van...
We’d almost forget about it, with our current focus on Valentine’s Day, but on Sunday the 4th of February, we’re off to the polls....
Once again a very large number of Dutch companies will be present at Flower Expo Ukraine and a large part of these companies will...
From Tuesday October 9 to Thursday October 11 the first edition of a new exhibition “HortiFlor Zimbabwe” will be organized in Zimbabwe, Africa. The...
The aim of Hortivation at IPM Essen was to inspire garden centres with concepts for the shop floor. According to creative director Romeo Sommers,...
Markets in Eastern Europe are growing for ornamental crops, says Adam Wazynski, but you need to know your language in that area. Wazynski speaks for...

‘There’s a place for outsiders in Canada’

The Canadian agricultural sector is supported by the government with a wide range of programmes. The most recent measure resulted from Cap and Trade....

‘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...

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...