When it comes to orchids, Taiwan is the place to be for growers, traders, researchers, breeders and other enthusiasts. The assortment is wide and...
“It’s easy for Dutch companies to do business in Holambra, because they read Het Vakblad voor de Bloemisterij here!” I used to hear this...
This year’s edition of World Floral Expo held in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center of Rosemont near Chicago in Illinois last week, ended...

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Whenever a foreigner comes to Brazil and asks a Brazilian grower whether he’s considered exporting, the grower usually responds with little more than a...
The UK authorities claim that the United Kingdom is still free from Xylella. Horticulture Week reported Thursday morning about four Xylella interceptions in the UK,...
Have you also noticed this the last two months? No, I’m not referring to all of Trump’s tweets about steel, North Korea, NAFTA, or...
The launch of HortEx Vietnam, which took place from 14-16 March 2018 in the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in HCMC, has been...
The 3rd edition of the Iran Green Trade fair (IGTF) will be opening its doors next month on Thursday April 19. The 3-day international...
Les Neill is an Australian orchid grower. He came to the Taiwan International Orchid Show looking for new cultivars and propagation materials.The show is...
Last Thursday, we drove to Andradas, which is the centre of the Brazilian rose cultivation. Rose growers are hoping for a dry autumn, as...

‘Great news: the old legislation for employment will return in Ecuador’

Last Saturday afternoon, we went to a birthday party of a Dutch friend, who works with the United Nations in Quito. She’s responsible for...

Bernard Oosterom: ‘Now is the time to increase activity on Green City’

Now is the time to promote the messages of the Green City harder than ever.  When the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) defined...

‘Argentina got everything, apart from good flowers’

We’re back from Argentina. We had completely underestimated the size of this country. You wouldn’t start a company there before you’d gained an understanding of...

‘We need to increase our distribution through supermarkets’

The largest group of immigrants in Brazil is from Japan. And there are a lot of Japanese who work in the Brazillian horticultural industry....

Fabiano and Alexandro de Bruin: ’We wanted to work with our family’

Years ago their mother Riet started growing plants in the backyard. Now Fabiano and Alexandro de Bruin are taking over their parents company Quali...

Roger Scholten: ‘Everything I earn, I invest in my company’

When Roger Scholten noticed how the plant and flower production in Holambra, Brazil had been increasing, he started growing plants in 2009.  He is...