Special year overview March 1-15

International Women's Day: Floral industry celebrates soaring sales

Let's go back to the month when international floral sales went through the roof. During the first half of March, International Women's Day led to increased import, production, and higher prices, and it is not just cut flowers that were in demand this year; pot roses were popular gifts too. Take a look at what happened during this celebratory time of the year.

"King of Infinity in high demand"
Women's Day: High demand for pot roses empties these Danish greenhouses
If you thought International Women’s Day is only an important holiday for cut flowers, you are wrong. Pot roses are also in high demand. “Trucks filled with pot roses are…

David Quesada to help farms to sell flowers directly
Colombia: "Offering smaller growers more certainty in these uncertain times"
Offering smaller growers more certainty in these uncertain times. This was one of the main goals for David Quesada to achieve when deciding to start his own business last…

Myplant & Garden is pushing for some action
Italy: "The pandemic has put the sector on a significant halt"
In 2019, the Italian horticulture production grew, the Ministry of Forestry and Agriculture just reported. However, the statistics for 2020 and the expectations for 2021 are…

A chat with the only North American breeder of Clematis
"There are several reasons for the ongoing increase in demand"
The clematis is hot and a lot is happening in the industry. Over the years, there has been a bit of a consolidation with respect to the main players for the clematis liners.…

A spin around the world
International Women's Day: Floral industry celebrates soaring sales
It is International Women's Day! In Russia and many other Eastern European countries, the men traditionally give all flowers to every woman they know and in Italy, Mimosa is…

Optifreeze ready for next steps and looking into the use for sea freight
"We are close to reach our capacity goal of treating 40,000 stems per hour"
Optifreeze, known for their technique to increase the consumer vase life of roses by 50% on average, has been busy with commercializing their machine. The machine is installed…

March 16 -19, 2021:
Danish assortment presented at Floradania Virtual Trade Fair
From March 16 to 19, 30 Danish growers will present their products on one platform. During this digital trade fair, named Floradania Virtual, one can gain inspiration, see…

Danziger adds cut roses to their portfolio
In order to realize their goal of being a one stop shop, Danziger adds cut roses to their portfolio. "As leaders in the international horticultural breeding sector, with over…

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