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The world’s champion for the power of plants

We support the work of our grower associations globally and together we champion a prosperous industry, growing plants that enhance lives, advance societies, and sustain our planet for this generation and the next.

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countries have signed the plant health treaty - International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)


The farmgate value of ornamentals in China increased from €8 billion in 2006 to nearly €20 billion in 2016


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AIPH is proud to have approved and supported over 50 International Horticultural Exhibitions since 1960

Forthcoming AIPH approved Expos (A1, B)

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FCI delivers in-depth industry analysis, interviews and features and provides unrivalled exposure to the world of ornamental horticulture

AVBS announces Florall Awards virtually

WAREGEM, Belgium: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Belgium’s premier horticultural trade show Florall turned to virtual judging for the 2021 Florall Spring Awards. The Florall Awards typically are the centrepiece…

Noel Kingsbury makes plea for longer-lasting perennials

BONN, Germany: During his keynote speech at the 2021 ISU expert Talks, British garden designer Noel Kingsbury encouraged the perennial plant industry to look for ways to improve the longevity…

Creative partnership forms with two power house companies in South Florida

HOMESTEAD, USA: During these extraordinary times, more and more Americans are seeking to escape their homes and spend time in the great outdoors. Looking to bring the outdoors inside, one…

Royal FloraHolland categorically denies copyright infringement and refuses to pay

THE HAGUE, Netherlands:  Royal FloraHolland refuses to recognise the copyright case brought against it by Floration Europe. All was not rosy in the District Court in The Hague yesterday, with…

The woman brave enough to sue Royal FloraHolland over alleged patent infringement

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Tomorrow,  (Tuesday 2 March), Dutch-based Floration Europe, a company specialising in cut flowers sea transportation, taking Royal FloraHolland to court over alleged controlled atmosphere technology patent infringement.…

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“Our great hope is for a world where the essential value of plants is recognised and reflected in every step forward for humanity. AIPH is, and will always be, the world’s champion for the power of plants. Our relationship with nature was pivotal in our past. It is fundamental to our future.”

Tim Briercliffe, Secretary General, AIPH

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