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Dillewijn Zwapak joins Florint as a partner

International Florist Organisation Florint welcomes a new partner organisation: Dillewijn Zwapak, known for its packaging solutions for flower and plant products.Competition from other flower retail outlets, particularly the supermarkets, keeps increasing in most countries. More than ever, therefore, it is.....

Ernst de Haas, Van der Eng:

"Easy control of legal cultivation possible"

Illegal copying of protected work is a serious problem in the floral industry. Last week breeders told Chinese executives about the problems due to illegal copies of Dutch plant varieties. According to Ernst de Haas, CEO at Van der Eng, these problems not only concern the breeding industry."The illegal.....

June 13-15, Chicago

US (IL): Flopak to exhibit at International Floriculture Expo

Flopak will be exhibiting at the 2017 International Floriculture Expo June 13 – 15, 2017, at Booth #1131 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Flopak will have its premium packaging of pot covers, delivery boxes and floral accessories on display.Produced by Diversified Communications, the International.....

Orora Visual launches specialised horticultural division

Horticultural Marketing & Printing is on the move, adding new capabilities, new products, new capacity and a new name following the formation of Orora Visual.Orora Visual was launched in April and united four print and Point of Purchase businesses under the one brand, including IntegraColor (Dallas), The.....

Chris Lindley of Oserian on new packaging concept Cargolite:

"It's a game changer for the Kenyan flower industry"

Last year, a new packaging concept was introduced to the Kenyan flower industry and it now seems to change the 'look' of the Kenyan flower industry from a packaging point of view. "It is a real 'game changer' for the industry", says Chris Lindley of Oserian, a Kenyan rose farm that is using the Cargolite.....

How labels can help spread the plant health message

In this post, IML Labels will share with you information on a brand new plant health regulation scheme, and outline why labelling and branding plays a part in being compliant to these new regulations. They will also look at what makes a good horticultural label – one that will grab your customers’ attention,.....

Hortimat installs 6 new bouquet processing lines:

NL: 4,000 bouquets per hour

Recently, a flower processing company in Aalsmeer received six 'almost' brand new bouquet processing lines. Almost brand new, because Hortimat included used bunch machines in the processing lines.Extended lines are mounted on the frames. The length of the supplied lines ranges between 21 and 23 meters. The.....