Arcadia Chrysanten in De Lier, one of the largest growers of ornamental flowers in the Netherlands, will have five of its twenty-seven hectares empty this winter. The Financieele Dagblad discovered this in conversation with director-owner Bert van Ruijven. He expects there to be 35% fewer chrysanthemums in the Netherlands next year. "That means the price will rise," he says. The grower also expects that some companies will have to stop.

Read the whole article in the newspaper here (In Dutch), which also discusses other sectors.