Takii

“Yes, we are a Japanese family-owned company founded 182 years ago but in our breeding activities traditional breeding values combine…

Danziger

A picture is worth a thousand words and here’s a picture of Ernst and Zehava Danziger to prove it. Taken…

Being unique

Istanbul, city on the edge of the east and the west. What does that mean when you’re a florist? Mehmet…

Asian challenges

In Southeast Asia (particularly China) a growing sector of the population is seeing increasing prosperity and economic opportunity. This also…

Big Data

You think the digital revolution is over? You’re wrong. We’re in the midst of it. Finding, processing, analysing and distributing…

Worldwide sourcing

In major cities on every continent you find top florists. They are alike because they work with flowers and plants.…

Global Sourcing

Given its importance in the world flower trade, Holland has to source globally to keep its position. ”It is in…

Colombia

Colombia is heaven made for year-round flower growing. It possesses a mild equatorial climate, long days, fertile soil, abundant water,…

South America

Where to start an analysis of the South American floral industry? Perhaps by concluding that Latin Americans love flowers. This…

Massive social change

Jacintha Scheerder is a futurologist who works for Let it Grow, Royal FloraHolland’s initiative aimed at letting people discover the…

Cooperating

In Italy cooperatives have a long history. But cooperatives aren’t a thing of the past. This is proven by United…

European Garden Centres

Garden centres and DIY markets “Basically it’s not just garden centres,” Mathys points out. “This market consists of what is…