Managing director of Floritec’s Uganda-based cutting farm Peter Benders dies unexpectedly

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Peter Benders, managing director of Floritec’s cutting farm Xclusive died in Mairy Ntinda Village, Uganda on 18 April 2022, aged 52 years.

Colleagues and long-time industry friends have expressed their shock and sadness at the news.

Peter started his career in the floriculture sector at Royal van Zanten. Subsequently, he became International Production Director and after 10 years he started his own business in Uganda. For more than 25 years he was active in producing cuttings in Uganda.

It is with great commitment and dedication that he built the Xclusive cutting farm in which cooperation and attention to the local people and colleagues were the keys to success.

Peter has been laid to rest at a private funeral in Uganda.

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