Hortiflorexpo IPM Beijing 2016

Very busy at the entrance of the Hortiflorexpo IPM Beijing.
Very busy at the entrance of the Hortiflorexpo IPM Beijing.
Miguel Ferrer from Kumning Anthura and Mattijs Bodegom from Antura. Anthura Kumning is celebrating its 10th anniversary. At the booth, visitors could make a picture in front of the anthurium waterwick wall and win a laptop.
Miguel Ferrer from Kumning Anthura and Mattijs Bodegom from Antura. Anthura Kumning is celebrating its 10th anniversary. At the booth, visitors could make a picture in front of the anthurium waterwick wall and win a laptop.
Sophia Lin from OBOYA. Oboya is introducing its green wall. This wall purifies the air and can be easily water by an app on your smart phone.
Sophia Lin from OBOYA. Oboya is introducing its green wall. This wall purifies the air and can be easily water by an app on your smart phone.
Wang Wei and Leonid Marcelo from Rosas del Corazon. This Ecuadorian rose grower wants to expand its markets in China. According to Marcelo, it Is difficuly to enter China because of the culture, customs and language.
Wang Wei and Leonid Marcelo from Rosas del Corazon. This Ecuadorian rose grower wants to expand its markets in China. According to Marcelo, it Is difficuly to enter China because of the culture, customs and language.
Registration area.
Registration area.
Albert Mak and Mi Jang from Flora Green. This company sells cuttings from different breeders here in China. According to Mak, the number of professional producers increases and also the number of producers that is using the cuttings of a professional propagator. Importing cuttings is expensive and this is the main reason why many growers propagate their own cuttings. “We are able to produce the cuttings here in China for a reasonable price, which makes our products more attractive for the growers”, says Mak.
Albert Mak and Mi Jang from Flora Green. This company sells cuttings from different breeders here in China. According to Mak, the number of professional producers increases and also the number of producers that is using the cuttings of a professional propagator. Importing cuttings is expensive and this is the main reason why many growers propagate their own cuttings. “We are able to produce the cuttings here in China for a reasonable price, which makes our products more attractive for the growers”, says Mak.
The crowed booth of Royal DeRuiter.
The crowed booth of Royal DeRuiter.
Didi Qian, Lifeng Peng, Martin Helmich (Hoogendoorn), Aad van den Berg and Xitong Yang from Delphy.
Didi Qian, Lifeng Peng, Martin Helmich (Hoogendoorn), Aad van den Berg and Xitong Yang from Delphy.
Angelo Helmes from Multifan (a Vostermans Companies brand). After years of exporting their products from the Netherlands, they established a subsidiary in Shanghai last year. This subsidiary makes it more easy to supply the greenhouse manufacturers/installers, as this number is growing.
Angelo Helmes from Multifan (a Vostermans Companies brand). After years of exporting their products from the Netherlands, they established a subsidiary in Shanghai last year. This subsidiary makes it more easy to supply the greenhouse manufacturers/installers, as this number is growing.
People entering the exhibition area.
People entering the exhibition area.
Eduard Koks with China team from De Ruiter. The focus of De Ruiter is on potted roses in China. According to Koks, the demand for potted roses increased over the last years. The potted rose is a difficult crop to cultivate, so support during cultivation is necessary. According to Koks, the difficult cultivation process might also be advantageous as it is difficult to propagate the crop. Last October, the company started to build a 2.3 ha sized greenhouse with 4,000 meters of benches and heating for trailing potted and cut roses. The site is currently in production and the grand opening will take place in October 2016.
Eduard Koks with China team from De Ruiter. The focus of De Ruiter is on potted roses in China. According to Koks, the demand for potted roses increased over the last years. The potted rose is a difficult crop to cultivate, so support during cultivation is necessary. According to Koks, the difficult cultivation process might also be advantageous as it is difficult to propagate the crop. Last October, the company started to build a 2.3 ha sized greenhouse with 4,000 meters of benches and heating for trailing potted and cut roses. The site is currently in production and the grand opening will take place in October 2016.
Tim Scalongne from Kunming Hasfarm, one of the largest floriculture companies in Asia. The company owns a 100 ha sized greenhouse in Vietnam and a 25 ha sized greenhouse in Kumning. According to Scalogne, the demand for quality flowers and plants increases. The quality of Chinese flowers is often lower and there is a shortage of good quality products. At the show, the Green Wicky attracts the attention of many visitors. Scalongne also has high expectations for the hydrangea as many are currently being imported. Everything that is new attracts the attention.
Tim Scalongne from Kunming Hasfarm, one of the largest floriculture companies in Asia. The company owns a 100 ha sized greenhouse in Vietnam and a 25 ha sized greenhouse in Kumning. According to Scalogne, the demand for quality flowers and plants increases. The quality of Chinese flowers is often lower and there is a shortage of good quality products. At the show, the Green Wicky attracts the attention of many visitors. Scalongne also has high expectations for the hydrangea as many are currently being imported. Everything that is new attracts the attention.
Torben Pedersen of Hasfarm Youngplants and Floris Tas of Hilverda Kooij. Hasfarm and Hilverda are in a joint venture.
Torben Pedersen of Hasfarm Youngplants and Floris Tas of Hilverda Kooij. Hasfarm and Hilverda are in a joint venture.
Jan Dijkman from Philips in front of the new GreenPower tissue culture module. This new generation is especially produced for the Chinese market and saves 40 percent more energy compared to conventional lightning. More on this later on FloralDaily.com
Jan Dijkman from Philips in front of the new GreenPower tissue culture module. This new generation is especially produced for the Chinese market and saves 40 percent more energy compared to conventional lightning. More on this later on FloralDaily.com
FibreDust.
FibreDust.
Shuhei Aoyama and Mr. Tey from KANEYA holding one of the most demand pots at the moment. The are also introducing a new pot, the cubus shaped pot.
Shuhei Aoyama and Mr. Tey from KANEYA holding one of the most demand pots at the moment. The are also introducing a new pot, the cubus shaped pot.
Leon Qi, Hans Andersson and Ying Ying from Svensson. This screen manufacturer has a production location in Shanghai, that supplies the Chinese and Japanese market. The company is active on the Chinese market for 12 years now. According to Andersson, the Chinese growers are becoming increasingly professional and he sees a trend towards the cultivation of vegetables.
Leon Qi, Hans Andersson and Ying Ying from Svensson. This screen manufacturer has a production location in Shanghai, that supplies the Chinese and Japanese market. The company is active on the Chinese market for 12 years now. According to Andersson, the Chinese growers are becoming increasingly professional and he sees a trend towards the cultivation of vegetables.
Ruth Mogi and Matti Arielle from Decofresh with Ketan Jerath from Omang and Amor. Last June, this Kenyan rose grower started to supply China and since then, the volumes are increasing. The farm has its own breeding cooperation and according to Arielle, this makes them unique. “We can supply something new with high quality, large head sizes and yearround. The local production of roses is often seasonable.
Ruth Mogi and Matti Arielle from Decofresh with Ketan Jerath from Omang and Amor. Last June, this Kenyan rose grower started to supply China and since then, the volumes are increasing. The farm has its own breeding cooperation and according to Arielle, this makes them unique. “We can supply something new with high quality, large head sizes and yearround. The local production of roses is often seasonable.
Andrea Ramirez from Plazoleta with her interpreter Kitty. This Colombian growers of statice, limonium, alstroemeria is exhibiting at the show to explore the Chinese market and its opportunities.
Andrea Ramirez from Plazoleta with her interpreter Kitty. This Colombian growers of statice, limonium, alstroemeria is exhibiting at the show to explore the Chinese market and its opportunities.
Claudia Fuentes from AYURA grows roses and carnation on 30 ha (15 ha roses, 15 ha carnations) and is exhibiting at the show to look for her first customers. According to Fuentes, Colombian flowers will have a great change in China as quality is becoming increasingly important and as the flowers can be supplied year round.
Claudia Fuentes from AYURA grows roses and carnation on 30 ha (15 ha roses, 15 ha carnations) and is exhibiting at the show to look for her first customers. According to Fuentes, Colombian flowers will have a great change in China as quality is becoming increasingly important and as the flowers can be supplied year round.
13. Nicolas Lacoutur and German Lacouture Gutierrez from Milonga Flowers. This Colombian rose grower is also exhibiting at the show for the first time to find its first customers.
13. Nicolas Lacoutur and German Lacouture Gutierrez from Milonga Flowers. This Colombian rose grower is also exhibiting at the show for the first time to find its first customers.
Aura Rocio Naranjo from Andalucia. She grows spray carnations in a 25 ha sized greenhouse and is at the exhibition to explore the market. According to Naranjo, the spray carnations are not that popular at the moment in China, but she expects the popularity to grow withing two years. “Two years ago, the spray carnation was not popular in Japan and now it is. I expect the same trend for China”, she says.
Aura Rocio Naranjo from Andalucia. She grows spray carnations in a 25 ha sized greenhouse and is at the exhibition to explore the market. According to Naranjo, the spray carnations are not that popular at the moment in China, but she expects the popularity to grow withing two years. “Two years ago, the spray carnation was not popular in Japan and now it is. I expect the same trend for China”, she says.
Andres Felipe Bernal from Real Carga. They already have shipments to China, but they want to expand in this market.
Andres Felipe Bernal from Real Carga. They already have shipments to China, but they want to expand in this market.
Maria Alejandra Michelsen from Inverpalmas grows roses, spray carnations and carnations in a 40 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. She is exhibiting at the show to explore the oppertunities to export to China. According to Michelsen, there will be a market for her roses as they have big head sizes and long stems.
Maria Alejandra Michelsen from Inverpalmas grows roses, spray carnations and carnations in a 40 ha sized greenhouse in Colombia. She is exhibiting at the show to explore the oppertunities to export to China. According to Michelsen, there will be a market for her roses as they have big head sizes and long stems.
Rodolfo La Rota from Cactus. He grows carnations and roses in a 33 ha sized greenhouse in colombia. Next to growing, he also hyberdizes carnations. He is also looking to enter the Chinese market with his flowers. According to him, exporting to China is challenging due to the transportation costs. “We usually use FOB and here in China they use CIF, which means that we have to pay for the transport too, which makes it more expensive and therefore more risky. However, if you do it correctly, the margins will be higher too”, he says.
Rodolfo La Rota from Cactus. He grows carnations and roses in a 33 ha sized greenhouse in colombia. Next to growing, he also hyberdizes carnations. He is also looking to enter the Chinese market with his flowers. According to him, exporting to China is challenging due to the transportation costs. “We usually use FOB and here in China they use CIF, which means that we have to pay for the transport too, which makes it more expensive and therefore more risky. However, if you do it correctly, the margins will be higher too”, he says.
Pablo Restrepo Samper from Excellence flowers. He is one of the few exhibitors at the Colombian pavillion that is already exporting to China. Two years ago, he had its first shipment to China. According to Restrepo, China is a good market as they celebrate Valentine’s Day two times a year; in February and August.
Pablo Restrepo Samper from Excellence flowers. He is one of the few exhibitors at the Colombian pavillion that is already exporting to China. Two years ago, he had its first shipment to China. According to Restrepo, China is a good market as they celebrate Valentine’s Day two times a year; in February and August.
Troy Graham from Logiztik Alliance and Andrés Flores of Jardines Farm. This Ecuadorian flower grower already has some customers in China, but would like to expand in this market.
Troy Graham from Logiztik Alliance and Andrés Flores of Jardines Farm. This Ecuadorian flower grower already has some customers in China, but would like to expand in this market.
Susana Sandoval and José Javier Pallares from Greenrose. They supply fresh and preserved roses, which are grown in a 17 ha sized greenhouse. They already have a couple of Chinese customers, but they want to expand in this market. According to Pallares, the Ecuadorian roses are very popular in China.
Susana Sandoval and José Javier Pallares from Greenrose. They supply fresh and preserved roses, which are grown in a 17 ha sized greenhouse. They already have a couple of Chinese customers, but they want to expand in this market. According to Pallares, the Ecuadorian roses are very popular in China.
Adrian Moreno from Naranjo Roses. This Ecuadorian rose farm already exports to China and want to expand their market. According to Morenp the big heads, bright colors and long stems are attracting the most attention.
Adrian Moreno from Naranjo Roses. This Ecuadorian rose farm already exports to China and want to expand their market. According to Morenp the big heads, bright colors and long stems are attracting the most attention.
Martha Jacome and Katherine Mantilla from Anniroses. They want to expand their market in China. According to Mantilla, due to the situation in Russia, they are looking for other markets. “We are expanding our markets in the USA, China and Korea. Last week, we were in Seoul at a flower exhibition”, she says.
Martha Jacome and Katherine Mantilla from Anniroses. They want to expand their market in China. According to Mantilla, due to the situation in Russia, they are looking for other markets. “We are expanding our markets in the USA, China and Korea. Last week, we were in Seoul at a flower exhibition”, she says.
Visitors taking pictures of the roses of BellaRosa and Rose Connection.
Visitors taking pictures of the roses of BellaRosa and Rose Connection.
Julio Valenzuela from BellaRosa and Rose Connection. This Ecuadorian rose grower owns approximately 90 varieties. They offer fresh, dyed, tinted and preserved roses. They already have some clients in China and according to Valenzuela, the dyed roses are the most popular varieties in China.
Julio Valenzuela from BellaRosa and Rose Connection. This Ecuadorian rose grower owns approximately 90 varieties. They offer fresh, dyed, tinted and preserved roses. They already have some clients in China and according to Valenzuela, the dyed roses are the most popular varieties in China.
"Gregory Bryant and Tom Biondo of Royal Flowers. This Ecuadorian hydrangea and rose grower is active on the Chinese markt for six years now. They were one of the first Ecuadorian flower farms that entered China. According to Biondo, there ios a lot of interest for the the tinted roses. "The volumes are increasing every year." Also the demand for hydrangeas is high. "We sell everything, so meeting the demand is our main aim at the moment", says Biondo."
"Gregory Bryant and Tom Biondo of Royal Flowers. This Ecuadorian hydrangea and rose grower is active on the Chinese markt for six years now. They were one of the first Ecuadorian flower farms that entered China. According to Biondo, there ios a lot of interest for the the tinted roses. "The volumes are increasing every year." Also the demand for hydrangeas is high. "We sell everything, so meeting the demand is our main aim at the moment", says Biondo."
Ricardo Canelos G. and Ricardo Canelos A. from AAALTAROSA. According to Canelos, the demand for roses is huge. The most popular varieties are the red, the garden type and the tinted. They had some sales in China, but are now working to import flowers and fruits directly.
Ricardo Canelos G. and Ricardo Canelos A. from AAALTAROSA. According to Canelos, the demand for roses is huge. The most popular varieties are the red, the garden type and the tinted. They had some sales in China, but are now working to import flowers and fruits directly.
Danziger wasmalso exhibiting at the show. They were hosting five farms from Ecuador. According to Ido Israel (on the right), the tinted gypsophila and limonium are the most popular.
Danziger wasmalso exhibiting at the show. They were hosting five farms from Ecuador. According to Ido Israel (on the right), the tinted gypsophila and limonium are the most popular.
Sun Jingxian, Lei Zong Hao And Alessandro Mazzacano from Urbinati. Three years ago, they entered the Chinese market. Now, they have one importer and they want to build up a relation with more importers in the main cities. According to Mazzacano the chinese growers, and the vegetable growers in particular, are investing in techniques. Food safety is becoming increasingly important.
Sun Jingxian, Lei Zong Hao And Alessandro Mazzacano from Urbinati. Three years ago, they entered the Chinese market. Now, they have one importer and they want to build up a relation with more importers in the main cities. According to Mazzacano the chinese growers, and the vegetable growers in particular, are investing in techniques. Food safety is becoming increasingly important.
Promotion stunt.
Promotion stunt.
Poul Graff from Graff and Aad Gordijn from Dalat Hasfarm (on the left) were asked to award the best hibiscus and kalanchoe growers of Hasfarm Young Plants.
Poul Graff from Graff and Aad Gordijn from Dalat Hasfarm (on the left) were asked to award the best hibiscus and kalanchoe growers of Hasfarm Young Plants.
The team of Dalat Hasfarm Young Plants with their winners; Xingsheng Flower and Beijing Haojing (holding the awards). THey are, according to Hasfarm Young Plants. among the top kalanchoe growers of Queen varieties in China.
The team of Dalat Hasfarm Young Plants with their winners; Xingsheng Flower and Beijing Haojing (holding the awards). THey are, according to Hasfarm Young Plants. among the top kalanchoe growers of Queen varieties in China.
The award for the best hibiscus grower of Graff Hibiscus in China.
The award for the best hibiscus grower of Graff Hibiscus in China.
Longcheng Gardens Xingsheng Flower and Beijing Haojing (holding the awards) are, according to Poul Graff of Graff among the top hibiscus growers of Graff varieties in China.
Longcheng Gardens Xingsheng Flower and Beijing Haojing (holding the awards) are, according to Poul Graff of Graff among the top hibiscus growers of Graff varieties in China.
Bert Kroeze from Royal Van Zanten.
Bert Kroeze from Royal Van Zanten.
The crowded booth of Kumning Anthura.
The crowded booth of Kumning Anthura.
Martin Helmich and Wierd Vonk from Hoogendoorn with the Chinese team of Hoogendoorn.
Martin Helmich and Wierd Vonk from Hoogendoorn with the Chinese team of Hoogendoorn.
Meindert van Wensen from Dalsem, Martin Helmich from Hoogendoorn and Edo Raus from Dalsem.
Meindert van Wensen from Dalsem, Martin Helmich from Hoogendoorn and Edo Raus from Dalsem.
Meindert van Wensen and Edo Raus from Dalsem.
Meindert van Wensen and Edo Raus from Dalsem.
Tiger from Hoogendoorn with 'the next generation iSii'. The iSii is a process Computer especially manufactured for the needs of the Chinese grower; easy to use, flexible and robust. More on this later on FloralDaily.com.
Tiger from Hoogendoorn with 'the next generation iSii'. The iSii is a process Computer especially manufactured for the needs of the Chinese grower; easy to use, flexible and robust. More on this later on FloralDaily.com.
Joost Veenman and China Team from Ridder Hortimax.
Joost Veenman and China Team from Ridder Hortimax.
"Joost Veenman with the new FertiMiX-Go!. According to Veenman, this automated fertigation system is especially developed for growers that are currently not using any technology. It is easy to use and they have done many "monkey tests" in order to secure the easy use of the product. The system is a standard mixing tank unit with a limited number of options and basic specifications. In June, the official release will take place."
"Joost Veenman with the new FertiMiX-Go!. According to Veenman, this automated fertigation system is especially developed for growers that are currently not using any technology. It is easy to use and they have done many "monkey tests" in order to secure the easy use of the product. The system is a standard mixing tank unit with a limited number of options and basic specifications. In June, the official release will take place."
Aad van der Knaap from KP Holland. The company is active on the Chinese market for 12 years now. The payment of royalties is still an issue in China. According to van der Knaap, building up good relations is the key. On the photo he is holding the Siam Kukuma, Compacto Spathiphyllum and the Kalanchoe Rosalina. In China, their focus is on these products.
Aad van der Knaap from KP Holland. The company is active on the Chinese market for 12 years now. The payment of royalties is still an issue in China. According to van der Knaap, building up good relations is the key. On the photo he is holding the Siam Kukuma, Compacto Spathiphyllum and the Kalanchoe Rosalina. In China, their focus is on these products.
Gerard Lentjes from Armada. 3-4 years ago, they entered the Chinese market, which is, according to Lentjes, a growing market. Quality becomes increasingly important, so high quality stock material too. According to Lentjes, the demand for smaller Chrysanthemum cut flowers is increasing and especially the green ones.
Gerard Lentjes from Armada. 3-4 years ago, they entered the Chinese market, which is, according to Lentjes, a growing market. Quality becomes increasingly important, so high quality stock material too. According to Lentjes, the demand for smaller Chrysanthemum cut flowers is increasing and especially the green ones.
Men Qing Yuan from Bozon.
Men Qing Yuan from Bozon.
Savio Ma Ma Sipei and Eelco van Iperen from Dümmen Orange. It is the first time that Dümmen Orange is exhibiting at the Hortiflorexpo IPM as Dümmen Orange. According to van Iperen, Quality becomes increasingly important and the demand for kalanchoe and pot chrysanthemums is increasing.
Savio Ma Ma Sipei and Eelco van Iperen from Dümmen Orange. It is the first time that Dümmen Orange is exhibiting at the Hortiflorexpo IPM as Dümmen Orange. According to van Iperen, Quality becomes increasingly important and the demand for kalanchoe and pot chrysanthemums is increasing.
Visitors participating in the WeChat contest. If this foto wins the contest, they winn a tablet.
Visitors participating in the WeChat contest. If this foto wins the contest, they winn a tablet.
The booth of EP- Exotic Plant.
The booth of EP- Exotic Plant.
The booth of EP- Exotic Plant.
The booth of EP- Exotic Plant.
A part of the large booth of Deroose plants.
A part of the large booth of Deroose plants.
Michael Ploeg from Codema systems group) and Eelco Wolthuizen Formflex/ METAZET. For about 6 yeas, Codama is supplying the Chinese growers, with logistic systems, management and control software. Regarding their supplies, Ploeg sees a shitft towards vegetable growers. The supply increasingly more vegetable growers as the food safety becomes an increasingly important topic in China.
Michael Ploeg from Codema systems group) and Eelco Wolthuizen Formflex/ METAZET. For about 6 yeas, Codama is supplying the Chinese growers, with logistic systems, management and control software. Regarding their supplies, Ploeg sees a shitft towards vegetable growers. The supply increasingly more vegetable growers as the food safety becomes an increasingly important topic in China.
"Michael Ploeg from Codema systems group with Wang LinHu, Eelco Wolthuizen and Yang Limin from Formflex/ METAZET. Metazet and Viscon have a joint booth. "In this way, we can offer the growers a total package; from cultivation gutters and internal transport to packaging", says Ploeg."
"Michael Ploeg from Codema systems group with Wang LinHu, Eelco Wolthuizen and Yang Limin from Formflex/ METAZET. Metazet and Viscon have a joint booth. "In this way, we can offer the growers a total package; from cultivation gutters and internal transport to packaging", says Ploeg."
Kenneth Jakobsen, Julia Charnaya , Meiny Prins , Woodear Wang and Mu Xuemei from Priva. This year, Priva is celebrating its 10th anniversary in China. They just opened their second office in China; in Shanghai. According Jakobsen, increasing more growers are automating their production process as there is a labour shortage and therefore expensive.
Kenneth Jakobsen, Julia Charnaya , Meiny Prins , Woodear Wang and Mu Xuemei from Priva. This year, Priva is celebrating its 10th anniversary in China. They just opened their second office in China; in Shanghai. According Jakobsen, increasing more growers are automating their production process as there is a labour shortage and therefore expensive.
Naren Patel and Ravi Patel of Subati Flowers. They already have customers in China and are exhibiting at the show to expand their presence in China.
Naren Patel and Ravi Patel of Subati Flowers. They already have customers in China and are exhibiting at the show to expand their presence in China.
The large combined booth of Deliflor, Dushi Green and XTB.
The large combined booth of Deliflor, Dushi Green and XTB.
The team of Lytone Enterprise.
The team of Lytone Enterprise.
Visitors making pictures of the roses of the Ecuadorian rose grower BellaRosa and Rose Connection.
Visitors making pictures of the roses of the Ecuadorian rose grower BellaRosa and Rose Connection.
Cherry Nani and Zing Yeo from Waridi Line. They supply spray, cluster and scented roses to Chinese wholesalers. These roses are quite new for the Chinese market as they are not being grown locally.
Cherry Nani and Zing Yeo from Waridi Line. They supply spray, cluster and scented roses to Chinese wholesalers. These roses are quite new for the Chinese market as they are not being grown locally.
The Chrysanthemum creation at Dümmen Orange.
The Chrysanthemum creation at Dümmen Orange.
Ton Witmer from Shanghai Flower Port Deroose plants. This young plant supplier mainly grows bromelias, kalanchoes and spathiphyllums in their 2,5 sized greenhous in China. Around 90% of their production is being exported. According to Witmer, the demand for bromeliads is increasing in China. The Brimstone (the plant he is holding) is one of Deroose's best red varieties.
Ton Witmer from Shanghai Flower Port Deroose plants. This young plant supplier mainly grows bromelias, kalanchoes and spathiphyllums in their 2,5 sized greenhous in China. Around 90% of their production is being exported. According to Witmer, the demand for bromeliads is increasing in China. The Brimstone (the plant he is holding) is one of Deroose's best red varieties.
"Stef Berkhout from Slijkerman Kalanchoe and Sandy Yun from Beijing Beautiful Agriculture, the distributor of Slijkerman Kalanchoe. Since 1.5 year, Slijkerman Kalanchoe supplies unrooted kalanchoe cuttings to Beijing Beatiful Agriculture, who in turn, sells them to growers. Acording to Yun, the growers like easy growing varieties, because the knowledge about cultivation is not at the same level as in the Netherlands. "Many growers cultivate several kalanchoes at the same time. The advantage of Slijkerman's kalanchoes is that they all have the same genetics, so the same growing habits."
"Stef Berkhout from Slijkerman Kalanchoe and Sandy Yun from Beijing Beautiful Agriculture, the distributor of Slijkerman Kalanchoe. Since 1.5 year, Slijkerman Kalanchoe supplies unrooted kalanchoe cuttings to Beijing Beatiful Agriculture, who in turn, sells them to growers. Acording to Yun, the growers like easy growing varieties, because the knowledge about cultivation is not at the same level as in the Netherlands. "Many growers cultivate several kalanchoes at the same time. The advantage of Slijkerman's kalanchoes is that they all have the same genetics, so the same growing habits."
Green Agriculture, a supplier of Flower bulbs.
Green Agriculture, a supplier of Flower bulbs.
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The large booth of Huanong Besky.
The large booth of Huanong Besky.
Gert-Jan Schoneveld and Lee Yong Fang from Hilverda de Boer. They are active in Asia for 30-40 years and over the last years, they see their volumes to China increasing. It's their first time at the exhibition and they are pleased with the amount and quality of the visitors.
Gert-Jan Schoneveld and Lee Yong Fang from Hilverda de Boer. They are active in Asia for 30-40 years and over the last years, they see their volumes to China increasing. It's their first time at the exhibition and they are pleased with the amount and quality of the visitors.
The new LED module of Philips for tissue culture cultivation.
The new LED module of Philips for tissue culture cultivation.
Leo Wim de Kroon from Ornamentex and Olaf van der Voort from van der Voort young plants. Ornamentex exports the young plants of Van der Voort to Beijing Apsaras; an importer and producer of cuttings. Van der Voort started to supply the Chinese market with spathiphyllum cuttings about 7 years ago and over the last three years, the demand for quality material increased.
Leo Wim de Kroon from Ornamentex and Olaf van der Voort from van der Voort young plants. Ornamentex exports the young plants of Van der Voort to Beijing Apsaras; an importer and producer of cuttings. Van der Voort started to supply the Chinese market with spathiphyllum cuttings about 7 years ago and over the last three years, the demand for quality material increased.
Jia Yang from Rose Flowers. This Chinese rose grower, cultivates potted roses in a 3 ha sized greenhouse. Every year, they produce around 3 million potted roses and the demand and prices are increasing. In the coming years, they want to expand the greenhouse to 5 ha. This greenhouse is an automatic controlled glass greenhouse equipped with a Priva system.
Jia Yang from Rose Flowers. This Chinese rose grower, cultivates potted roses in a 3 ha sized greenhouse. Every year, they produce around 3 million potted roses and the demand and prices are increasing. In the coming years, they want to expand the greenhouse to 5 ha. This greenhouse is an automatic controlled glass greenhouse equipped with a Priva system.
The team of Vatan. Vatan is exhibiting at the show to explore the market in China.
The team of Vatan. Vatan is exhibiting at the show to explore the market in China.
The crowded booth of Ecuadorian rose and hydrangea grower Royal Flowers.
The crowded booth of Ecuadorian rose and hydrangea grower Royal Flowers.
The booth of Shanghais Seeds.
The booth of Shanghais Seeds.
The booth of Beijing Fenglong Greenhouse Technology.
The booth of Beijing Fenglong Greenhouse Technology.
The flowers of Lynch Group attract the attention of many visitors.
The flowers of Lynch Group attract the attention of many visitors.
Ana Luz Bueno and Jose Antonio Bueno from Sisapamba. They are already exporting to China, but want to expand in this market. Currently, their main markets are the US and EU. They supply fresh and preserved flowers and according to Antonio Bueno, the preserved ones are catching the eye of many visitors.
Ana Luz Bueno and Jose Antonio Bueno from Sisapamba. They are already exporting to China, but want to expand in this market. Currently, their main markets are the US and EU. They supply fresh and preserved flowers and according to Antonio Bueno, the preserved ones are catching the eye of many visitors.
"Frans Buzek from La Gaitana Farms. This carnation grower does not export to China yet. According to Buzek, the majority of the imported flowers are roses and hydrangeas, not carnations. These flowers are being produced locally. However, he sees potential for his flowers as the vintage colored and greenbol carnations are catching the eye of many visitors. "These varieties are not being cultivated in China", he says."
"Frans Buzek from La Gaitana Farms. This carnation grower does not export to China yet. According to Buzek, the majority of the imported flowers are roses and hydrangeas, not carnations. These flowers are being produced locally. However, he sees potential for his flowers as the vintage colored and greenbol carnations are catching the eye of many visitors. "These varieties are not being cultivated in China", he says."
Jairo Cadavid of Asocolflores. This is the first time that Colombia has a pavillion at the show. 4 Colombian cargo companies and 22 growers are showcasing their flowers. According to Cadavid, the exhibitors are pleased with the interest of the visitors and there is a large potential for these companies to expand their markets in this country.
Jairo Cadavid of Asocolflores. This is the first time that Colombia has a pavillion at the show. 4 Colombian cargo companies and 22 growers are showcasing their flowers. According to Cadavid, the exhibitors are pleased with the interest of the visitors and there is a large potential for these companies to expand their markets in this country.
Eliana Carrascal from Turflor. This Colombian carnation and spray carnation grower has no customers in China yet. See sees a lot of potential for the vintage colored carnations.
Eliana Carrascal from Turflor. This Colombian carnation and spray carnation grower has no customers in China yet. See sees a lot of potential for the vintage colored carnations.
The booth of ball filled with Gypsophila. The tinted ones are attracting the attention of many visitors.
The booth of ball filled with Gypsophila. The tinted ones are attracting the attention of many visitors.
Naren Patel from Subati talking with visitors.
Naren Patel from Subati talking with visitors.
The booth of Subati.
The booth of Subati.
Jenny Wu and Howard Lee from Taiwan Flower Export Association. According to Lee, the Taiwanese oncidium is popular in China and the demand is increasing.
Jenny Wu and Howard Lee from Taiwan Flower Export Association. According to Lee, the Taiwanese oncidium is popular in China and the demand is increasing.
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"Chris van Arenthals of Holex. He exports fresh flowers to China for five years now. The flowers of Holex are mostly being used for special occasions, like weddings. "Our flowers are not the cheapest flowers, but most of them are not being produced in China, and that's what makes them demanded", he says,"
"Chris van Arenthals of Holex. He exports fresh flowers to China for five years now. The flowers of Holex are mostly being used for special occasions, like weddings. "Our flowers are not the cheapest flowers, but most of them are not being produced in China, and that's what makes them demanded", he says,"
Corn Bak.
Corn Bak.
The spray roses of Rosepia.
The spray roses of Rosepia.
The booth of Rosepia.
The booth of Rosepia.
Summer and Luo Nan frm Deliflor.
Summer and Luo Nan frm Deliflor.
"Mark Ma From Visser. Visser has its own office in China. According to Ma, the demand for automation is increasing as labor is scarce and expensive. "There are many companies that are in the beginning stage, so it is important to enter the market now", he says."
"Mark Ma From Visser. Visser has its own office in China. According to Ma, the demand for automation is increasing as labor is scarce and expensive. "There are many companies that are in the beginning stage, so it is important to enter the market now", he says."
The large booth of Kumning Anthura.
The large booth of Kumning Anthura.
Mark van der Zanden van Logitec Plus and Mark Ma From Visser.
Mark van der Zanden van Logitec Plus and Mark Ma From Visser.
The Dutch pavillion.
The Dutch pavillion.
The booth of Athura.
The booth of Athura.
The booth of Philps.
The booth of Philps.
Roland Hillebrink of Holland Bulb Market. For 4 years now, they are exporting flower bulbs to China and according to Roland Hillebrink, the demand for bulbs is growing. And via China, they also entered the South Korean market, which is also a growing market for them.
Roland Hillebrink of Holland Bulb Market. For 4 years now, they are exporting flower bulbs to China and according to Roland Hillebrink, the demand for bulbs is growing. And via China, they also entered the South Korean market, which is also a growing market for them.
Jiffy.
Jiffy.
Harald Braungardt from Step Systems. He took part in the organization of setting up the German Pavillion, which consists of 14 exhbitors.
Harald Braungardt from Step Systems. He took part in the organization of setting up the German Pavillion, which consists of 14 exhbitors.
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Roland Hillebrink of Holland Bulb Market talking with customers.
Roland Hillebrink of Holland Bulb Market talking with customers.
Terracult in the German pavillion.
Terracult in the German pavillion.
Andrés Manotas from Jumbo Roses (Highland whisper; preserved roses). This Ecuadorian farm grows fresh and preserved roses in a 15 ha sized greenhouse, Around 20% of their production consist of preserved roses and 80% of fresh roses. Three years ago, they started to supply the Chinese market.
Andrés Manotas from Jumbo Roses (Highland whisper; preserved roses). This Ecuadorian farm grows fresh and preserved roses in a 15 ha sized greenhouse, Around 20% of their production consist of preserved roses and 80% of fresh roses. Three years ago, they started to supply the Chinese market.
Willem van den Berg from Finca Hermosa. They supply Spanish olive threes ranging from the age of 1 to 2000 year. They export these trees mainly to China, Japan an Europe.
Willem van den Berg from Finca Hermosa. They supply Spanish olive threes ranging from the age of 1 to 2000 year. They export these trees mainly to China, Japan an Europe.
Cherry Nany of Waridi Line talking with a visitor.
Cherry Nany of Waridi Line talking with a visitor.
The team of Bumnong.
The team of Bumnong.
Mikskaar.
Mikskaar.
Florpaxi.
Florpaxi.
Beijing Sangu Horticulture.
Beijing Sangu Horticulture.
The large booth of Keneya.
The large booth of Keneya.
Andy Liu and team from Venlo Greenhouse systems. According to Lui, the demand for glass greenhouses is not as high as it used to be two years ago. This is mainly due to the economy that has gone down the last two years. Currently, the demand for poly greenhouses is higher.
Andy Liu and team from Venlo Greenhouse systems. According to Lui, the demand for glass greenhouses is not as high as it used to be two years ago. This is mainly due to the economy that has gone down the last two years. Currently, the demand for poly greenhouses is higher.
Jenny Tsai from Kevin International Group. This Group consolidates small shipments of Kenyan flowers. Usually, they ship flowers of around 20 to 30 farms. Last year, they started to ship to China.
Jenny Tsai from Kevin International Group. This Group consolidates small shipments of Kenyan flowers. Usually, they ship flowers of around 20 to 30 farms. Last year, they started to ship to China.
The team from Klasmann Deilmann
The team from Klasmann Deilmann
Natasha Solano, Jur de Graaf and Marco Claassen from Kuehne Nagel. This is the first time they are exhibiting at this show. Over the last years, the number of shipments of flowers and plants from Amsterdam to China increased.
Natasha Solano, Jur de Graaf and Marco Claassen from Kuehne Nagel. This is the first time they are exhibiting at this show. Over the last years, the number of shipments of flowers and plants from Amsterdam to China increased.
The team of Lambert is also exhibiting at the show for the first time. They are eager to find a potential distributor.
The team of Lambert is also exhibiting at the show for the first time. They are eager to find a potential distributor.
Renzo Zucchiatti from Domoflor is exhibiting at the show for the first time. They already have some clients in China, but they would like to find a distributor.
Renzo Zucchiatti from Domoflor is exhibiting at the show for the first time. They already have some clients in China, but they would like to find a distributor.
Fulan By Florentaise at the French pavillion.
Fulan By Florentaise at the French pavillion.
The large booth of ICL.
The large booth of ICL.
China Seed Tray.
China Seed Tray.
The flower arrangement demonstrations attracted the attention of many visitors.
The flower arrangement demonstrations attracted the attention of many visitors.
Huang Yuchao and Qiao Mingli from Pindstrup Mosebrug.
Huang Yuchao and Qiao Mingli from Pindstrup Mosebrug.
Takii Seed at at Beijing Forestery University Forest Science.
Takii Seed at at Beijing Forestery University Forest Science.
China Great Wall International Exhibition.
China Great Wall International Exhibition.
Aggie from Kunming Van den Berg Roses. In their 20 ha sized greenhouse in China, they grow 15 rose, 25 anthurium, 8 amaryllis and tulip varieties and other pot plants. Currently, they are expanding the farm to 55 ha.
Aggie from Kunming Van den Berg Roses. In their 20 ha sized greenhouse in China, they grow 15 rose, 25 anthurium, 8 amaryllis and tulip varieties and other pot plants. Currently, they are expanding the farm to 55 ha.
Frantisek Ondrusek from Richel to be filmed by a Chinese broadcast.
Frantisek Ondrusek from Richel to be filmed by a Chinese broadcast.
Patrice Amblard and Amy Shi from Dosatron.
Patrice Amblard and Amy Shi from Dosatron.
Olivier Pantin from Sapho talking with visitors.
Olivier Pantin from Sapho talking with visitors.
Munters.
Munters.
THe large booth of Klasmann-Deilmann.
THe large booth of Klasmann-Deilmann.
Jos van der Venne from Sian Roses talking with customers.
Jos van der Venne from Sian Roses talking with customers.
Sisters Belén and Christina Garcia from Florsani with Valeria Lobato and Andrés Mancero from Florpaxi.
Sisters Belén and Christina Garcia from Florsani with Valeria Lobato and Andrés Mancero from Florpaxi.
Sisters Belén and Christina Garcia from Florsani. They started exporting gypsophila to China. According to Garcia, the tinted gypsophila's are among the top sellers.
Sisters Belén and Christina Garcia from Florsani. They started exporting gypsophila to China. According to Garcia, the tinted gypsophila's are among the top sellers.
Valeria Lobato and Andrés Mancero from Florpaxi. SInce one year, this Ecuadorian rose grower is exporting roses to China. According to Mancero, the tinted are the most popular roses.
Valeria Lobato and Andrés Mancero from Florpaxi. SInce one year, this Ecuadorian rose grower is exporting roses to China. According to Mancero, the tinted are the most popular roses.
After the show, the Dutch Embassy organized a networking diner.
After the show, the Dutch Embassy organized a networking diner.
The diner.
The diner.
Martin Olde Monnikhof welcomes everyone.
Martin Olde Monnikhof welcomes everyone.
Martin Olde Monnikhof.
Martin Olde Monnikhof.
The ambassador, Ron Keller from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands also says a few words.
The ambassador, Ron Keller from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands also says a few words.
Part of the guests.
Part of the guests.
Priva is celebrating their 10th anniversary in China and Meiny Prins from Priva says a couple of words.
Priva is celebrating their 10th anniversary in China and Meiny Prins from Priva says a couple of words.
Meiny Prins from Priva, Nynke Runia and Martin Olde Monnikhof from from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Meiny Prins from Priva, Nynke Runia and Martin Olde Monnikhof from from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
A large flower decoration.
A large flower decoration.
Dymak.
Dymak.
Peter de Boer of Cyklop.
Peter de Boer of Cyklop.
The team of Sian Roses are exploring the opportunities to export to China.
The team of Sian Roses are exploring the opportunities to export to China.
The interpreters of at the Colombian pavilion.
The interpreters of at the Colombian pavilion.
Visitors like the tinted flowers.
Visitors like the tinted flowers.
Rafael Olarte and Carlos Manuel Uribe of Capiro.
Rafael Olarte and Carlos Manuel Uribe of Capiro.
The roses of Matina.
The roses of Matina.
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Rega Biotechnology.
Rega Biotechnology.
The exhibition area.
The exhibition area.
The exhibition area.
The exhibition area.
Flora Gard.
Flora Gard.
Visitors taking pictures of the plants of Lehei.
Visitors taking pictures of the plants of Lehei.
The crowded booth of Hasfarm Young Plants.
The crowded booth of Hasfarm Young Plants.
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Chrysal.
Chrysal.
Aisles.
Aisles.
Lothar Pixa of Planta Regenstauf exhibiting at the German pavillion.
Lothar Pixa of Planta Regenstauf exhibiting at the German pavillion.
SinoSeed.
SinoSeed.
Anthony of Gavita China.
Anthony of Gavita China.
Beijijng Goodlong Agricultural Equipment.
Beijijng Goodlong Agricultural Equipment.
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The booth of FloraGreen.
The booth of FloraGreen.
Professional potted rose base.
Professional potted rose base.
The plant wall of Oboya.
The plant wall of Oboya.
Red Fox.
Red Fox.
Kingpeng.
Kingpeng.
Beijing Florascape.
Beijing Florascape.
The exhibition floor.
The exhibition floor.
Xiamen Panport Flora.
Xiamen Panport Flora.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
The kalanchoes of Flora Green.
The kalanchoes of Flora Green.
The exhibition floor.
The exhibition floor.
The lilies of this Chinese bulb supplier.
The lilies of this Chinese bulb supplier.
Pascal Tran of Vuelven. Since one year, they are exporting roses to China. Currently, the volumes are still small, but Tran expects it to increase.
Pascal Tran of Vuelven. Since one year, they are exporting roses to China. Currently, the volumes are still small, but Tran expects it to increase.
The roses of Sisapamba.
The roses of Sisapamba.
Catherine Cui of China Council for the promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council INTEX SHANGHAI. The next Horticlorexpo will be held in Shanghai.
Catherine Cui of China Council for the promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council INTEX SHANGHAI. The next Horticlorexpo will be held in Shanghai.
Huili.
Huili.
Ginegar.
Ginegar.
Zhang Yang of Richland Sources.
Zhang Yang of Richland Sources.
ICL.
ICL.
Ball.
Ball.
jose Enrique Gutierrez and Maria Alejandra Michelsen from Inverpalmas.
jose Enrique Gutierrez and Maria Alejandra Michelsen from Inverpalmas.
Jaime Ruiz of Avri Farms. He has no customers yet in China, but sees good oppertunities.
Jaime Ruiz of Avri Farms. He has no customers yet in China, but sees good oppertunities.
Busy at the Ecuadorian and Colombian pavilion.
Busy at the Ecuadorian and Colombian pavilion.
La Rosaleda.
La Rosaleda.
The roses of Anniroses.
The roses of Anniroses.
The dyed roses are catching the eye of many visitors.
The dyed roses are catching the eye of many visitors.
The team of Red Lands Roses. This Kenyan rose grower has already some clients, but wants to increase its presence in China.
The team of Red Lands Roses. This Kenyan rose grower has already some clients, but wants to increase its presence in China.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Flowers from Taiwan, showcased at the Taiwan export association.
Flowers from Taiwan, showcased at the Taiwan export association.
Renqiu Shi hong Wing Su Liao Zhi Pin Chang.
Renqiu Shi hong Wing Su Liao Zhi Pin Chang.
Beijing Bozon Agriculture.
Beijing Bozon Agriculture.
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Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Ann, the interpreter of Caly Flora.
Ann, the interpreter of Caly Flora.
Many visitors interested in the flower arrangements made with Japanese flowers at the Japan Flowers & Plants Export Association booth.
Many visitors interested in the flower arrangements made with Japanese flowers at the Japan Flowers & Plants Export Association booth.
Plant.
Plant.
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Visitors talking about Colombian roses.
Visitors talking about Colombian roses.
Luisiana farms.
Luisiana farms.
Flores del Este.
Flores del Este.
Regina, the interpreter from Discovery Farms.
Regina, the interpreter from Discovery Farms.
Dan Eusebjo.
Dan Eusebjo.
Macarena Farms.
Macarena Farms.
The four Colombnian cargo agencies at the Colombian pavilion.
The four Colombnian cargo agencies at the Colombian pavilion.
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Paula Gomez of Benchmark Growers.
Paula Gomez of Benchmark Growers.
Marisa Arroyo of EcuaPlanet.
Marisa Arroyo of EcuaPlanet.
Oscar Niezen of CoHort Consulting was also paying a visit to the show.
Oscar Niezen of CoHort Consulting was also paying a visit to the show.
Jiffy.
Jiffy.
Earth Matters.
Earth Matters.

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