Photo Report: AIPH International Grower of the Year 2016

Costa Farms, USA, has been awarded the accolade of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year 2016. Costa Farms was presented with the coveted Gold Rose, awarding them the global status of AIPH International Grower of the Year. FloralDaily was also present to make a full photo report of the evening.

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Costa Farms is one of North America’s largest growers of ornamental plants, regularly bringing new products to retailers on an international scale. It grows a wide range of plants, including houseplants, orchids, indoor and outdoor cacti and succulents, tropical shrubs, annual bedding plants, and perennial bedding plants.

Ornamental growers from Canada, China, Germany, Netherlands, Turkey, UK and USA were all finalists receiving the following awards:

Finished plants and trees
Gold - Costa Farms, USA (left)
Silver - Majestic Trees, UK (upper rigth)
Bronze - Dashun International Flower, China (bottom right)
Bronze - Dutchmaster Nurseries, Canada (bottom right)

Cut flowers
Gold - Arcadia Chrysanten, Netherlands (left)
Silver - Flash Tarim Urunleri (Flash Flowers), Turkey (left)

Young Plants
Gold - Florensis, Germany/Netherlands (left)
Silver - Kunming Hongzhihua Gardening, China (upper right)
Bronze - Shanghai Yuanyi Seedling, China (bottom right)

AIPH President, Bernard Oosterom, said: “Tonight has been a wonderful celebration of the best of our industry. I would like to offer my congratulations to Costa Farms and all the winners of these awards.”

Celebrating the world’s best ornamentals growers, the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016 - Gala Dinner took place on 28 January 2016, during IPM Essen, Germany.

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