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Israel: Year-round availability for edible flowers

The market for edible flowers is growing. A few years ago, edible flowers were mostly interesting to gastronomy, but by now, they can even be found in supermarkets. Consumers are buying them to decorate their dishes they make at home or for cocktails. “We supply our edible flowers to supermarkets in.....

Dümmen Orange takes part in campaign ‘Summertime, Gerberatime’

Coloured by Gerbera started the campaign ‘Summertime, Gerberatime’ and Dümmen Orange joins in. The colourful flower turns its radiating ‘face’ always towards the sun, so it can catch all the rays, and reflect them back to everyone that sees it. No wonder that the Gerbera conquered the hearts of many and.....

AFE weighs in on ‘Enchanted Rose’ in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

A key plot point in the classic Disney fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” involves a rose that blooms for more than a decade. In the run-up to the recent release of the movie’s super successful reboot, that “enchanted rose” led writers at Smithsonian magazine to wonder: How possible is the fantasy? Not the.....

NL: Harvesting date flowers now on the auction packing

In many recent publications one could read the strong wish of the florists to know the harvesting date, reports G-Fresh on their website. For this reason, 65 of their growers will present what they will harvest the next day and what price they would like to receive for these flowers. You can ask for a demo.....
April 8-9, Adelaide

Australia: People’s Choice at National Rose Trial Garden

The Management Council of the National Rose Trial Garden of Australia has pleasure in inviting the public to participate in the Annual World Federation of Rose Societies People’s Choice Award. This event will be held on the weekend of Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of April 2017, between the hours of.....

An interactive mirror of flowers

Meet the interactive mirror of flowers. A person passing by is filmed and the movements detected are sent to a computer. This computer controls no less than 800 motors, which push and pull flowers in and out of a wall.The effect is awesome, as you can see your own figure in flowers. The installation can.....

Interplant shows off varieties to German webshop

While early Spring is in the air, Interplant is busy developing and marketing its latest varieties. This week, they held a flower presentation with their latest varieties for Blume 2000, one of the biggest online German shops for flower bouquets, plants and other gifts. With more than 190 branches, Blume2000.....

Beauty and the Beast rose? That'll be £2,000

Forever Rose London has the Enchanted Garden rose on sale, and the similarities with the rose in Disney's Beauty and the Beast have not gone unnoticed, as evident by this article from Digital Spy, for instance."Turn any boudoir into an enchanting escape with this breathtaking garden that’s full of life and.....

NL: Roses compete for Consumer Award 2017

During the Rose Show (13-18 April in Keukenhof), growers present their roses to the general public. The favourite will go on to win the Keukenhof Consumer Award 2017. The annual Rose Product Day of Royal FloraHolland will also be held here, on 13 April.All of the roses displayed during the Rose Show are.....

March 13-16, Aurora (Colombia) & March 18, Antalya Tarim (Turkey)

Carnation open house at Selecta One

Selecta one announces their cut flower Carnation Open House for Colombia and Turkey. The 2017 Selecta Open House will provide an overview and tours of the trials currently in place. Present new varieties, great ideas, and technical updates with profits in mind. It is the place to meet and discover the most.....

Dümmen Orange to distribute for Jan Spek Rozen

The partnership between Olij Breeding BV and Jan Spek Rozen was recently extended with the signing of a new contract. Following the integration of Olij Breeding BV into Dümmen Orange, this expands the two companies’ collaboration into even more areas of expertise.Under the new contract, Dümmen Orange is now.....

US: Leadership changes in Congressional Cut Flower Caucus

Changes in Congress mean changes in leadership. This includes the leadership of the Congressional Cut Flower Caucus that was launched by a bipartisan effort of Congresswoman Lois Capps and Congressman Duncan Hunter in 2014. Since its inception, the Congressional Cut Flower Caucus has grown to include four.....

Canada (ON): Introducing 49throses.com

Journey above the 49th parallel with a new website featuring Vineland’s just launched hardy landscape rose collection.The beauty of Canadian Shield, the first release in Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection, takes centre stage at 49throses.com.A “where to buy” section offers a cross-Canada list of retailers.....

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NL: Tulips 3 days longer fresh with FreshPaq

Water in the stores during the sale and transport of fresh cut flowers may cause problems. Water is necessary to keep the flowers fresh but one risks wet stems in the store and during transport. In addition, water is not only a challenge for transporter and seller, but also for the consumer. They also will.....