Proflora 2015, Bogota, Colombia

Entrance Proflora.
Entrance Proflora.
Lourdes Reyes of Ball talking with visitors.
Lourdes Reyes of Ball talking with visitors.
Filipe Saldarriaga of GreenBouquet. He grows Ruscus Israeli in a 5ha sized greenhouse in Colombia, Almost 100% of the production goes to the United States, and a little to Canada.
Filipe Saldarriaga of GreenBouquet. He grows Ruscus Israeli in a 5ha sized greenhouse in Colombia, Almost 100% of the production goes to the United States, and a little to Canada.
Jufan Pablo Quijano and Juan Camilo Sanz of Macarena Farms. together with Clayton Bruno, who is visiting the show.
Jufan Pablo Quijano and Juan Camilo Sanz of Macarena Farms. together with Clayton Bruno, who is visiting the show.
Juan, Carolina and Olga Cisaza of Forecer Hydrangeas Colombia. The grow hydrangeas in 5 farms, with a total size of 20ha. 300,000 stems per month are being produced.
Juan, Carolina and Olga Cisaza of Forecer Hydrangeas Colombia. The grow hydrangeas in 5 farms, with a total size of 20ha. 300,000 stems per month are being produced.
"Philippe Veys of Olij Breeding and Ronald van den Breevaart of Green Team Consultancy. According to Veys, the grassheart roses (roses with a green heart) of Olij Breeding are new for the Colombian, and also for the US market and is increasing in popularity. "They have to get familiar with it, but we see an increase in demand, every year," says Veys."
"Philippe Veys of Olij Breeding and Ronald van den Breevaart of Green Team Consultancy. According to Veys, the grassheart roses (roses with a green heart) of Olij Breeding are new for the Colombian, and also for the US market and is increasing in popularity. "They have to get familiar with it, but we see an increase in demand, every year," says Veys."
Harry Bouwmans of Desch Plantpack.
Harry Bouwmans of Desch Plantpack.
Opening of the Proflora.
Opening of the Proflora.
The audience at the opening.
The audience at the opening.
Monica Mendez of Prisma. According to her, the new variety showgirl is very popular, but the Deep Purple is still the most popular of all varieties.
Monica Mendez of Prisma. According to her, the new variety showgirl is very popular, but the Deep Purple is still the most popular of all varieties.
The Vice President of Colombia explained how the infrastructure in Colombia will improve in the coming years.
The Vice President of Colombia explained how the infrastructure in Colombia will improve in the coming years.
Sandra Marcela Melo Martinez of Koen Pack Colombia. The supply sheets, sleeves and pics. According to Martinez, designed sleeves are popular at the moment.
Sandra Marcela Melo Martinez of Koen Pack Colombia. The supply sheets, sleeves and pics. According to Martinez, designed sleeves are popular at the moment.
At the opening a movie about the Colombian floricultural sector was showed.
At the opening a movie about the Colombian floricultural sector was showed.
Jack Wang of Oboya. They supply sleeves and trolleys.
Jack Wang of Oboya. They supply sleeves and trolleys.
Ernesto Fonseca Saravia of FloraLife. They are focused on a sustainable approach in post harvest methods.
Ernesto Fonseca Saravia of FloraLife. They are focused on a sustainable approach in post harvest methods.
"Andrew Lee and Monica Alvarez of Gloeckner. They supply summer flowers from seed and bulbs and hardware to the Colombian growers. They are also promoting the philips flowering lamp as they are hortpartners with philips. "This flowering lamp will be the next thing here in Colombia. It creates better quality plants and saves on electricity costs," says Lee."
"Andrew Lee and Monica Alvarez of Gloeckner. They supply summer flowers from seed and bulbs and hardware to the Colombian growers. They are also promoting the philips flowering lamp as they are hortpartners with philips. "This flowering lamp will be the next thing here in Colombia. It creates better quality plants and saves on electricity costs," says Lee."
Julio Talero of Flores La Conchita. They grow alstroemerisas in a 18 ha sized greenhouse, alstroemerias in a 20 ha sized greenhouse and they have a small area where they grow roses and hydrangeas. Floreloy, on the right side of the picture, is from the same oner and only grows roses in a 14 ha sized greenhouse.
Julio Talero of Flores La Conchita. They grow alstroemerisas in a 18 ha sized greenhouse, alstroemerias in a 20 ha sized greenhouse and they have a small area where they grow roses and hydrangeas. Floreloy, on the right side of the picture, is from the same oner and only grows roses in a 14 ha sized greenhouse.
Radolfo La Rota and Zandra Duarte of Propagar Plantas. They are breeders of carnations and mainly supply the Colombian growers and some in Spain.
Radolfo La Rota and Zandra Duarte of Propagar Plantas. They are breeders of carnations and mainly supply the Colombian growers and some in Spain.
Edo Kolmer of Agriom, a breeder holding one of its hydrangea varieties. In the Netherlands, they have a 7,000m2 sized greenhouse which is divided in 14 departments. In each department, they breed/ test a different variety.
Edo Kolmer of Agriom, a breeder holding one of its hydrangea varieties. In the Netherlands, they have a 7,000m2 sized greenhouse which is divided in 14 departments. In each department, they breed/ test a different variety.
Dayana Rodriguez of Agrocelhoni, a manufacturer of plastics and disinfectants.
Dayana Rodriguez of Agrocelhoni, a manufacturer of plastics and disinfectants.
Victor Javier of Koppert.
Victor Javier of Koppert.
Wilson Alberto Gomez of NIRP.
Wilson Alberto Gomez of NIRP.
Johana Pulido of Deco wraps. They supply sleeves, clips and sheets. According to Pulido, the custom made sleeve are popular at the moment.
Johana Pulido of Deco wraps. They supply sleeves, clips and sheets. According to Pulido, the custom made sleeve are popular at the moment.
Daniela Navarro of Selecta.
Daniela Navarro of Selecta.
Gerard Lentjes of Armada. Together with Könst they established Armada Latina in Colombia. They are at the exhibition to find a market for their chrysanthemums. According to Lentjes, trials are running are running at the moment.
Gerard Lentjes of Armada. Together with Könst they established Armada Latina in Colombia. They are at the exhibition to find a market for their chrysanthemums. According to Lentjes, trials are running are running at the moment.
Yolanda Vargas of Narjanjo Export and Import.
Yolanda Vargas of Narjanjo Export and Import.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Adrian Moreno of Naranjo roses. They grow about 94 rose varieties in three farms with a total size of 38 ha in the Cotopaxi area in Ecuador.
Adrian Moreno of Naranjo roses. They grow about 94 rose varieties in three farms with a total size of 38 ha in the Cotopaxi area in Ecuador.
Veronica Cabrera of Florsani. They grow mainly gypsophilla in a 35 sizd greenhouse in Ecuador.
Veronica Cabrera of Florsani. They grow mainly gypsophilla in a 35 sizd greenhouse in Ecuador.
Monica Sanchez of Natural Flowers. They grow Roses alstroemeria bells of Ireland and statice in a 42 ha sized greenhouse. Their main market is the US. According to Sanchez, they ship a many bouquets to the US, this in contrast to Russia. To Russia they ship long stems.
Monica Sanchez of Natural Flowers. They grow Roses alstroemeria bells of Ireland and statice in a 42 ha sized greenhouse. Their main market is the US. According to Sanchez, they ship a many bouquets to the US, this in contrast to Russia. To Russia they ship long stems.
German Lacouture Gutierrez of Milonga Flowers. They are part of the Perfection program and grower roses in Colombia.
German Lacouture Gutierrez of Milonga Flowers. They are part of the Perfection program and grower roses in Colombia.
Plazoleta. They are part of the perfection program and grow, statice, Snap dragon, solida and alstroemeria in a 17ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They mainly export their flowers to the US and Canada and are eager to enter the EU market in the future.
Plazoleta. They are part of the perfection program and grow, statice, Snap dragon, solida and alstroemeria in a 17ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They mainly export their flowers to the US and Canada and are eager to enter the EU market in the future.
Jaime Andres Valencia TOledo of Grupo Vegaflor. They mainly grow chrysanthemums and some gerberas in a 63 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export to England, France and just started to ship to Russia.
Jaime Andres Valencia TOledo of Grupo Vegaflor. They mainly grow chrysanthemums and some gerberas in a 63 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export to England, France and just started to ship to Russia.
Jairo Cadavid and Diana of Asocolflores.
Jairo Cadavid and Diana of Asocolflores.
Christina Uricoechea, the director of Proflora.
Christina Uricoechea, the director of Proflora.
The team of El Pandero. They grow gypsophila in a 10 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export to the Us, Canada, Ireland and Puerto Rico.
The team of El Pandero. They grow gypsophila in a 10 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export to the Us, Canada, Ireland and Puerto Rico.
Camilo Varela of Bloom Flower. They distribute 120 different Colombian flowers throughout the Caibian , but also to the US, Canada, Panama and Spain.
Camilo Varela of Bloom Flower. They distribute 120 different Colombian flowers throughout the Caibian , but also to the US, Canada, Panama and Spain.
Jorge Eduardo Umana Crane of C.I. Agromonte with two visitors. Crane produces around 40 carnation varieties and around 24 mini carnation varieties in a 14 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. His main market is the US.
Jorge Eduardo Umana Crane of C.I. Agromonte with two visitors. Crane produces around 40 carnation varieties and around 24 mini carnation varieties in a 14 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. His main market is the US.
Claudia Garcia Paez and Daniel Alba of Aposentos Flowers . They grow 42 carnation and 30 carnation varieties in a 60 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export market is Japan, but they also export to the US, Canada and Europe.
Claudia Garcia Paez and Daniel Alba of Aposentos Flowers . They grow 42 carnation and 30 carnation varieties in a 60 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export market is Japan, but they also export to the US, Canada and Europe.
Jeroen Oudheusden of FSI with the staff of Florverde.
Jeroen Oudheusden of FSI with the staff of Florverde.
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Margarita Marin and Ivan Gomez of Guaqueta Trading, a distributor of seeds. They import the seeds from Europe, mainly Holland to Colombia. They are also trailing new varieties in Colombia.
Margarita Marin and Ivan Gomez of Guaqueta Trading, a distributor of seeds. They import the seeds from Europe, mainly Holland to Colombia. They are also trailing new varieties in Colombia.
Andres Escobar and Jose Daniel Ospina of Montecarlo Gardens. They own 25 farms in Colombia and export all over the world and mainly to the USA and the UK.
Andres Escobar and Jose Daniel Ospina of Montecarlo Gardens. They own 25 farms in Colombia and export all over the world and mainly to the USA and the UK.
Diego Velendia of Turflor with visitors. He grows 150 varieties of carnations and spray carnations in Colombia. His main export market is Japan.
Diego Velendia of Turflor with visitors. He grows 150 varieties of carnations and spray carnations in Colombia. His main export market is Japan.
Luis Fernando Burgos Sosa and Ximena Burgos Gantivar of Gambur Flowers. They produce around 30 carnation varieties in a 11 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are the US and Russia.
Luis Fernando Burgos Sosa and Ximena Burgos Gantivar of Gambur Flowers. They produce around 30 carnation varieties in a 11 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are the US and Russia.
Maria Eremeeva, Alejandro Jimenez and Sergio Quintero Bottero of San Francisco Gardens. Their main crop is hydrangea, which is cultivated in a 20 ha sized greenhouse along with some callas and mini callas. Their products are being exported all over the world.
Maria Eremeeva, Alejandro Jimenez and Sergio Quintero Bottero of San Francisco Gardens. Their main crop is hydrangea, which is cultivated in a 20 ha sized greenhouse along with some callas and mini callas. Their products are being exported all over the world.
Alexandra Jimenez Soto of Flores de La Campina. They mainly grow lilies, but also some callas in a 20 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export markets are the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Alexandra Jimenez Soto of Flores de La Campina. They mainly grow lilies, but also some callas in a 20 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export markets are the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Satniago Cock-Rada of Liberty Blooms. They grow spray and disbud chrysanthemums in a 15 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main market is North America.
Satniago Cock-Rada of Liberty Blooms. They grow spray and disbud chrysanthemums in a 15 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main market is North America.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Satoshi Watanabe of Reed Exhibitions was also visiting the show.
Satoshi Watanabe of Reed Exhibitions was also visiting the show.
Ido Israel of Danziger. According to Israel, the Atlantis chrysanthemum of Danziger are very popular for Colombian growers. This is because they can be tinted easily. The white ones are the most popular, but there are also other colors: red, bronze, pink and the newest one orange.
Ido Israel of Danziger. According to Israel, the Atlantis chrysanthemum of Danziger are very popular for Colombian growers. This is because they can be tinted easily. The white ones are the most popular, but there are also other colors: red, bronze, pink and the newest one orange.
Elena Zarubina of Flowers Expo Moscow and Satoshi Watanabe of Reed exhibitions Japan were also visiting the show.
Elena Zarubina of Flowers Expo Moscow and Satoshi Watanabe of Reed exhibitions Japan were also visiting the show.
Rainer Kibbel of Original Löwe, Maria Carolina Estrada Ruiz of Flores Esmeralda and Richard Heemskerk of HSI. They are holding the pruner nr. 14 of Original Löwe. With this pruner, Original Löwee wants to enter the South American market. Heemskerk, of HSI, will distribute the pruners in South America. Ruiz of Flores Esmeralda grows roses and alstroemerias in 2 farms, 30ha and 35 ha, in Colombia.
Rainer Kibbel of Original Löwe, Maria Carolina Estrada Ruiz of Flores Esmeralda and Richard Heemskerk of HSI. They are holding the pruner nr. 14 of Original Löwe. With this pruner, Original Löwee wants to enter the South American market. Heemskerk, of HSI, will distribute the pruners in South America. Ruiz of Flores Esmeralda grows roses and alstroemerias in 2 farms, 30ha and 35 ha, in Colombia.
Leidy Gonzalez and Mercy Mena of Connectaflor with Maria Carolina Estrada Ruiz of Flores Esmeralda. Connectaflor is the sales representative in Miami of Esmeralda Farms.
Leidy Gonzalez and Mercy Mena of Connectaflor with Maria Carolina Estrada Ruiz of Flores Esmeralda. Connectaflor is the sales representative in Miami of Esmeralda Farms.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Sergio Arango of Capiro standing with the prices the company won at the show. They grow spray and disbud chrysanthemums in a 78 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are the UK and Australia. To both countries, the flowers are being shipped by containers.
Sergio Arango of Capiro standing with the prices the company won at the show. They grow spray and disbud chrysanthemums in a 78 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are the UK and Australia. To both countries, the flowers are being shipped by containers.
The family Samper grows roses, carnations, spray carnations and calla lilies in a 54 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They mainly export to the US, Russia and Japan. The volumes to Europe and Australia are increasing.
The family Samper grows roses, carnations, spray carnations and calla lilies in a 54 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They mainly export to the US, Russia and Japan. The volumes to Europe and Australia are increasing.
Carolina Proano of Agrocoec. They grow roses and spray roses in a 35 ha sized greenhouse in Ecuador. Their main markets are the US, Europe and Russia.
Carolina Proano of Agrocoec. They grow roses and spray roses in a 35 ha sized greenhouse in Ecuador. Their main markets are the US, Europe and Russia.
The team of BellaRosa. The grow roses in a 55 ha sized greenhouse in Ecuador. They export their flowers to 84 countries in four continents. 40 percent of their production volume goes to Russia.
The team of BellaRosa. The grow roses in a 55 ha sized greenhouse in Ecuador. They export their flowers to 84 countries in four continents. 40 percent of their production volume goes to Russia.
Sebastian Guamani of AAALTAROSA. They grow roses and garden roses in a 30 ha sized greenhouse. their main export markets are the US, Europe and Russia.
Sebastian Guamani of AAALTAROSA. They grow roses and garden roses in a 30 ha sized greenhouse. their main export markets are the US, Europe and Russia.
The team of Geo Flora. They grow carnations in a 26 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. The carnations they grow are from the breeder SB Talee. Their export markets are Japan, Europe, the US, Canada and the Caribbean.
The team of Geo Flora. They grow carnations in a 26 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. The carnations they grow are from the breeder SB Talee. Their export markets are Japan, Europe, the US, Canada and the Caribbean.
The team of FranKo. They are rose breeders. They now have 17 rose varieties in their assortment. At the show they showcased nine of their varieties.
The team of FranKo. They are rose breeders. They now have 17 rose varieties in their assortment. At the show they showcased nine of their varieties.
David, Carlos and Mike of Valley Spring. They grow hydrangeas in a 50 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export markets are China, US, South Korea, Canada and Netherlands.
David, Carlos and Mike of Valley Spring. They grow hydrangeas in a 50 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export markets are China, US, South Korea, Canada and Netherlands.
Catalina Correa and Manuel Marin Tobon of Deliflor chrysanthen. According to Tobon, the Anastasias, Zemblas and disbud chrysanthemums are the most popular in Colombia.
Catalina Correa and Manuel Marin Tobon of Deliflor chrysanthen. According to Tobon, the Anastasias, Zemblas and disbud chrysanthemums are the most popular in Colombia.
Santiago de Castro, David, Elisabeth and Julian of Santa Susana. They grow ruscus and lily grass in a 20 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export their products to Bogotá and Miami.
Santiago de Castro, David, Elisabeth and Julian of Santa Susana. They grow ruscus and lily grass in a 20 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export their products to Bogotá and Miami.
Jaime Eduardo Orozco of Hacienda Cerrogrande. He cultivates heleconias on a 40 ha sized open field in Colombia.
Jaime Eduardo Orozco of Hacienda Cerrogrande. He cultivates heleconias on a 40 ha sized open field in Colombia.
Johana and Alejandro of Napy. They grow tropical foliages and flowers on a 30 ha sized open field.
Johana and Alejandro of Napy. They grow tropical foliages and flowers on a 30 ha sized open field.
Joha Fredy Tobar of Yara.
Joha Fredy Tobar of Yara.
Jack Vega and Juan Pablo Machado of Corrumed. They manufacturer flower boxes.
Jack Vega and Juan Pablo Machado of Corrumed. They manufacturer flower boxes.
Lyda De La Espriella of Heliexport. They export Colombian Heliconias to the US.
Lyda De La Espriella of Heliexport. They export Colombian Heliconias to the US.
Milena Grisales Perez. They grow hydrangeas in Colombia.
Milena Grisales Perez. They grow hydrangeas in Colombia.
Wac International at the Holland Pavilion.
Wac International at the Holland Pavilion.
Paul Hoogenboom of Holex and Sanne Jansen of NCH.
Paul Hoogenboom of Holex and Sanne Jansen of NCH.
Paul Hoogenboom of Holex. They export Dutch cut flowers to the US.
Paul Hoogenboom of Holex. They export Dutch cut flowers to the US.
Piet Stroet of Potveer, a manufacturer of post harvest machines.
Piet Stroet of Potveer, a manufacturer of post harvest machines.
Saskia Hoebee of NCH and Andres Marin of Maser. The are the dealer of the Dutch Royal Eijkenkamp.
Saskia Hoebee of NCH and Andres Marin of Maser. The are the dealer of the Dutch Royal Eijkenkamp.
The team of Vatan Plastik. They are greenhouse manufacturers and are at the exhibition to discover the possibilities to enter the Colombian market.
The team of Vatan Plastik. They are greenhouse manufacturers and are at the exhibition to discover the possibilities to enter the Colombian market.
Belkys Gonzalez of Flores Aurora. They grow carnations, mini carnations and roses in a 32 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export to countries all over the world, but their main export markets are Asia, Russia and the UK.
Belkys Gonzalez of Flores Aurora. They grow carnations, mini carnations and roses in a 32 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. They export to countries all over the world, but their main export markets are Asia, Russia and the UK.
Andres Olier Jauregui, Laura Viviana Varon and Luis Fernando Nieto Muller. The grow greenhalls, carnations and spray carnations in a 25 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export markets are US, Japan, UK, Holland, Germany, Poland and Canada.
Andres Olier Jauregui, Laura Viviana Varon and Luis Fernando Nieto Muller. The grow greenhalls, carnations and spray carnations in a 25 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main export markets are US, Japan, UK, Holland, Germany, Poland and Canada.
Laura Arboleda of Inversiones Montanel. They grow lilies in Colombia.
Laura Arboleda of Inversiones Montanel. They grow lilies in Colombia.
Stef Veenhof of Könst holding their award. They won the first price for their alstroemeria called Record.
Stef Veenhof of Könst holding their award. They won the first price for their alstroemeria called Record.
"Andre Vreugdenhil of Dümmen Orange. The company is exhibiting at the show for the first time under the name Dümmen Orange. The Christa is a new introduction (in the back on the left). The color of the rose is light pink. "So far the reactions have been positive. Many like the color and the fact that the bud opens widely," says Vreugdenhil."
"Andre Vreugdenhil of Dümmen Orange. The company is exhibiting at the show for the first time under the name Dümmen Orange. The Christa is a new introduction (in the back on the left). The color of the rose is light pink. "So far the reactions have been positive. Many like the color and the fact that the bud opens widely," says Vreugdenhil."
Patricia, Consuelo and Natalia of Colibri Flowers. They grow carnations, spring carnations, green balls and one variety of roses in a 2 farms with a total size of 60 ha. Their main export markets are Japan and Europe.
Patricia, Consuelo and Natalia of Colibri Flowers. They grow carnations, spring carnations, green balls and one variety of roses in a 2 farms with a total size of 60 ha. Their main export markets are Japan and Europe.
The Flower awards area.
The Flower awards area.
Also Cyklop was present at the show.
Also Cyklop was present at the show.
Paulina de Castro and Angela Maria Firaldo of Global Seguros.
Paulina de Castro and Angela Maria Firaldo of Global Seguros.
Elisabeth Diaz Oviedo of Banco ProCredit. They offer financial services to growers in developing countries. It enables them to improve their business.
Elisabeth Diaz Oviedo of Banco ProCredit. They offer financial services to growers in developing countries. It enables them to improve their business.
The team of DHL.
The team of DHL.
Tatiana Castro and Gladys Herrera of Temkin, a manufacturer of sleeves. According to Castro, the newspaper sleeves are becoming increasingly popular.
Tatiana Castro and Gladys Herrera of Temkin, a manufacturer of sleeves. According to Castro, the newspaper sleeves are becoming increasingly popular.
The team of Champion.
The team of Champion.
Maria Teresa Ortegon and Alejandro Rodriguez of Chrysal.
Maria Teresa Ortegon and Alejandro Rodriguez of Chrysal.
The team of Prisma with visitors.
The team of Prisma with visitors.
Fernando Arenas Alvarez and Sandra Cordero Velasquez of Redil roses. They grow roses and spray roses in a 40 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their roses are being shipped to countries all over the world.
Fernando Arenas Alvarez and Sandra Cordero Velasquez of Redil roses. They grow roses and spray roses in a 40 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their roses are being shipped to countries all over the world.
Joanna and Jose Luis Ardila Bagos of Inversiones Bella Flor. They grow 13 rose varieties in a 10 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are Europe, Kuwait and the US.
Joanna and Jose Luis Ardila Bagos of Inversiones Bella Flor. They grow 13 rose varieties in a 10 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are Europe, Kuwait and the US.
Crowded stand of Selecta.
Crowded stand of Selecta.
Rene Kuiper and Silvia Vega of Expoflora. They grow lilies on three locations in Costa Rica. They grow lilies in a, in total, 20 ha sized greenhouse. Their main market is the US. According to Kuiper, the dubble flowered lilies are becoming increasingly popular in the US.
Rene Kuiper and Silvia Vega of Expoflora. They grow lilies on three locations in Costa Rica. They grow lilies in a, in total, 20 ha sized greenhouse. Their main market is the US. According to Kuiper, the dubble flowered lilies are becoming increasingly popular in the US.
The Costa Rica pavilion.
The Costa Rica pavilion.
Juan Requena Ruiz of Continental Breeding. They breed roses, garden roses and spray roses. According to Ruiz, the majority of the garden roses have peal colors. Continental breeding bred garden roses with darker colors. They are now being introduced in the market.
Juan Requena Ruiz of Continental Breeding. They breed roses, garden roses and spray roses. According to Ruiz, the majority of the garden roses have peal colors. Continental breeding bred garden roses with darker colors. They are now being introduced in the market.
Ali Montagut, hostess of the Oxyion booth.
Ali Montagut, hostess of the Oxyion booth.
The team of Cargo logistics Group. This freight company with own operation at Quito, Bogota, Medellin, Miami, Los Angeles. On March 2016, they will be opening a brand new facility at Miami, which will include 2 vacuum coolers. Currently, they run 3 trucks from Miami to Los Angeles. “We offer to the growers the ability to handle their inventories thru our software, not only at Miami, it can be done at Miami, Los Angeles.We have a flower consolidation to Russia, customers are able to ship from 1 half box on. Also we can collect payments in Rublos or usd”, explains Jose Zavala of Cargo Logistics Group.
The team of Cargo logistics Group. This freight company with own operation at Quito, Bogota, Medellin, Miami, Los Angeles. On March 2016, they will be opening a brand new facility at Miami, which will include 2 vacuum coolers. Currently, they run 3 trucks from Miami to Los Angeles. “We offer to the growers the ability to handle their inventories thru our software, not only at Miami, it can be done at Miami, Los Angeles.We have a flower consolidation to Russia, customers are able to ship from 1 half box on. Also we can collect payments in Rublos or usd”, explains Jose Zavala of Cargo Logistics Group.
Fernando Mongalo, Maria Del Pilar Duenas, Luz Marina Popayan and Andrea Cobos of Fenix Airwis. They currently have an office in Maimi and Quito. Now, they are opening an office in Bogota, Colombia.
Fernando Mongalo, Maria Del Pilar Duenas, Luz Marina Popayan and Andrea Cobos of Fenix Airwis. They currently have an office in Maimi and Quito. Now, they are opening an office in Bogota, Colombia.
Oscar Rugeles, Laura Marala Charry of Avgust, a Russian agrochemical company.
Oscar Rugeles, Laura Marala Charry of Avgust, a Russian agrochemical company.
Carmen Wilches Aponte, Bibiana Munoz Jaramillo and Ivan Felipe Hernandez Barrera of itc Wilches.
Carmen Wilches Aponte, Bibiana Munoz Jaramillo and Ivan Felipe Hernandez Barrera of itc Wilches.
Maria Paula Quinones, Juan David Mejia Rodriguez and Fancy Giovanna Villalba of Smurfit Kappa. They received the best stand award in the category suppliers.
Maria Paula Quinones, Juan David Mejia Rodriguez and Fancy Giovanna Villalba of Smurfit Kappa. They received the best stand award in the category suppliers.
Juan Manuel Gutierrez of PQR talking with visitors.
Juan Manuel Gutierrez of PQR talking with visitors.
The team of La Gaitana Farms. The grow carnations, spray carnations and greenballs in a 37 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. 50 percent of their production goes to Europe, 24 percent to the US and 12 percent to Japan. They won the first price in the category of spray carnations, producers.
The team of La Gaitana Farms. The grow carnations, spray carnations and greenballs in a 37 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. 50 percent of their production goes to Europe, 24 percent to the US and 12 percent to Japan. They won the first price in the category of spray carnations, producers.
Exhibitiobn floor.
Exhibitiobn floor.
The team of Circasia
The team of Circasia
Jaap van Staaveren of UFO Supplies. They are at the Exhibition to look for possibilities to expand their market and to supply the Colombian growers.
Jaap van Staaveren of UFO Supplies. They are at the Exhibition to look for possibilities to expand their market and to supply the Colombian growers.
Angie Virguez Cortissoz of Van VLIET Colombia.
Angie Virguez Cortissoz of Van VLIET Colombia.
Paola Enriquez and Johanna Sanchez Arias of Ciplas. The are at the exhibition to show their greenhouse plastic which is especially designed for the Colombian climate.
Paola Enriquez and Johanna Sanchez Arias of Ciplas. The are at the exhibition to show their greenhouse plastic which is especially designed for the Colombian climate.
Constaza and Carlos Reategui del Mazo of Hyplast. At the exhibition, they are showing two types of greenhouse plastic. One is UV blocking plastic, used for the cultivation of red roses, and the other is UV open plastic, used for colored and bicolored roses.
Constaza and Carlos Reategui del Mazo of Hyplast. At the exhibition, they are showing two types of greenhouse plastic. One is UV blocking plastic, used for the cultivation of red roses, and the other is UV open plastic, used for colored and bicolored roses.
Hernando Henae Mejia of Alfredo Hoyos. He grows greens in Colombia and wants to export his products next year.
Hernando Henae Mejia of Alfredo Hoyos. He grows greens in Colombia and wants to export his products next year.
"Mark Fikkers of Havatec, a manufacturer of flower buncher machines, and Daniel Hoyos of Bicco Farms, a Colombian grower of Alstroemeria, Statice, Solidago, Limonium Blue. In February 2016, Havatec will install their new quality buncher 2.0. This flower buncher is especially developed for the Colombian market. "It saves 50% on labor," says Fikkers."
"Mark Fikkers of Havatec, a manufacturer of flower buncher machines, and Daniel Hoyos of Bicco Farms, a Colombian grower of Alstroemeria, Statice, Solidago, Limonium Blue. In February 2016, Havatec will install their new quality buncher 2.0. This flower buncher is especially developed for the Colombian market. "It saves 50% on labor," says Fikkers."
Pierre Davreux of Fleurexpert and Ximena Perilla Rojas of Luisiana Farms.
Pierre Davreux of Fleurexpert and Ximena Perilla Rojas of Luisiana Farms.
Ximena Perilla Rojas, Daniel Duarte and Lina Maria Velez of Luisiana Farms.
Ximena Perilla Rojas, Daniel Duarte and Lina Maria Velez of Luisiana Farms.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Tomas Diaz and Usenik Matej of PrinTack.
Tomas Diaz and Usenik Matej of PrinTack.
Arthur Koekoek of HilverdaKooij.
Arthur Koekoek of HilverdaKooij.
Kick Jansen of Luiten Greenhouses was also visiting the show.
Kick Jansen of Luiten Greenhouses was also visiting the show.
Juan Gonzalez of Hoogendoorn. He was at the show to find new Colombian customers.
Juan Gonzalez of Hoogendoorn. He was at the show to find new Colombian customers.
Jeroen Oudheusden of FSI and Kasper Kerver of Profound.
Jeroen Oudheusden of FSI and Kasper Kerver of Profound.
Edy janet Prieto of the Elita Flower. They grow Rosen Tantau flowers, gerberas, alstroemerias, carnations, mini carnations and chrysanthemums. They export to the US, Japan, Europe, Caribbean and Chile.
Edy janet Prieto of the Elita Flower. They grow Rosen Tantau flowers, gerberas, alstroemerias, carnations, mini carnations and chrysanthemums. They export to the US, Japan, Europe, Caribbean and Chile.
The team of Valleflor. They grow alstroemerias, statice, dianthus, erginium, aster, delphinium and carnival gold in a 30 ha sized greenhouse in Ecuador. Their main market is the US, then Canada, followed by Europe.
The team of Valleflor. They grow alstroemerias, statice, dianthus, erginium, aster, delphinium and carnival gold in a 30 ha sized greenhouse in Ecuador. Their main market is the US, then Canada, followed by Europe.
Angie Alvarez and Felipe Ramirez of Direct Farms and Scott Stecker of Creative Floral Solutions.
Angie Alvarez and Felipe Ramirez of Direct Farms and Scott Stecker of Creative Floral Solutions.
"Ximena Franco-Villegas of Florverde.Florverde® Sustainable Flowers: "This is an independent social and environmental standard which ensures that flowers certified under this scheme have been responsibly produced. It requires flower growers to adopt measures that will protect and enable worker’s rights, as well as implement best environmental practices."
"Ximena Franco-Villegas of Florverde.Florverde® Sustainable Flowers: "This is an independent social and environmental standard which ensures that flowers certified under this scheme have been responsibly produced. It requires flower growers to adopt measures that will protect and enable worker’s rights, as well as implement best environmental practices."
David Marin Jaramillo of BioFlora. They dye flowers.
David Marin Jaramillo of BioFlora. They dye flowers.
Sandra Espinel, Alejandra Tapia and Ahmed Kigen Nzibo of Latin Selections. They won a 3rd price with their white variety Adalonia.
Sandra Espinel, Alejandra Tapia and Ahmed Kigen Nzibo of Latin Selections. They won a 3rd price with their white variety Adalonia.
Nancy Montealegre, Sandy Saenz, Jose Azout and Maria Paula Cordoba of Alexandra farms. They won the first price in the category garden roses.
Nancy Montealegre, Sandy Saenz, Jose Azout and Maria Paula Cordoba of Alexandra farms. They won the first price in the category garden roses.
Bas Pellemnaars and Ivan Dario Perez of Dümmen Orange. They won the first price in the category breeding of chrysanthemums.
Bas Pellemnaars and Ivan Dario Perez of Dümmen Orange. They won the first price in the category breeding of chrysanthemums.
Monica Figueroa of Jardines de los Andes.
Monica Figueroa of Jardines de los Andes.
Diana Abadi and Milena Angol Molina of HBM Group. Vat-Ex is part of the HBM Group.
Diana Abadi and Milena Angol Molina of HBM Group. Vat-Ex is part of the HBM Group.
Rowy Beerepoot of Potveer.
Rowy Beerepoot of Potveer.
Stella Menses Montes, Elsa Yolanda Dominguez Gomez and Carolina Canchon of Flores Tiba. They won the first price in the category producer of spray roses.
Stella Menses Montes, Elsa Yolanda Dominguez Gomez and Carolina Canchon of Flores Tiba. They won the first price in the category producer of spray roses.
The team of Keuhne + Nagel.
The team of Keuhne + Nagel.
Jan Willem van Bokhoven of Holland House. He organized the Dutch Pavilion at the Proflora.
Jan Willem van Bokhoven of Holland House. He organized the Dutch Pavilion at the Proflora.
Edwin Smit and Renée Snijders from Ideavelop visited the Proflora.
Edwin Smit and Renée Snijders from Ideavelop visited the Proflora.
The team of Rosen Tantau.
The team of Rosen Tantau.
Pedro Zamudo of Astral Flowers.
Pedro Zamudo of Astral Flowers.
The team of Rumhora. They grow foliage and have four farms, with a total size o 22 ha. They mainly export to the Dominican Republic and Canada.
The team of Rumhora. They grow foliage and have four farms, with a total size o 22 ha. They mainly export to the Dominican Republic and Canada.
Satoshi Iwasaki of Suntory , Cory Sanchez of Florigene, and Taizo Chinju of Suntory. Florigene, grows GMO carnations. “The mini carnations Moobberry and Moonvelvet are just approved in Europe, like wo months ago”, says Sanzech.
Satoshi Iwasaki of Suntory , Cory Sanchez of Florigene, and Taizo Chinju of Suntory. Florigene, grows GMO carnations. “The mini carnations Moobberry and Moonvelvet are just approved in Europe, like wo months ago”, says Sanzech.
Denisse Byfield of Discovery Farms.
Denisse Byfield of Discovery Farms.
Visitor takin a picture with the model of Danziger.
Visitor takin a picture with the model of Danziger.
The model of Danziger, Ori and Claudia Coronado of Danziger. They won the first price in breeding of the Cosmic Gypsophila.
The model of Danziger, Ori and Claudia Coronado of Danziger. They won the first price in breeding of the Cosmic Gypsophila.
Pablo Hernandez of FlorAndina. They won the first price in the producer category of hydrangeas.
Pablo Hernandez of FlorAndina. They won the first price in the producer category of hydrangeas.
Lina Jaramillo of Galleria Farms. They mainly grow disbud chrysanthemums, spider chrysanthemums 30 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are the US and Calanda. At the show, they won the first price for the best booth.
Lina Jaramillo of Galleria Farms. They mainly grow disbud chrysanthemums, spider chrysanthemums 30 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main markets are the US and Calanda. At the show, they won the first price for the best booth.
Bernardo Prada Silvia of Trinity Farms. They grow around 36 varieties of roses in a 10 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia.
Bernardo Prada Silvia of Trinity Farms. They grow around 36 varieties of roses in a 10 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia.
Lynne Finol of Golden Flowers. They do the marketing for 40 Colombian farms in th US and Canada. All the farms they deal with are Florverde certified.
Lynne Finol of Golden Flowers. They do the marketing for 40 Colombian farms in th US and Canada. All the farms they deal with are Florverde certified.
David Quesada of Inverpalmas. They grow roses and mini carnations in a 40 ha sized greenhouse. They mainly export to US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Russia.
David Quesada of Inverpalmas. They grow roses and mini carnations in a 40 ha sized greenhouse. They mainly export to US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Russia.
Andres Mejia Lince of Fillco Roses. They grow roses in a 12.5 ha sized greenhouse and carnations in a 4 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main market is the US.
Andres Mejia Lince of Fillco Roses. They grow roses in a 12.5 ha sized greenhouse and carnations in a 4 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. Their main market is the US.
The team of Andean Fields. They mainly grow roses and carnations in four farms in Colombia. Their main markets are Australia, Japan and the US.
The team of Andean Fields. They mainly grow roses and carnations in four farms in Colombia. Their main markets are Australia, Japan and the US.
Don Willis of Jiffy and Javier Pacheco of Brinkman Trading, the distributor of Jiffy products in Central and South America. They are showing nets that are put around the roots of the flower. This net enable the roots to grow horizontally and can let carnations, chrysanthemums and roses one week earlier. They also root around 15 days earlier.
Don Willis of Jiffy and Javier Pacheco of Brinkman Trading, the distributor of Jiffy products in Central and South America. They are showing nets that are put around the roots of the flower. This net enable the roots to grow horizontally and can let carnations, chrysanthemums and roses one week earlier. They also root around 15 days earlier.
Enrique Faran and Maria Farfan of Phytotec. They produces summer flowers. Their main markets are Canada, the US, Dominican Republic and Holland.
Enrique Faran and Maria Farfan of Phytotec. They produces summer flowers. Their main markets are Canada, the US, Dominican Republic and Holland.
Fillco roses.
Fillco roses.
Daniel Velez de Monchaux of Suasuque and Catalina Guacaneme of Perfection. Suasuque is also part of Perfection programme.
Daniel Velez de Monchaux of Suasuque and Catalina Guacaneme of Perfection. Suasuque is also part of Perfection programme.
Nobuya Kaishita of Chrysal was also visiting the show.
Nobuya Kaishita of Chrysal was also visiting the show.
La Viletta.
La Viletta.
Pablo Restrepo Samper of Excellence. They grow 5 percent red roses and 50 percent colored roses in a around 20 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia.
Pablo Restrepo Samper of Excellence. They grow 5 percent red roses and 50 percent colored roses in a around 20 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia.
Kees Gram of Royal Van Zanten with the Palm Green Dark. This Santini Chrysanthemum Is darker then the Palm Green. Currently trials are being conducted in Colombia. In the Netherlands the Palm Green Dark is already commercially being produced.
Kees Gram of Royal Van Zanten with the Palm Green Dark. This Santini Chrysanthemum Is darker then the Palm Green. Currently trials are being conducted in Colombia. In the Netherlands the Palm Green Dark is already commercially being produced.
Luis Mariano Botero with the first price that Breier won for their Mimo. He represents Breier, Dümmen Orange Terra Nigra and Royalvanzanten.
Luis Mariano Botero with the first price that Breier won for their Mimo. He represents Breier, Dümmen Orange Terra Nigra and Royalvanzanten.
Luis Mariano Botero. He represents Breier, Dümmen Orange Terra Nigra and Royalvanzanten.
Luis Mariano Botero. He represents Breier, Dümmen Orange Terra Nigra and Royalvanzanten.
Dümmen Orange Terra Nigra.
Dümmen Orange Terra Nigra.
Luis Mariano Botero talking with visitors.
Luis Mariano Botero talking with visitors.
Ana Lucia Benavies of Plantador. THey are rose breeders and are called in Plantec in Ecuador. She is sitting next to the Pink Mondial, which is a popular rose to grow.
Ana Lucia Benavies of Plantador. THey are rose breeders and are called in Plantec in Ecuador. She is sitting next to the Pink Mondial, which is a popular rose to grow.
Oscar Peters of De Ruiter. They won the first price in the category rose breeders.
Oscar Peters of De Ruiter. They won the first price in the category rose breeders.
Karen Mondragon of Meilland.
Karen Mondragon of Meilland.
Mauricio Barco Leon of Pheroma, Soliman Masaoudi of Russel IPM and Erika Duarte Galvis of Pheroma. They are the distributor of Russel IPM in Colombia. They are trialing their new patterned sticky traps in Colombia. These sticky traps are already tested in other countries and catched 450% more thrips than regular sticky traps.
Mauricio Barco Leon of Pheroma, Soliman Masaoudi of Russel IPM and Erika Duarte Galvis of Pheroma. They are the distributor of Russel IPM in Colombia. They are trialing their new patterned sticky traps in Colombia. These sticky traps are already tested in other countries and catched 450% more thrips than regular sticky traps.
Mark Loos and Rene Visser of IP Handlers.
Mark Loos and Rene Visser of IP Handlers.
Peter van de Pol of Plant Research Overberg was also visiting the show.
Peter van de Pol of Plant Research Overberg was also visiting the show.
Jorge Ortega of Matina Flowers. They won the first price in the category rose producer.
Jorge Ortega of Matina Flowers. They won the first price in the category rose producer.
PQR.
PQR.
Lina Restrepo of Schreurs. They represent Brown Breeding, an Ecuadorian breeder. Brown Breeding won the second price for their Kahala BB rose in the category rose breeders.
Lina Restrepo of Schreurs. They represent Brown Breeding, an Ecuadorian breeder. Brown Breeding won the second price for their Kahala BB rose in the category rose breeders.
Avianca Cargo.
Avianca Cargo.
UPS.
UPS.
Prime Group.
Prime Group.
Prime Group.
Prime Group.
Mark Gimenez of Johnson Matthey.
Mark Gimenez of Johnson Matthey.
Cargo Master.
Cargo Master.
The team of Real Carga and Alejandro Abondano of Benchmark Growers on the right.
The team of Real Carga and Alejandro Abondano of Benchmark Growers on the right.
Transflora Cargo.
Transflora Cargo.
Cargolux.
Cargolux.
Nathalie Lebon, Flormarina andElizabeth Olaya of Sagaro Flowers.
Nathalie Lebon, Flormarina andElizabeth Olaya of Sagaro Flowers.
Grupo Andes.
Grupo Andes.
Benchmark growers.
Benchmark growers.
Alvaro Andres Gomez de la Torre and Manuel Gastelbondo of Ball.
Alvaro Andres Gomez de la Torre and Manuel Gastelbondo of Ball.
Paol Aranguren of Flores Funza. They won the first price in the category alstroemeria producers.
Paol Aranguren of Flores Funza. They won the first price in the category alstroemeria producers.
Guaqueta.
Guaqueta.
NIRP
NIRP
Mauricio Danies L. of El Milagro talking with visitors.
Mauricio Danies L. of El Milagro talking with visitors.
Verdissimo.
Verdissimo.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Everyone who organized the Proflora.
Everyone who organized the Proflora.
Olga Mejia of GeoFlora. GeoFlora produces SB Talee carnations. SB Talee won the second price in the category breeding of spray carnations.
Olga Mejia of GeoFlora. GeoFlora produces SB Talee carnations. SB Talee won the second price in the category breeding of spray carnations.
ABF.
ABF.
Aura Maria Camargo and Yamid Stella Munoz Zuniga of KLM Airfrance.
Aura Maria Camargo and Yamid Stella Munoz Zuniga of KLM Airfrance.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Santa Elena Hydrangeas.
Santa Elena Hydrangeas.
Outstanding varieties competitions.
Outstanding varieties competitions.
Juan Manuel Gutierrez of PQR talking with visitors.
Juan Manuel Gutierrez of PQR talking with visitors.
Proflora.
Proflora.

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