At least half of the international trade in cut flowers passes through the Netherlands, entering the country by airplane before being taken to their final destination by lorry.
Wageningen UR has joined forces with the ornamental plant industry to develop smart transportation systems. Special storage techniques allow for sustainable transport, making sure that roses from Colombia or Kenya shipped by boat and train are still fresh when they reach European consumers. This reduces CO2 emissions by about 65 percent and gives the Netherlands flower sector an edge over the competition thanks to higher quality and lower cost. This is another example of how Wageningen UR contributes to the quality of life.
- Sales Representative Southeastern US
- Bedding and Perennials Sales Manager Europe
- Horticultural Technician
- Head Grower Strawberries, Norway
- Tissue Culture Laboratory Scientist
- Manager Operations & Logistics
- Vegetable Advisor (Permanent)
- Horticultural Commercial Director
- Senior Operations Manager Nursery
Top 5 - yesterday
- Tagawa Greenhouse rooting cuttings better and faster
- "High demand for our orchids and we see a shift from flowers to flowering plants"
- NL: Sustainable hydrangea greenhouse opens its doors
- “Portugal is a small country, but it's the 8th top producer of ornamentals in Europe"
- New dates for World Floral Expo 2023
Top 5 - last week
Top 5 - last month
- "It extends the shelf life of roses by 50-100%"
- "Entering Europe is a natural next step in our growth"
- Cut flower ocean shipments continue to rise
- “In over 35 years of operations, we’ve seen a lot change in the foliage market”
- Denmark: "Growers see this crisis as an opportunity to improve and be more innovative"
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