The world is still a jungle of individual interests and trade barriers

As Chairman of the Committee for International Economic Relations of the Council of Business Organisations in The Hague, and Vice-Chairman of the same committee...

CEO Marco van Zijverden is proud of the Dutch Flower Group family

A few weeks ago, I got a wonderful surprise: Dutch Flower Group was awarded Family Business of the Year. Last February, I was still...

Veiling Holambra is preparing for the future

The peak of Mother’s Day is about to start and we’re all ready for it. Most pot plant growers have already sold the desired...

‘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...