FlowersExpo Moscow 2016

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Astana Flower Expo. This expo will be held from 12 to 14 April in Astana, Kazachstan.
Astana Flower Expo. This expo will be held from 12 to 14 April in Astana, Kazachstan.
Nadezhda Grigorieva is the general director of GreenExpo Exhibition Company and the Director of the FlowersExpo.
Nadezhda Grigorieva is the general director of GreenExpo Exhibition Company and the Director of the FlowersExpo.
Görjan Basjes of Kordes roses and their girls who is representing the Red Eagle with her wings. At their both the Red Eagle takes a center stage. It is a new variety that is now being introduced to the Russian market. Basjes has high expectations of this rose on the Russian market.
Görjan Basjes of Kordes roses and their girls who is representing the Red Eagle with her wings. At their both the Red Eagle takes a center stage. It is a new variety that is now being introduced to the Russian market. Basjes has high expectations of this rose on the Russian market.
"Roger de Jagher of Mardenkro and Aram Movsisyan of Greenpro. Greenpro is a distributor of Mardenkro. Aram Also grows roses in a 14 ha sized greenhouse in Russia. This farm is called Rosehill. "As he also uses the Mardenkro products, he can support the growers very well."
"Roger de Jagher of Mardenkro and Aram Movsisyan of Greenpro. Greenpro is a distributor of Mardenkro. Aram Also grows roses in a 14 ha sized greenhouse in Russia. This farm is called Rosehill. "As he also uses the Mardenkro products, he can support the growers very well."
Lourdes Reyes of Ball presenting their varieties.
Lourdes Reyes of Ball presenting their varieties.
Samuel Shpak of Agriver and Gonzalez Luzuriaga of BellaRosa holding BellaRosa's new flowers; the Fancy (a colored rose) and the Frosty (a rose with glitters on the leaves).
Samuel Shpak of Agriver and Gonzalez Luzuriaga of BellaRosa holding BellaRosa's new flowers; the Fancy (a colored rose) and the Frosty (a rose with glitters on the leaves).
Natalya Pykanova and David Espinosa of Matiz. These Ecuadorian growers are operating on the RUssian market since 2014. According to Espinosa, the situation in Russia is improving and this could be due to the recent weather issues the South American growers had to deal with. It has been very cold at night and there were less light hours. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Natalya Pykanova and David Espinosa of Matiz. These Ecuadorian growers are operating on the RUssian market since 2014. According to Espinosa, the situation in Russia is improving and this could be due to the recent weather issues the South American growers had to deal with. It has been very cold at night and there were less light hours. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Maca and Humberto Rogozhin of Luxus Blumen. They grow roses in a 10 ha greenhouse and are on the Russian market for 10 years now. According to them, the situation in Russia is more stable than it was last year.
Maca and Humberto Rogozhin of Luxus Blumen. They grow roses in a 10 ha greenhouse and are on the Russian market for 10 years now. According to them, the situation in Russia is more stable than it was last year.
Lorenzo Vigo of Podere Luen and Ofir Elasar and Eyal Inbar of Hishtil. Podere Luen roots the cuttings of Histil in Italy and exports them to Russia.
Lorenzo Vigo of Podere Luen and Ofir Elasar and Eyal Inbar of Hishtil. Podere Luen roots the cuttings of Histil in Italy and exports them to Russia.
Maciej Krol, Alisa Shlyuykova and Wim Steeghs of Philips. Philips is expanding their team in Russia and Shlyuykova will be the new key account manager. Philips is currently starting up ambassador projects with LED's to show the growers the benefits of using LED. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Maciej Krol, Alisa Shlyuykova and Wim Steeghs of Philips. Philips is expanding their team in Russia and Shlyuykova will be the new key account manager. Philips is currently starting up ambassador projects with LED's to show the growers the benefits of using LED. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Flower importer Almaz Ganiev of Milele Flowers and Mauricio Danies of el Milagro.
Flower importer Almaz Ganiev of Milele Flowers and Mauricio Danies of el Milagro.
Karina Espinel of Natuflora. They grow alstroemerias in a 7ha greenhouse and roses in a 36ha greenhouse. According to Espinel, the situation in Russia is still not as it used to be. Besides that, there are many problems with receiving the money from Russia.
Karina Espinel of Natuflora. They grow alstroemerias in a 7ha greenhouse and roses in a 36ha greenhouse. According to Espinel, the situation in Russia is still not as it used to be. Besides that, there are many problems with receiving the money from Russia.
"Onno Piet of OZ Export. According to Onno, due to the crisis, less or other flowers are be bought. "They might buy flowers for the same amount of Rubles, but what they get is less than 2,5 years ago", he says."
"Onno Piet of OZ Export. According to Onno, due to the crisis, less or other flowers are be bought. "They might buy flowers for the same amount of Rubles, but what they get is less than 2,5 years ago", he says."
Joop van Riessen of Dalsem.
Joop van Riessen of Dalsem.
Wilco Verkuil, Ted van Dijk and Rick Minck of Dümmen Orange.
Wilco Verkuil, Ted van Dijk and Rick Minck of Dümmen Orange.
Jeroen Boon of Decorum Company. They are operating on the Russian market for four years now. According to Boon, the Decorum brand becomes increasingly known in Russia. For this reason, they decided to promote the brand only, and not the brand and the growers as they used to do.
Jeroen Boon of Decorum Company. They are operating on the Russian market for four years now. According to Boon, the Decorum brand becomes increasingly known in Russia. For this reason, they decided to promote the brand only, and not the brand and the growers as they used to do.
Jaap Buis, Gerjan Telleman and Kees Ouwersloot of Fresco Flowers. It is their first time at the exhibition. Their aim is to evaluate the market, its opportunities and show their varieties. They grow roses in 1 farm in Ethiopia and 8 farms in Kenya. The total acreage that the farms cover is 240 ha. They cultivate about 100 varieties. 80 percent is being sold on the auction and about 20 percent is sold directly. To Russia they will not sell directly, but through the Dutch exporters.
Jaap Buis, Gerjan Telleman and Kees Ouwersloot of Fresco Flowers. It is their first time at the exhibition. Their aim is to evaluate the market, its opportunities and show their varieties. They grow roses in 1 farm in Ethiopia and 8 farms in Kenya. The total acreage that the farms cover is 240 ha. They cultivate about 100 varieties. 80 percent is being sold on the auction and about 20 percent is sold directly. To Russia they will not sell directly, but through the Dutch exporters.
The flower demonstrations at the Dümmen Orange booth attracted a lot of attention of the visitors.
The flower demonstrations at the Dümmen Orange booth attracted a lot of attention of the visitors.
Translator Anastasia and Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International.
Translator Anastasia and Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International.
Arthur Balagan of Hilverda De Boer.
Arthur Balagan of Hilverda De Boer.
Peter Turel of Certhon and Martis Splunter of Delphy. According to Turel and Splunter, there are lot of Russians interested in building large scale projects or advice. However, at the end of the day not that much is being built. Splunter indicates that from the 100 requests, we only continue with about three.
Peter Turel of Certhon and Martis Splunter of Delphy. According to Turel and Splunter, there are lot of Russians interested in building large scale projects or advice. However, at the end of the day not that much is being built. Splunter indicates that from the 100 requests, we only continue with about three.
Age Tanja, Alexander Dodonov and Olga Gerasimova of Koppert.
Age Tanja, Alexander Dodonov and Olga Gerasimova of Koppert.
The team of Esmeralda Farms. Since Esmeralda Farms has been shut down, Esmeralda Farms in Ecuador and Colombia are taking over their activities. Fortunately, they still have enough production room in South America. They are now increasing and in three to four months, they expect to be in full production again.
The team of Esmeralda Farms. Since Esmeralda Farms has been shut down, Esmeralda Farms in Ecuador and Colombia are taking over their activities. Fortunately, they still have enough production room in South America. They are now increasing and in three to four months, they expect to be in full production again.
Alexie Chernetsky of Agbina and Lars-Ove Sanberg of Jiffy. Agbina imports the products of Jiffy, along with seeds, cuttings, seedlings, lawn grasses, threes and shrubs. According to Sanberg, Russia is a good market for Jiffy.
Alexie Chernetsky of Agbina and Lars-Ove Sanberg of Jiffy. Agbina imports the products of Jiffy, along with seeds, cuttings, seedlings, lawn grasses, threes and shrubs. According to Sanberg, Russia is a good market for Jiffy.
Lejla Begovic and John Elstgeest of DeliFLor in front of a nice arrangement of their white Chrysantemum varieties.
Lejla Begovic and John Elstgeest of DeliFLor in front of a nice arrangement of their white Chrysantemum varieties.
Luis Carlos Bantista (on the right) of Cargex with clients.
Luis Carlos Bantista (on the right) of Cargex with clients.
Monica Useche of Florigene. According to Useche, the exchange rate is still hurting a lot of growers, but it is more stable now and might be recovering a bit. This year, Florigene have had a better year compared to last year.
Monica Useche of Florigene. According to Useche, the exchange rate is still hurting a lot of growers, but it is more stable now and might be recovering a bit. This year, Florigene have had a better year compared to last year.
The opening ceremony on the first day.
The opening ceremony on the first day.
The opening ceremony on the first day. Nadezhda Grigorieva is the general director of GreenExpo exhibition company and the director of FLowersExpo.
The opening ceremony on the first day. Nadezhda Grigorieva is the general director of GreenExpo exhibition company and the director of FLowersExpo.
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Girls dressed in typical Russian clothing.
Girls dressed in typical Russian clothing.
"Jorge Ortega of Matina Flowers. According to Jorge, the market is still low. They used to send 40 percent of their production to Russia, now only 10 percent. "The clients are changing their preferences and start to buy roses from the African countries and Holland." However, the crisis also brought something good as it forced them to enter new markets. They are now selling flowers in China, for example."
"Jorge Ortega of Matina Flowers. According to Jorge, the market is still low. They used to send 40 percent of their production to Russia, now only 10 percent. "The clients are changing their preferences and start to buy roses from the African countries and Holland." However, the crisis also brought something good as it forced them to enter new markets. They are now selling flowers in China, for example."
Philipppe Manguy of Meilland International talking with customers.
Philipppe Manguy of Meilland International talking with customers.
Luz Marina Proano and Maria Fernandes Duga of Azaya Gardens. Russia is a big market for them. The majority of their varieties are dedicated to the Russian market. This season was a bit better thank last year. According to Duga, this might be because of the lower production volumes from Ecuador and Kenya.
Luz Marina Proano and Maria Fernandes Duga of Azaya Gardens. Russia is a big market for them. The majority of their varieties are dedicated to the Russian market. This season was a bit better thank last year. According to Duga, this might be because of the lower production volumes from Ecuador and Kenya.
Nataly Valderrama of Floreloy. Russia is an important market for this Ecuadorian grower; they ship about 60 percent of their volume to Russia.
Nataly Valderrama of Floreloy. Russia is an important market for this Ecuadorian grower; they ship about 60 percent of their volume to Russia.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Peter Viljoen of Sunland Roses. This rose grower who is located in Kenya is selling his large head roses in Russia for several years now. Due to the crisis, the prices are becoming a more important issue for the buyers. They still want high quality roses, but for lower prices.
Peter Viljoen of Sunland Roses. This rose grower who is located in Kenya is selling his large head roses in Russia for several years now. Due to the crisis, the prices are becoming a more important issue for the buyers. They still want high quality roses, but for lower prices.
Martins Mazkalns, Tatiana Graham, Katerina Eveleens and Mark Loos of IPHandlers.
Martins Mazkalns, Tatiana Graham, Katerina Eveleens and Mark Loos of IPHandlers.
Guadalupe Vera Molostova and Veras Molostova of Natalia. According to these Ecuadorian growers, this year has been better than last year.
Guadalupe Vera Molostova and Veras Molostova of Natalia. According to these Ecuadorian growers, this year has been better than last year.
Warja Abrosimova of Dekker Chrysanten. At the show, they are presenting their varieties to the public. Their santini has grown in the Russian market; about 20-25 percent. According to Abrosimova, this is because more Russians are choosing for flowers with shorter stems and the santinis fit very will in these kind of bouquets.
Warja Abrosimova of Dekker Chrysanten. At the show, they are presenting their varieties to the public. Their santini has grown in the Russian market; about 20-25 percent. According to Abrosimova, this is because more Russians are choosing for flowers with shorter stems and the santinis fit very will in these kind of bouquets.
Mon Verstegen of Royal Flowers. According to Verstegen, there are some difficulties regarding transferring big amounts of money out of the Russian country, And the fluctuations in the Exchange rate makes it even more difficult. For this reason Royal Flowers started to work with prepayments.
Mon Verstegen of Royal Flowers. According to Verstegen, there are some difficulties regarding transferring big amounts of money out of the Russian country, And the fluctuations in the Exchange rate makes it even more difficult. For this reason Royal Flowers started to work with prepayments.
Arjen Vlasman of De Ruiter, a Dutch rose breeder.
Arjen Vlasman of De Ruiter, a Dutch rose breeder.
Peter Cox of PhenoGeno. They are breeding garden roses for 8 years now and are putting their first roses on the market at the moment. More on this later on FlorlDaily.
Peter Cox of PhenoGeno. They are breeding garden roses for 8 years now and are putting their first roses on the market at the moment. More on this later on FlorlDaily.
Stanislav Ermilov and Mikhail Cherutich of Fatim Flowers. They import flowers from Holland, Ecuador and they recently started to import from Kenya.
Stanislav Ermilov and Mikhail Cherutich of Fatim Flowers. They import flowers from Holland, Ecuador and they recently started to import from Kenya.
Anat Moshes of Danziger presenting their new Cosmic flower along with more varieties. According to Anat, the Cosmic flower is more white than the existing an popular Xlence.
Anat Moshes of Danziger presenting their new Cosmic flower along with more varieties. According to Anat, the Cosmic flower is more white than the existing an popular Xlence.
Ruud Smit of Floritec. This breeder puts the Rossi Santini in the spotlight. According to Smit, the Rossi is placed in the top three of most popular sanitinis for the Russian market. Transportation is cheaper as more flowers can be put in a box and the demand for this flower is increasing.
Ruud Smit of Floritec. This breeder puts the Rossi Santini in the spotlight. According to Smit, the Rossi is placed in the top three of most popular sanitinis for the Russian market. Transportation is cheaper as more flowers can be put in a box and the demand for this flower is increasing.
Arthur Zwinkels. Zwinkels is Sales man of Fikona. According to him, the market for green plants is OK. It has been less because of the crisis, but is now becoming more stable.
Arthur Zwinkels. Zwinkels is Sales man of Fikona. According to him, the market for green plants is OK. It has been less because of the crisis, but is now becoming more stable.
Juriaan Weerheim and his translator. At the show, they present the QBox. This box is designed by three Dutch gerbera growers; De Zuidplas, Gerbera United and Kool Haas. They recently introduced a new box with 10x18 gerberas in a box. Their previous box contained 5x25 gerberas.
Juriaan Weerheim and his translator. At the show, they present the QBox. This box is designed by three Dutch gerbera growers; De Zuidplas, Gerbera United and Kool Haas. They recently introduced a new box with 10x18 gerberas in a box. Their previous box contained 5x25 gerberas.
Kees Bakker of Roots in Green. He is participating at the show to strengthen their brand. They are on the market for two years now, but according to Bakker it remains a challenging market as still a lot is being bought on the clock.
Kees Bakker of Roots in Green. He is participating at the show to strengthen their brand. They are on the market for two years now, but according to Bakker it remains a challenging market as still a lot is being bought on the clock.
Jose Azout and Catalina Jimenez of Alexandra Farms.
Jose Azout and Catalina Jimenez of Alexandra Farms.
The Florist demonstrations at the Decorum Company booth attracted the attention of many visitors.
The Florist demonstrations at the Decorum Company booth attracted the attention of many visitors.
Jaap Moerman of Moerman Lilium, also part of the Decorum Company.
Jaap Moerman of Moerman Lilium, also part of the Decorum Company.
Martijn Vreugdenhill of sv.co presenting the Majstro Carnaval. This is disbudded potchrysanthemum. Every pot contains three colors.
Martijn Vreugdenhill of sv.co presenting the Majstro Carnaval. This is disbudded potchrysanthemum. Every pot contains three colors.
Annemarie Looije, Hany Sperling and Asiya Shleymanova of FloraHolland.
Annemarie Looije, Hany Sperling and Asiya Shleymanova of FloraHolland.
Gasa Group.
Gasa Group.
Tanja Dolinko of Grupo Andes Farms with a client. According to Dolinko, this year has been better than last year. Besides that, there is an increasing demand for garden type roses.
Tanja Dolinko of Grupo Andes Farms with a client. According to Dolinko, this year has been better than last year. Besides that, there is an increasing demand for garden type roses.
The team of Gavita.
The team of Gavita.
Diana Erazo, Natalia Moreno and Alejandro Ordonez of Ecoroses. They supply 30 percent of their production volume to the Russian market. According to them, the market is slow at the moment, but they expect it will improve next year.
Diana Erazo, Natalia Moreno and Alejandro Ordonez of Ecoroses. They supply 30 percent of their production volume to the Russian market. According to them, the market is slow at the moment, but they expect it will improve next year.
Kuno Jacons of Nova Exhibitions. He organizes the FlowerExpo in Ukraine that will be held from 4-6 April in Kiev.
Kuno Jacons of Nova Exhibitions. He organizes the FlowerExpo in Ukraine that will be held from 4-6 April in Kiev.
Hennie Brockhoff of Schreurs.
Hennie Brockhoff of Schreurs.
Ravil and Pavel of World of Flowers, a Russian rose grower
Ravil and Pavel of World of Flowers, a Russian rose grower
Simon Bernhard of Bernhard. At the exhibition, he promotes the half finished orchids. According to Bernhard, the Russian growers are at an advantage compared to the Dutch growers as the cultivation costs they will make when growing from a half finished product are made in Rubles.
Simon Bernhard of Bernhard. At the exhibition, he promotes the half finished orchids. According to Bernhard, the Russian growers are at an advantage compared to the Dutch growers as the cultivation costs they will make when growing from a half finished product are made in Rubles.
Yana Pmerantseva of PB International.
Yana Pmerantseva of PB International.
Taisiya Kravchenko of Florisol. According to Kravchenko, the prices are still low and it is difficult to push the prices back. The people are now more used to the situation. They still buy flowers, but less or other flowers.
Taisiya Kravchenko of Florisol. According to Kravchenko, the prices are still low and it is difficult to push the prices back. The people are now more used to the situation. They still buy flowers, but less or other flowers.
"Xavier Beltran Gonzalez and Gabriela Moreta of Florecal. According to Moreta this season was better because there were less flowers on the market as many farms head to deal with severe weather conditions. "In Ecuador, for example, the temperatures are low in the morning and at night which prevents the flowers from growing and developing their large heads", she says."
"Xavier Beltran Gonzalez and Gabriela Moreta of Florecal. According to Moreta this season was better because there were less flowers on the market as many farms head to deal with severe weather conditions. "In Ecuador, for example, the temperatures are low in the morning and at night which prevents the flowers from growing and developing their large heads", she says."
Rene Mulder of Upendo Flowers.
Rene Mulder of Upendo Flowers.
Ravi Patel and Naren Patel of Subati Flowers. This Kenyan rose grower will add a 20 ha sized greenhouse to grow herbs. More on this later in FloralDaily.com.
Ravi Patel and Naren Patel of Subati Flowers. This Kenyan rose grower will add a 20 ha sized greenhouse to grow herbs. More on this later in FloralDaily.com.
Peter van den Ham of Nolina.
Peter van den Ham of Nolina.
Isabelle Henin Spindler of Red Lands Roses was also present at the show, at the golden flowers cash and carry booth.
Isabelle Henin Spindler of Red Lands Roses was also present at the show, at the golden flowers cash and carry booth.
Martin Buter of Amsonia, a supplier of bulbs. According to Martin, bulbs are not as crisis sensitive as flowers as it is a cheaper product.
Martin Buter of Amsonia, a supplier of bulbs. According to Martin, bulbs are not as crisis sensitive as flowers as it is a cheaper product.
Peter Nederhof and Svitlana Kohut of Greneth. According to Nederhof, regarding the size of the country, not much is being produced locally. He sees good potential for the cultivation of chrysanthemums, cut hortensias and potted roses.
Peter Nederhof and Svitlana Kohut of Greneth. According to Nederhof, regarding the size of the country, not much is being produced locally. He sees good potential for the cultivation of chrysanthemums, cut hortensias and potted roses.
The potted rose cultivation has a good potential in russia, according to Peter Nederhof. Grenteht supplies the potted roses of Poulsen Roser.
The potted rose cultivation has a good potential in russia, according to Peter Nederhof. Grenteht supplies the potted roses of Poulsen Roser.
Michel Duijvesteijn, Anna Markova (translator) and Danny van Uffelen of Zentoo.
Michel Duijvesteijn, Anna Markova (translator) and Danny van Uffelen of Zentoo.
The first day of the exhibition was concluded with a diner for the exhibitors.
The first day of the exhibition was concluded with a diner for the exhibitors.
The first day of the exhibition was concluded with a diner for the exhibitors.
The first day of the exhibition was concluded with a diner for the exhibitors.
Marcel van Vemde of Florist. At the show, they were presenting a new packing for the gerbera that can be placed in retail stores. It is developed by Colored by Gerbera. The aim is to bring the gerbera to the attention of the end consumer.
Marcel van Vemde of Florist. At the show, they were presenting a new packing for the gerbera that can be placed in retail stores. It is developed by Colored by Gerbera. The aim is to bring the gerbera to the attention of the end consumer.
Hartmut Pein of Rosen Tantau. According to Pein, the Russians are open for novelties, the garden type rose, for example is popular. Besides that, he also points out that the local production increased since the crisis.
Hartmut Pein of Rosen Tantau. According to Pein, the Russians are open for novelties, the garden type rose, for example is popular. Besides that, he also points out that the local production increased since the crisis.
Peter Turel of Certhon and Aleksander of Gavita catching up.
Peter Turel of Certhon and Aleksander of Gavita catching up.
Yulia Mishchuk and Doris Guerra of Qualisa. According to Guerra, the situation is better now and she expect it to improve by 2017.
Yulia Mishchuk and Doris Guerra of Qualisa. According to Guerra, the situation is better now and she expect it to improve by 2017.
Paul Buitron, Christina Albuja and Frank Velez. These Ecuadorian rose growers are on the Russian market for 8 years now. About 90 percent of their production volume goes to Russia. Recently they added painted roses and preserved roses to their assortment.
Paul Buitron, Christina Albuja and Frank Velez. These Ecuadorian rose growers are on the Russian market for 8 years now. About 90 percent of their production volume goes to Russia. Recently they added painted roses and preserved roses to their assortment.
One of the new colored roses of BellaRosa. The outer petals are painted.
One of the new colored roses of BellaRosa. The outer petals are painted.
Huib Bruynzeels of BoxFlower was also visiting the show.
Huib Bruynzeels of BoxFlower was also visiting the show.
"Sebastian Padula of Josarflor. According to him, the market is improving. "It is more stable this year. The Ecuadorians had a hard summer, so the production was lower than usual."
"Sebastian Padula of Josarflor. According to him, the market is improving. "It is more stable this year. The Ecuadorians had a hard summer, so the production was lower than usual."
Ronald Olsthoorn of Arcadia Chrysanten presented his Blooms chrysanthemums at the Decorum booth. He grows all kinds of Blooms chrysanthemums on five locations in the Netherlands.
Ronald Olsthoorn of Arcadia Chrysanten presented his Blooms chrysanthemums at the Decorum booth. He grows all kinds of Blooms chrysanthemums on five locations in the Netherlands.
Dick Haakman of Haakman Flowerbulbs talking with customers.
Dick Haakman of Haakman Flowerbulbs talking with customers.
"Mischa Groothuizen of Levoplant. According to this Dutch Orchid grower, the decrease in value of the Ruble resulted in a shift in demand. "The Russians love flowers, but due to the ruble, they choose to buy other flowers. They used to choose large 70 cm orchids with three branches and a minimum of 18 buds. Now, they often go for the more basic 50 and 60 cm orchids with one or two branches."
"Mischa Groothuizen of Levoplant. According to this Dutch Orchid grower, the decrease in value of the Ruble resulted in a shift in demand. "The Russians love flowers, but due to the ruble, they choose to buy other flowers. They used to choose large 70 cm orchids with three branches and a minimum of 18 buds. Now, they often go for the more basic 50 and 60 cm orchids with one or two branches."
Yulia Morozova and Timmo Draaisma of Kebol. According to Draaisma, the interest and enthusiasm for the bulbs remains, even though the low value of the ruble.
Yulia Morozova and Timmo Draaisma of Kebol. According to Draaisma, the interest and enthusiasm for the bulbs remains, even though the low value of the ruble.
There was a lot of interest for the new varieties of Deliflor.
There was a lot of interest for the new varieties of Deliflor.
Olga Aay and Ronald Hillebrink of Holland Bulb Market. Russia is still an important market for them.
Olga Aay and Ronald Hillebrink of Holland Bulb Market. Russia is still an important market for them.
Adwin van Loenen of BM Roses. For the fifth time they are exhibiting at the FlowersExpo.
Adwin van Loenen of BM Roses. For the fifth time they are exhibiting at the FlowersExpo.
Rene van Dop of Solis Plant. According to Van Dop, due to the more stable ruble, people dare to make choices again. At the exhibition he met Russian people from all over the country.
Rene van Dop of Solis Plant. According to Van Dop, due to the more stable ruble, people dare to make choices again. At the exhibition he met Russian people from all over the country.
The floral demonstrations at the Dümmen Orange booth attracted the attention of many visitors.
The floral demonstrations at the Dümmen Orange booth attracted the attention of many visitors.
"Oksana Shevchenko of Hamiplant. They have a shared booth with HamiFleurs and Ed de Groot. They are operating on the Russian market for about six years now. "Russia have had some bad years, but they are now moving in the right direction."
"Oksana Shevchenko of Hamiplant. They have a shared booth with HamiFleurs and Ed de Groot. They are operating on the Russian market for about six years now. "Russia have had some bad years, but they are now moving in the right direction."
Crowded booth at this Russian rose grower.
Crowded booth at this Russian rose grower.
Pablo Restrepo Samper and his translator Tatyana of Excellence Flowers.
Pablo Restrepo Samper and his translator Tatyana of Excellence Flowers.
The garden type roses are popular in Russia. Therefore, the booth of Alexandra farms, a large Colombian grower of cut Garden Roses, was always very crowded.
The garden type roses are popular in Russia. Therefore, the booth of Alexandra farms, a large Colombian grower of cut Garden Roses, was always very crowded.
Juan Manuel Gutierrez of PQR talking with visitors.
Juan Manuel Gutierrez of PQR talking with visitors.
Eliana Carrascal and Ekaterina Shmatova of Turflor. According to Carrascal they have had a better year than last year.
Eliana Carrascal and Ekaterina Shmatova of Turflor. According to Carrascal they have had a better year than last year.
Elevated view on the exhibition.
Elevated view on the exhibition.
Liliana Losetska and Anna Lisetska of Circasia.
Liliana Losetska and Anna Lisetska of Circasia.
Corne Kolze of Morgan Cargo was also visiting the show.
Corne Kolze of Morgan Cargo was also visiting the show.
Milonga Flowers.
Milonga Flowers.
Danial Duarte of Luisiana Farms.
Danial Duarte of Luisiana Farms.
Bernarda Prada of Trinity Farms.
Bernarda Prada of Trinity Farms.
"This large Russian flower buyer called Mosflortork attracted the attention of the visitors with a South American parrot and a African Leopard. However, it created a lot of unhappiness among the exhibiting flower growers. "We are doing everything to grow flowers in a sustainable way and to harm mother earth as little as possible. And they are showing animals in captivity?!" a Kenyan grower that was quite upset by this promotion stunt."
"This large Russian flower buyer called Mosflortork attracted the attention of the visitors with a South American parrot and a African Leopard. However, it created a lot of unhappiness among the exhibiting flower growers. "We are doing everything to grow flowers in a sustainable way and to harm mother earth as little as possible. And they are showing animals in captivity?!" a Kenyan grower that was quite upset by this promotion stunt."
Natalia Petrakova (translator) and Katherine Mantilla of AnnirRoses. Russia is an important market for them. Unfortunately, this year has been worse than last year.
Natalia Petrakova (translator) and Katherine Mantilla of AnnirRoses. Russia is an important market for them. Unfortunately, this year has been worse than last year.
Vladimir and Anna of talking with visitor Agrocoex. T
Vladimir and Anna of talking with visitor Agrocoex. T
Patricio Brito and Fernando Brito of EBF Cargo. The ship flowers from Ecuador and Colombia to all over the world. Russia is their biggest market; about 90 percent of the flowers they transport go to Russia.
Patricio Brito and Fernando Brito of EBF Cargo. The ship flowers from Ecuador and Colombia to all over the world. Russia is their biggest market; about 90 percent of the flowers they transport go to Russia.
Ecuanros.
Ecuanros.
Marcelo Vallejo of Royal De Ruiter Ecuador.
Marcelo Vallejo of Royal De Ruiter Ecuador.
Mark Frank of Mark Frank and Edit Brockhoff of FlowerFame.
Mark Frank of Mark Frank and Edit Brockhoff of FlowerFame.
Katya and Dimitry of Infinity Flowers Export. This is a Dutch company that is specialized in exporting Dutch auction flowers to Russia.
Katya and Dimitry of Infinity Flowers Export. This is a Dutch company that is specialized in exporting Dutch auction flowers to Russia.
The sisters Garcia of Florsani. According to Garcia, the last months has been better as there were less flowers on the market.
The sisters Garcia of Florsani. According to Garcia, the last months has been better as there were less flowers on the market.
The floral presentations attracted a lot of attention of the visitors.
The floral presentations attracted a lot of attention of the visitors.
Julij Brinc of Smithers Oasis.
Julij Brinc of Smithers Oasis.
A dress made of flowers.
A dress made of flowers.
Also at the Japan Pavilion floral demonstrations were given.
Also at the Japan Pavilion floral demonstrations were given.
Luba Gritsuk of Kräss GlasConstruktionen. They have built a lot of Garden Centers and just a bit of greenhouses in Russia. For Kräss, Russia and the Europe are their main markets. Since 2005, they have done more than 40 projects in Russia.
Luba Gritsuk of Kräss GlasConstruktionen. They have built a lot of Garden Centers and just a bit of greenhouses in Russia. For Kräss, Russia and the Europe are their main markets. Since 2005, they have done more than 40 projects in Russia.
Friedrich Wolfschmidt of Wolfschmidt. He sells the varieties of Benary, Kientzler, Elsner PAC and Anthura in Russia and the Former Soviet Republics.
Friedrich Wolfschmidt of Wolfschmidt. He sells the varieties of Benary, Kientzler, Elsner PAC and Anthura in Russia and the Former Soviet Republics.
Terracult in the German pavillion.
Terracult in the German pavillion.
Aivars Mirseps of David Austin, a rose breeder.
Aivars Mirseps of David Austin, a rose breeder.
The Poland Pavillion.
The Poland Pavillion.
The team of IPP. They are operating on the Russian market for about 13 years. The last years, their sales has been a bit lower in Russia due to the crisis. At the moment, they are dealing with a huge competition from the local container manufacturers.
The team of IPP. They are operating on the Russian market for about 13 years. The last years, their sales has been a bit lower in Russia due to the crisis. At the moment, they are dealing with a huge competition from the local container manufacturers.
Valentina Kraibel of Reiman.
Valentina Kraibel of Reiman.
Valentina and Anastasia Konarek of Step systems. According to Konarek, Russia is a market with a log of potential, but their is not enough money to exploit this potential. At the show, their combi 5000 is taking a center stage. This is a parameter to determine the nutritional status of your plant stock professionally and quickly. It has won the IPM innovation award, the Flowers2016 innovation award and is nominated for the Taspo Awards.
Valentina and Anastasia Konarek of Step systems. According to Konarek, Russia is a market with a log of potential, but their is not enough money to exploit this potential. At the show, their combi 5000 is taking a center stage. This is a parameter to determine the nutritional status of your plant stock professionally and quickly. It has won the IPM innovation award, the Flowers2016 innovation award and is nominated for the Taspo Awards.
Anna Ryablseva of Three A. They are the Russian dealer of Podere Luen, who supplies rooted cuttings from Danziger, Selecta One and Hishtil.
Anna Ryablseva of Three A. They are the Russian dealer of Podere Luen, who supplies rooted cuttings from Danziger, Selecta One and Hishtil.
Daniel Grandjean (on the right) of PrinTack talking with visitors.
Daniel Grandjean (on the right) of PrinTack talking with visitors.
Andre van Ruyven of Vannova and Rick Minck of Dümmen Orange. For years, Vannova is cultivating the Bacardi chrysanthemum of Dümmen Orange. According to Minck, the Bacardia is a popular white single flowers chrysanthemum. It has been on the market for about 14 years now. Vannova grows this variety on 6ha. This variety is popular in Spain, Poland, Ukraine and Russia. And in Russia, the sales are increasing.
Andre van Ruyven of Vannova and Rick Minck of Dümmen Orange. For years, Vannova is cultivating the Bacardi chrysanthemum of Dümmen Orange. According to Minck, the Bacardia is a popular white single flowers chrysanthemum. It has been on the market for about 14 years now. Vannova grows this variety on 6ha. This variety is popular in Spain, Poland, Ukraine and Russia. And in Russia, the sales are increasing.
A lot of interest for the flower arrangement workshops.
A lot of interest for the flower arrangement workshops.
Belyaev Alexander of Vered Flowers talking with visitors.
Belyaev Alexander of Vered Flowers talking with visitors.
Andrew Gok of GOlden Flowers, Naila of M&M Flor and Kanan of Golden Flowers.
Andrew Gok of GOlden Flowers, Naila of M&M Flor and Kanan of Golden Flowers.
Mir Bakhramov of Kuehne + Nagel.
Mir Bakhramov of Kuehne + Nagel.
Pedro Utreras of WorldWide Cargo was also visiting the show.
Pedro Utreras of WorldWide Cargo was also visiting the show.
Anna of Agroex is doing the sales of this Ecuadorian grower in Russia.
Anna of Agroex is doing the sales of this Ecuadorian grower in Russia.
"A lot of pictures has been taken in front of this "flower wall" of the Ecuador Pavillion."
"A lot of pictures has been taken in front of this "flower wall" of the Ecuador Pavillion."
Annir Roses was also showing their flowers at the Ecuadorian pavillion. On the picture: Sylvie Aguilar.
Annir Roses was also showing their flowers at the Ecuadorian pavillion. On the picture: Sylvie Aguilar.
Again, a lot of attention for the African Leopard and a South American parrot presented at Mosflortork.
Again, a lot of attention for the African Leopard and a South American parrot presented at Mosflortork.
Visitor taking pictures of the Olij Breeding rose varieties.
Visitor taking pictures of the Olij Breeding rose varieties.
Mayflor.
Mayflor.
Julie Melgantseva (translator) of Milonga Flowers.
Julie Melgantseva (translator) of Milonga Flowers.
The team of Perfection. For 10 years now, they are operating on the Russian market. Over the last two years, they have seen a dip in the market, but they feel the market is recovering.
The team of Perfection. For 10 years now, they are operating on the Russian market. Over the last two years, they have seen a dip in the market, but they feel the market is recovering.
At the Colombia Pavillion, the Proflora 2017 was promoted too. This flower trade show will be held in Bogota, Colombia, from October 4th to 6th.
At the Colombia Pavillion, the Proflora 2017 was promoted too. This flower trade show will be held in Bogota, Colombia, from October 4th to 6th.
Henk Willem Spaargaren of OZ Planten.
Henk Willem Spaargaren of OZ Planten.
Tamara Elsgeest of Beekenkamp.
Tamara Elsgeest of Beekenkamp.
"Arjo van der Sluis of Qualirosa holding the Bobastic. "One of our beloved varieties." Van der Sluis is at the show to promote the brand Qualirosa and to show the florists a range of varieties."
"Arjo van der Sluis of Qualirosa holding the Bobastic. "One of our beloved varieties." Van der Sluis is at the show to promote the brand Qualirosa and to show the florists a range of varieties."
"Julia and Joop de Boer of Floricultura standing in front of the 'Magic Art', one of their bestsellers. They are exhibiting at the show to promote their brand. They sell young and half finished orchid plants. "In Russia, not many growers grow orchids from young plants, but from half finished plants. Within 12 weeks, they can finish an orchid which enables companies to make a relatively good turnover."
"Julia and Joop de Boer of Floricultura standing in front of the 'Magic Art', one of their bestsellers. They are exhibiting at the show to promote their brand. They sell young and half finished orchid plants. "In Russia, not many growers grow orchids from young plants, but from half finished plants. Within 12 weeks, they can finish an orchid which enables companies to make a relatively good turnover."
Visitor taking pictures of the rose varieties of NIRP International.
Visitor taking pictures of the rose varieties of NIRP International.
Willem Boon of Boon Export was also visiting the show.
Willem Boon of Boon Export was also visiting the show.
The robot of Flowers Express, a Russian Grower attracted the attention of many visitors.
The robot of Flowers Express, a Russian Grower attracted the attention of many visitors.
Peter Grootscholten will start working for Flowers Express. This Russian roses grower has eight wholesale companies in the large cities in Russia. They currently only trade in Roses (that they grow themselves)and want to start with importing flowers and plants from the Netherlands. And Peter Grootscholten will take care of this.
Peter Grootscholten will start working for Flowers Express. This Russian roses grower has eight wholesale companies in the large cities in Russia. They currently only trade in Roses (that they grow themselves)and want to start with importing flowers and plants from the Netherlands. And Peter Grootscholten will take care of this.
Leonid Chigirinsky and Vyacheslav Svishchov of Enigma Flowers. The import flowers from all over the world and they are noticing an increasing demand for Kenyan Flowers.
Leonid Chigirinsky and Vyacheslav Svishchov of Enigma Flowers. The import flowers from all over the world and they are noticing an increasing demand for Kenyan Flowers.
The team of Ecuanros. This year has been a better year for this Ecuadorian grower, due to the 'more stable' ruble.
The team of Ecuanros. This year has been a better year for this Ecuadorian grower, due to the 'more stable' ruble.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of Zar talking with visitors.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of Zar talking with visitors.
Artem Ivachev, Igor Ivanov and Alesandro Vera of Flora Optom. This Ecuadorian Farm has a wholesale center in Moscow.
Artem Ivachev, Igor Ivanov and Alesandro Vera of Flora Optom. This Ecuadorian Farm has a wholesale center in Moscow.
Serhiy Muntyan of Compo and Alexie Chernetsky of Agbina. Agbina also import the products from Compo. Also for Compa, a supplier of fertilizers for flowers and turf, Russia is and important market and they are still growing in this market.
Serhiy Muntyan of Compo and Alexie Chernetsky of Agbina. Agbina also import the products from Compo. Also for Compa, a supplier of fertilizers for flowers and turf, Russia is and important market and they are still growing in this market.
The flowers from Japanese wholesaler Toyoake Kaki.
The flowers from Japanese wholesaler Toyoake Kaki.
Xiang Zhi of Messe Essen with his translator.
Xiang Zhi of Messe Essen with his translator.
"Adrien Cohu of Soparco holding a new line of hanging baskets. "It is a strong light weigth container. Hopefully it will compete with the containers from the Russian manufacturers", he says."
"Adrien Cohu of Soparco holding a new line of hanging baskets. "It is a strong light weigth container. Hopefully it will compete with the containers from the Russian manufacturers", he says."
Olij Roses also had a booth.
Olij Roses also had a booth.
The Ecuador Pavillion.
The Ecuador Pavillion.
Gisela Guerro and Jose Javier Pallares of Greenrose.
Gisela Guerro and Jose Javier Pallares of Greenrose.
A gettogether at FloraHolland.
A gettogether at FloraHolland.
Lyana Odinokaja of Dillewijn Zwapak was also visiting the show.
Lyana Odinokaja of Dillewijn Zwapak was also visiting the show.
The chrysanthemums decoration of Dekker Chrysanten has been photographed many times.
The chrysanthemums decoration of Dekker Chrysanten has been photographed many times.
Christoph Rutkowski of JMP Flowers, a large polish grower of phalaenopsis, cut roses and cut anthuriums. They own 17 shops in Poland and opened a filial in Russia three years ago.
Christoph Rutkowski of JMP Flowers, a large polish grower of phalaenopsis, cut roses and cut anthuriums. They own 17 shops in Poland and opened a filial in Russia three years ago.
Yevgueniy Velez Kolecinsky of Business Ecuador. He is a broker of Pacific Sun, ValleVerde and Foxy Roses.
Yevgueniy Velez Kolecinsky of Business Ecuador. He is a broker of Pacific Sun, ValleVerde and Foxy Roses.
Bram Vos of Royal Van Zanten. At their booth, the Chic, Charmelia and Bouvardia took a center stage. The Chich has been introduced in the market two years ago. This single flowered chrysanthemum has clear white flowers, a green hard, well paintable and a vaselife of 14 days after shopsimulation. Also for the growers it is a good product as it has a short cultivation process. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Bram Vos of Royal Van Zanten. At their booth, the Chic, Charmelia and Bouvardia took a center stage. The Chich has been introduced in the market two years ago. This single flowered chrysanthemum has clear white flowers, a green hard, well paintable and a vaselife of 14 days after shopsimulation. Also for the growers it is a good product as it has a short cultivation process. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Thai Orchid Exporter Association. They represent five Thai orchid export companies; Bankok Flowers, Siam Floewrs, Sun International Flower, Oriental Bloom and Pragoon Orchid.
Thai Orchid Exporter Association. They represent five Thai orchid export companies; Bankok Flowers, Siam Floewrs, Sun International Flower, Oriental Bloom and Pragoon Orchid.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of Zar.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of Zar.
Irina Breysova and Oscar Silva Montejo from Invos Flowers Export with Amparo of Champion.
Irina Breysova and Oscar Silva Montejo from Invos Flowers Export with Amparo of Champion.
The visitors loved the dress made out of Dekker Chrysanthemums.
The visitors loved the dress made out of Dekker Chrysanthemums.
Egidijus Kunigiskis of Astra Fund talking with visitors.
Egidijus Kunigiskis of Astra Fund talking with visitors.
Victor Gutierrez Correa of Chilean Bulbs and Services.
Victor Gutierrez Correa of Chilean Bulbs and Services.
"Dave Hoekstra of Koen Pack and Olga Samykina of Greendeal, an im- and export company from flowers from Kenya, Colombia and Ecuador. "Giving the customer total peace of mind is our strength", says Samykina."
"Dave Hoekstra of Koen Pack and Olga Samykina of Greendeal, an im- and export company from flowers from Kenya, Colombia and Ecuador. "Giving the customer total peace of mind is our strength", says Samykina."
Director Christmasworld Eva Olbrich. Christmas world and floradecora will be held from in Frankfurt, Germany, from January 27 to 31, 2017. According to Olbrich, floradecora will bring more new people to the business. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Director Christmasworld Eva Olbrich. Christmas world and floradecora will be held from in Frankfurt, Germany, from January 27 to 31, 2017. According to Olbrich, floradecora will bring more new people to the business. More on this later on FloralDaily.
The Japan Pavillion
The Japan Pavillion
Indega at the German Pavillion.
Indega at the German Pavillion.
Pag Flowers.
Pag Flowers.
The robot shows a video where people can view the 18ha greenhouse in Russia. Besides that, the robot also answered questions of the visitors.
The robot shows a video where people can view the 18ha greenhouse in Russia. Besides that, the robot also answered questions of the visitors.
Iris Flowers.
Iris Flowers.
IMPEX Flowers.
IMPEX Flowers.
Russian rose grower.
Russian rose grower.
Alexander Ghione of Avrora talking with visitors. Avrora exports Israeli Gypsophila and greens to Ukraine and Russia.
Alexander Ghione of Avrora talking with visitors. Avrora exports Israeli Gypsophila and greens to Ukraine and Russia.
General director of GreenExpo Exhibition company and the direcor of the FlowersExpo Nadezhda Grigorieva handing out the awards at the Colombia pavillion.
General director of GreenExpo Exhibition company and the direcor of the FlowersExpo Nadezhda Grigorieva handing out the awards at the Colombia pavillion.
Crowded during handing out the awards at the Colombia pavillion.
Crowded during handing out the awards at the Colombia pavillion.
Russian rose grower.
Russian rose grower.
Fresco Flowers received an award for heir Pink Athena Rose.
Fresco Flowers received an award for heir Pink Athena Rose.
Chrysal.
Chrysal.
Many attention for the flower arrangements,
Many attention for the flower arrangements,
Russian flower grower.
Russian flower grower.
The team of Green World.
The team of Green World.
BiFlorica.
BiFlorica.
Russian Flower Grower.
Russian Flower Grower.
Lakshmi Group.
Lakshmi Group.
Florexim.
Florexim.
Crowded booth at Rosas Del Corazon.
Crowded booth at Rosas Del Corazon.
Eden Roses.
Eden Roses.
Mayer at the German Pavillion.
Mayer at the German Pavillion.
Nadia and Sergey Kozankov of Rassada. They sell annuals of Schneider to growers in Russia. He also sells perennials of other breeders like Darwin Perennials.
Nadia and Sergey Kozankov of Rassada. They sell annuals of Schneider to growers in Russia. He also sells perennials of other breeders like Darwin Perennials.
Anna Chernyavsky and Ayala Zilberman of Danziger. The danziger plants are being supplied by Three A through the italian Podere Luen.
Anna Chernyavsky and Ayala Zilberman of Danziger. The danziger plants are being supplied by Three A through the italian Podere Luen.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Exhibition floor .
Exhibition floor .
Exhibtion floor.
Exhibtion floor.
Monica Useche of Florigene. This year, this Carnation grower has grown in the Russian market. According to Useche, Russians have learnt about the carnation, and in particular the purple carnation. Purple is still not a popular color, but it is increasing in demand. The dark ones are still hard to sell, the lighter ones are easier to sell. For FLorigene, Russia is still a small market, but over the last year, their exoirts have grown 100 percent in volume to this market.
Monica Useche of Florigene. This year, this Carnation grower has grown in the Russian market. According to Useche, Russians have learnt about the carnation, and in particular the purple carnation. Purple is still not a popular color, but it is increasing in demand. The dark ones are still hard to sell, the lighter ones are easier to sell. For FLorigene, Russia is still a small market, but over the last year, their exoirts have grown 100 percent in volume to this market.

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