13 January 2022
KUDELSTAART, Netherlands: Aalsmeer-based plants and flowers export company Aablo Export B.V. (Aablo) has joined forces with OZ-Hami, a Dutch Flower Group (DFG) company.
Family business Aablo, which was founded in 1991 by brothers Herald and Arthur Spaargaren, exports cut flowers and potted plants to wholesalers, event and wedding planners and florists. The company employs 35 people at its Aalsmeer premises preparing tailor-made orders for customers in 30 different countries, including Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal.
Aablo was looking for a partner to further grow its customer portfolio. This was found in OZ-Hami, which combines the power of flower export companies OZ Export, Hamifleurs, Van Dam and Barendsen. As of January 2022, Aablo’s activities will also fall under the OZ-Hami banner.
Aablo Director Arthur Spaargaren said: “We are delighted to be joining up with such a renowned party as OZ-Hami. This connection will enable us to achieve sustainable growth for both our customers and our growers.”
OZ-Hami Managing Director Ruben Sicking said: “Aablo’s customer portfolio perfectly complements our organisation’s activities, enabling greater efficiency for customers and growers. This is a real win for everyone.”
Sitting left to right: Caroline Spaargaren, Arthur Spaargaren (Aablo management) and Ruben Sicking (OZ-Hami management). Standing left to right: Richard Koenen and Siemen ten Bruggencate (OZ-Hami management).