‘Our cooperative Veiling Holambra has started another building project’

Brazil is gripped by election fever. Part of these elections involve choosing a new president. The first round is over, and we now have...

Kenyan growers: push on or stand still?

Last week was marked by our annual meeting in Kenya, where we met with growers, service providers and retailer Coop Switzerland. One of the...

Why buildings need greening on the inside too

The industry has been active in promoting the importance of the Green City for some years now.  At the heart of this is how...

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...

Dutch brothers grow Cymbidiums in Guatemala: ‘Our partner thinks big, that’s for sure’

With regards to floriculture, there are currently two Dutch producers in Guatemala: the Valstar brothers (Cymbidium) and Ter Laak brothers (Phalaenopsis). Jan Valstar recently...

Dutch trainees in Brazil: ‘We are really learning a lot at Terra Viva’

Niels Hendriks (left) and Sem van der Knaap are in the second year of their Business & Management studies at the Westland vocational training...