BSI Meeting 2015

The opening. The meeting was opened by Rens Buchwald, the CFO of FloraHolland.
The opening. The meeting was opened by Rens Buchwald, the CFO of FloraHolland.
Coffee traditionally served.
Coffee traditionally served.
Rens Buchwald and Rinus Bouwman, the driving force behind this event. They are drinking an Ethiopian cup of coffee.
Rens Buchwald and Rinus Bouwman, the driving force behind this event. They are drinking an Ethiopian cup of coffee.
Sayalf Adana of Dudga Flora, Rinus Bouwman, Emebet Tesfaye of Et-Highland Flora en Martijn Bouwman of BSI.
Sayalf Adana of Dudga Flora, Rinus Bouwman, Emebet Tesfaye of Et-Highland Flora en Martijn Bouwman of BSI.
Amare Teklu of Tinaw. He growr 16 varieties in a 27ha sized greenhouse. Last year they expanded with 12ha. This year, they will invest in a community development program. In the future they will expand with 8ha. However, this will depend on the market developments.
Amare Teklu of Tinaw. He growr 16 varieties in a 27ha sized greenhouse. Last year they expanded with 12ha. This year, they will invest in a community development program. In the future they will expand with 8ha. However, this will depend on the market developments.
Ras Mekonne of Rainbow Colors. He grower 7 varieties in a 10ha sized greenhouse. In the future they are planning to expand the greenhouse with 5ha.
Ras Mekonne of Rainbow Colors. He grower 7 varieties in a 10ha sized greenhouse. In the future they are planning to expand the greenhouse with 5ha.
Urge Batu and Emebet Tesfaye of Et-Highland Flora. They grow 10 varieties in a 12.4 ha sized greenhouse. This year, they will replace the Viva by Moonwalk. In the future, they are planning to expand with 7 ha. The expansion starts at the end of this year.
Urge Batu and Emebet Tesfaye of Et-Highland Flora. They grow 10 varieties in a 12.4 ha sized greenhouse. This year, they will replace the Viva by Moonwalk. In the future, they are planning to expand with 7 ha. The expansion starts at the end of this year.
Juan Demian Requena, Avinash Mokate and Pedro Requena van Continental Breeding. Dudga Flora just started cultivating the Sevilla and Starfish varieties of Continental Breeding.
Juan Demian Requena, Avinash Mokate and Pedro Requena van Continental Breeding. Dudga Flora just started cultivating the Sevilla and Starfish varieties of Continental Breeding.
Yassin Legesse Johnson of Sunrise Flowers. He grower 12 varieties in a 18.5 ha sized greenhouse. In autumn, he will start cultivating Glow and Nightingale.
Yassin Legesse Johnson of Sunrise Flowers. He grower 12 varieties in a 18.5 ha sized greenhouse. In autumn, he will start cultivating Glow and Nightingale.
Cor den Hartog of Dümmen Orange presents new and existing varieties. Sunrise will start trialing the Orange City.
Cor den Hartog of Dümmen Orange presents new and existing varieties. Sunrise will start trialing the Orange City.
The meeting was held at the BSI location. As you can see, they continued their daily tasks.
The meeting was held at the BSI location. As you can see, they continued their daily tasks.
Jelle Posthumus and Bob Goedemans van Preesman with Henock van Herburg Roses.
Jelle Posthumus and Bob Goedemans van Preesman with Henock van Herburg Roses.
"Paul Ras of Sense Marketing & More also visited the meeting. He supports growers and breeders in the communication and marketing of their products. "This meeting is a good initiative. Het is highly important that the chain will collaborate more. This should result in a closed chain towards the consumer. It will take time, but this meeting is a good step in the right direction."
"Paul Ras of Sense Marketing & More also visited the meeting. He supports growers and breeders in the communication and marketing of their products. "This meeting is a good initiative. Het is highly important that the chain will collaborate more. This should result in a closed chain towards the consumer. It will take time, but this meeting is a good step in the right direction."
Yoseph Retta, Nega Mequanint Kassa and Abebe shiferaw Workneh with Rinus Bouwman, the driving force behind this meeting. Tana Flora grows 16 varieties in a 37 ha sized greenhouse. Nect year, they will grow roses in a 40 ha sized greenhouse.
Yoseph Retta, Nega Mequanint Kassa and Abebe shiferaw Workneh with Rinus Bouwman, the driving force behind this meeting. Tana Flora grows 16 varieties in a 37 ha sized greenhouse. Nect year, they will grow roses in a 40 ha sized greenhouse.
The meeting floor.
The meeting floor.
Esayas Kebede of Ethio Agri-Ceft. In his 14.5 ha sized greenhouse, 10 varieties are being cultivated. The varieties grow at an altitute of 2,300 meters. This results in large head sizes. Next year, they will expand the greenhouse with 4 hactare.
Esayas Kebede of Ethio Agri-Ceft. In his 14.5 ha sized greenhouse, 10 varieties are being cultivated. The varieties grow at an altitute of 2,300 meters. This results in large head sizes. Next year, they will expand the greenhouse with 4 hactare.
Monica Scaparro and Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International. The Hard Rock rose, with a lobster color, is doing well in Ethiopia.
Monica Scaparro and Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International. The Hard Rock rose, with a lobster color, is doing well in Ethiopia.
Esayas Kebede of Agri Lake Roses, the company is owned by the same people as Ethio Agri- CHEFT. They grow 5 varieties in a 5 ha sized greenhouse. Next year, they will expand the greenhouse with 10.7 ha.
Esayas Kebede of Agri Lake Roses, the company is owned by the same people as Ethio Agri- CHEFT. They grow 5 varieties in a 5 ha sized greenhouse. Next year, they will expand the greenhouse with 10.7 ha.
Sayalf Adene of Dudga Flora. Currently, 15 varieties are being cultivated in a 16 ha sized greenhouse. In the future and depending on the market developments, they will expand their production to 25ha.
Sayalf Adene of Dudga Flora. Currently, 15 varieties are being cultivated in a 16 ha sized greenhouse. In the future and depending on the market developments, they will expand their production to 25ha.
Michel Nuitenhuis of Van Kleef Roses. He presents their new varieties.
Michel Nuitenhuis of Van Kleef Roses. He presents their new varieties.
Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International and Örjan Hulshof of De Ruiter. De Ruiter presents new and existing varieties.
Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International and Örjan Hulshof of De Ruiter. De Ruiter presents new and existing varieties.
Wout Oor of Olij Breeding presents new and existing varieties. In Ethiopia, Olij Breeding also has a 15 ha greenhouse in which they grow their own varieties. In Africa, they represent Jan Spek Rozen.
Wout Oor of Olij Breeding presents new and existing varieties. In Ethiopia, Olij Breeding also has a 15 ha greenhouse in which they grow their own varieties. In Africa, they represent Jan Spek Rozen.
Sjenn Kragtwijk of Jan Spek Rozen.
Sjenn Kragtwijk of Jan Spek Rozen.
Sjenn Kragtwijk of Jan Spek Rozen together with Wilco Visser of Kordes Roses, who is also visiting the meeting.
Sjenn Kragtwijk of Jan Spek Rozen together with Wilco Visser of Kordes Roses, who is also visiting the meeting.
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Maurice van Es of OZ export and Wim Könst of FloraHolland.
Maurice van Es of OZ export and Wim Könst of FloraHolland.
"Robert Ilsink and Cynthia van Nieuwkasteele present new and existing varieties of Interpland Roses. Cynthia: "Many Ethiopian growers cultivate the Moonwalk variety."
"Robert Ilsink and Cynthia van Nieuwkasteele present new and existing varieties of Interpland Roses. Cynthia: "Many Ethiopian growers cultivate the Moonwalk variety."
ZK Flowers grows 7 varities in a 9.5 ha sized greenhouse. In three months, the will start producing La Belle and Belle Rose.
ZK Flowers grows 7 varities in a 9.5 ha sized greenhouse. In three months, the will start producing La Belle and Belle Rose.
Blue Diamond cultivates 4 varieties in a 15.5 ha sized greenhouse. In autumn, new varieties will be cultivated. Purple Ice grows 5 variëteiten in a 6 ha sized greenhouse.
Blue Diamond cultivates 4 varieties in a 15.5 ha sized greenhouse. In autumn, new varieties will be cultivated. Purple Ice grows 5 variëteiten in a 6 ha sized greenhouse.

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