Job offersmore »

Tweeting Growers

Last commentsmore »

Top 5 - yesterday

  • No news has been published yesterday.

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »

NL: Special Orchids takes over Celine Colours

For most cut Cymbidium growers in the Netherlands, the season runs from September to May. Special Orchids has been used to harvesting their flowers during these months, but from 1 December this is going to change. "With the acquisition of Celine Colours, we will be able to supply our customers year round, starting 2018," according to John and Wim Bos.

Paul and Esther van Schie of Celine Colours (right) hand over their nursery to Wim (left) and John Bos of Special Orchids with effect from 1 December.

Special Orchids is specialized in the cultivation of large-flowered cut Cymbidiums, just like their colleague Celine Colours from Berkel en Rodenrijs. Paul and Esther van Schie built this nursery, which bears the name of their daughter and since 1992 they cultivate outside the traditional season. "That makes it so valuable to us," says Wim. "The modern nursery located at the J. Poortmanweg in Berkel en Rodenrijs is fully equipped to deliver Cymbidiums to the market from May through to November."

Sharing knowledge
"It obviously requires the necessary expertise to get the plants to blossom in the summer months and early autumn. We are therefore pleased that Paul is guiding the take-over and will be sharing his knowledge and experience in the coming period."

Paul van Schie (m) of Celine Colours transfers his company to Wim (l) and John Bos of Special Orchids, under the supervision of business advisor Arthur Vijverberg(r) of Yeald. 

For more information:
Celine Colours
J Poortmanweg 15
2651 NB Berkel en Rodenrijs
T: 0031-105120252
F: 0031-105111365
M: 0031-626132030

Special Orchids
Anthony Lionweg 3
2661 DT Bergschenhoek
M +31 (0) 6 462 62 520 (Wim Bos)

Publication date: 10/30/2017



Other news in this sector:

6/15/2018 UK: New recruits strengthen HTA’s Horticultural team
6/15/2018 Steam boiler leaving on a jet plane to Kenya
6/14/2018 Guatemala: Two Dümmen Orange employees still missing
6/14/2018 Kenya: Oserian Two Lakes Flower Park signs new France flower breeder
6/13/2018 Australian Made Board of Directors meet for the 100th time
6/13/2018 PL: Robotics Center of Excellence will open in Warsaw in 2020
6/13/2018 Dekker Chrysanten launches new corporate identity
6/12/2018 Selling 5 million Ugandan Fairtrade poinsettias
6/12/2018 France: Beekenkamp expands sales presence with Ducrettet partnership
6/12/2018 NL: Rose grower says goodbye to Myrna rose
6/12/2018 Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition
6/11/2018 Kenya: Former Karuturi workers petition Treasury to probe bank over dues
6/11/2018 FleuraMetz changes its management structure
6/11/2018 Stable turnover and more profits for Royal Lemkes in 2017
6/8/2018 US (FL): MedMen buys Treadwell Nursery
6/8/2018 NL: Maarel Orchids sells De Lier nursery
6/8/2018 The chrysanthemum from A to Z in 3D
6/7/2018 Bailey Nurseries rebrands as Bailey
6/7/2018 Change in organizational structure at Floritec
6/7/2018 US (FL): Jet Fresh Flower Distributors moves to new location


Leave a comment: (max. 500 characters)

  1. All comments which are not related to the article contents will be removed.
  2. All comments with non-related commercial content, will be removed.
  3. All comments with offensive language, will be removed.

  Display email address

  new code