The Mexican ornamental sector is growing and this trend was already visible at last year's Expo AgroAlimentaria Guanajuato, one of the largest farming events in North and Central America. This exhibition that used to be a real fresh produce show is receiving more and more interest from the ornamental industry. For the first time this year, there is even a floriculture pavilion added to this four-day event.

At this pavilion, over 20 flower and ornamental plant growers, breeders and floral suppliers are presenting their products. The majority of the flowers and almost all plants are produced for national demand. And what are the most popular products? At first glance, the orchids, succulents and poinsettias are.

A lot of interest for the succulents

There are some Dutch ornamental breeders and a trade company that are promoting their products at the general exhibition area at the Dutch pavilion, like Anthura, Sion, Ornamental Growers Group and first timer Dümmen Orange. Come pick up your free copy of our Greenhouse Guide this week in Irapuato!

Together with we are present to report the entire event. We are also handing out free copies of our Greenhouse Guide at our booth in this new floriculture pavilion till Thursday noon. You are welcome to come visit us!

Below an impression of the floriculture pavilion. On Monday, the complete photo report of the Expo Agroalimentaria (including the floriculture pavilion) will be on our website.

Kirsten van Linden of Microflor and Arturo Cardenas of the Mexican Green Guide, who arranged this pavilion.

Josh Kirschenbaum of PanAmerican Seed and Paulina Lee of Akiko. This Mexican company represents several Dutch and North American breeders, one of them is PanAmerican Seed. At the show, they are introducing the new Hand Picked program of PanAmerican Seed.

Next to the stand at the general exhibition area, Syngenta also had a stand in the floriculture pavilion.

Poinsettia growers Alberto Lopez Bravo and Yesenia Esther Andres Garcia of Nochesbuenas de Zitacuaro