FlowersExpo Moscow 2017

Pablo Bazzani, Ekaterina Shmatova and Camilo Bazzani of La Plazoleta. At the exhibition, they are promoting their Perfection branded alstroemerias. The four varieties in on the picture (Palermo, Marshmallow, Hot Pepper and Nora) are their new varieties.
Pablo Bazzani, Ekaterina Shmatova and Camilo Bazzani of La Plazoleta. At the exhibition, they are promoting their Perfection branded alstroemerias. The four varieties in on the picture (Palermo, Marshmallow, Hot Pepper and Nora) are their new varieties.
Lourdes Reyes of BallSB and designer Pieter Landman. They are presenting their flower varieties to the Russian buyers and if they are interested in buying them, they will bring them in contact with the right grower. On this picture Lourdes and Pieter are presenting the new gypsophila snowball. Their booth was the Winner of the Competition: The best display design.
Lourdes Reyes of BallSB and designer Pieter Landman. They are presenting their flower varieties to the Russian buyers and if they are interested in buying them, they will bring them in contact with the right grower. On this picture Lourdes and Pieter are presenting the new gypsophila snowball. Their booth was the Winner of the Competition: The best display design.
Anna Lisetska of Circasia. This year, this Colombian rose farm is presenting their tinted rose varieties that they have introduced about 3-4 months ago.
Anna Lisetska of Circasia. This year, this Colombian rose farm is presenting their tinted rose varieties that they have introduced about 3-4 months ago.
Gonzalo Luzuriaga of BellaRosa, presenting the preserved rose. According to Luzuriaga, the traditional roses are still the highest demanded products from their farm, but he sees an increase in demand for different products, and the preserved flower is such a product.
Gonzalo Luzuriaga of BellaRosa, presenting the preserved rose. According to Luzuriaga, the traditional roses are still the highest demanded products from their farm, but he sees an increase in demand for different products, and the preserved flower is such a product.
German Lacouture Gutierrez of Milonga Flowers next to one of their new varieties; Garota.
German Lacouture Gutierrez of Milonga Flowers next to one of their new varieties; Garota.
General Director of GreenExpo Exhibition Company and Director of the FlowersExpo Nadezhda Grigorieva.
General Director of GreenExpo Exhibition Company and Director of the FlowersExpo Nadezhda Grigorieva.
Bernardo Prada and Anna Melijova (interpreter) of Trinity Farms.
Bernardo Prada and Anna Melijova (interpreter) of Trinity Farms.
The Israeli Breeder Danziger was also at the show. On the left Natasha Ofeck, in the middle Idan Honig and on the right Ifat Abraha. They are presenting their cut flowers. Their craspedia Paintball and the single flowered veronicas received a lot of attention.
The Israeli Breeder Danziger was also at the show. On the left Natasha Ofeck, in the middle Idan Honig and on the right Ifat Abraha. They are presenting their cut flowers. Their craspedia Paintball and the single flowered veronicas received a lot of attention.
Almost all exhibtitors of the Colombian pavillion in front of the floral displays, called silleteros. Every year, in the beginning of August, over 500 men are making these displays and carry them on their back through the city of Medellin. The majority of the flowers are donated by Colombian growers or are coming from their own gardens.
Almost all exhibtitors of the Colombian pavillion in front of the floral displays, called silleteros. Every year, in the beginning of August, over 500 men are making these displays and carry them on their back through the city of Medellin. The majority of the flowers are donated by Colombian growers or are coming from their own gardens.
"David Quesada of Inverpalmas grows roses, carnations and mini carnations in Colombia. Over the last year, he have seen the demand increasing for the carnations. "The prices are still OK, but nut as high as they were about 4 years ago."
"David Quesada of Inverpalmas grows roses, carnations and mini carnations in Colombia. Over the last year, he have seen the demand increasing for the carnations. "The prices are still OK, but nut as high as they were about 4 years ago."
Maria Fernanda Jimenez of Savisa. This Ecuadorian flower grower mainly grows gypsophila's. Their main crops are Snowball (large flowers) and Marivella (medium flowers) gypsophilas of breeder BallSB. One of the special things about these varieties is the fact that no additional lightning is needed during cultivation. More on this later on FloralDaily.com. Interestingly, the tinted gypsophilas, which are very popular in Asia, did not attract the attention of many Russian visitors.
Maria Fernanda Jimenez of Savisa. This Ecuadorian flower grower mainly grows gypsophila's. Their main crops are Snowball (large flowers) and Marivella (medium flowers) gypsophilas of breeder BallSB. One of the special things about these varieties is the fact that no additional lightning is needed during cultivation. More on this later on FloralDaily.com. Interestingly, the tinted gypsophilas, which are very popular in Asia, did not attract the attention of many Russian visitors.
Wim Steeghs and Wilco Verkuil of Philips HortiLed were visiting the show.
Wim Steeghs and Wilco Verkuil of Philips HortiLed were visiting the show.
Dutch Chrysanthemum grower Ronald Olsthoorn of Decorum presented tinted Chrysanthemums.
Dutch Chrysanthemum grower Ronald Olsthoorn of Decorum presented tinted Chrysanthemums.
Birdview of the exhibition floor.
Birdview of the exhibition floor.
Francisco Campverde and Franklin Velez of Passion Flowers. About 30 years ago, they entered the Russian market. Due to the crisis, they had to move their volumes a bit to Europe, but now have high hopes for the Russian market again.
Francisco Campverde and Franklin Velez of Passion Flowers. About 30 years ago, they entered the Russian market. Due to the crisis, they had to move their volumes a bit to Europe, but now have high hopes for the Russian market again.
The opening of the show.
The opening of the show.
"Xavier Beltran of Florecal. This Ecuadorian grower sees the Russian market improving and mainly due to the stability of the ruble against the USD. "It helped every one as it reduces the 'risks'"
"Xavier Beltran of Florecal. This Ecuadorian grower sees the Russian market improving and mainly due to the stability of the ruble against the USD. "It helped every one as it reduces the 'risks'"
Marcos Ossa and Cristina Uricoechea of Asocolflores, who organized the Colombian pavillion. This year, 10 farms and 3 cargo agencies participated at the pavillion. This is less compared to last year, when 16 farms participated, because of the Proflora, a large flower show that will be held in the beginning of October in Bogota.
Marcos Ossa and Cristina Uricoechea of Asocolflores, who organized the Colombian pavillion. This year, 10 farms and 3 cargo agencies participated at the pavillion. This is less compared to last year, when 16 farms participated, because of the Proflora, a large flower show that will be held in the beginning of October in Bogota.
Lyana Odinokaja of Dillewijn Zwapak was also visiting the show.
Lyana Odinokaja of Dillewijn Zwapak was also visiting the show.
Hurricane Irma prevented some US exhibitors from attending the FlowersExpo Moscow. The booth of Connectaflor, for example, was not manned. The flights of the employees of this Florida based company, that sells the Esmeralda brand flowers worldwide, were cancelled due to the Hurricane. During the show, former employee of Esmeralda Farms Guido Zwart (who now works for Kenyan farm Mount Elgon Collection, that has the booth next to Connectaflor at the show) was asked to do the honours.
Hurricane Irma prevented some US exhibitors from attending the FlowersExpo Moscow. The booth of Connectaflor, for example, was not manned. The flights of the employees of this Florida based company, that sells the Esmeralda brand flowers worldwide, were cancelled due to the Hurricane. During the show, former employee of Esmeralda Farms Guido Zwart (who now works for Kenyan farm Mount Elgon Collection, that has the booth next to Connectaflor at the show) was asked to do the honours.
The team of Kordes Roses. Göran Basjes (on the right) is holding the Con Amore, a new red rose variety. In the middle their agent in Russia Vladislav Metelitsa of the company Demetra.
The team of Kordes Roses. Göran Basjes (on the right) is holding the Con Amore, a new red rose variety. In the middle their agent in Russia Vladislav Metelitsa of the company Demetra.
Göran Basjes with a new white variety of Kordes that attracted a lot of attention of the Russian growers.
Göran Basjes with a new white variety of Kordes that attracted a lot of attention of the Russian growers.
The booth of Colombian garden type rose grower Alexandra Farms was very crowded. Garden type roses seem to be an upcoming trend.
The booth of Colombian garden type rose grower Alexandra Farms was very crowded. Garden type roses seem to be an upcoming trend.
Christina Duque Saenz of Yasa (on the left) talking with a visitor. This Colombian disbud and spray Chrysanthemum grower is slightly different compared to other Colombian chrysanthemum growers as they do not grow their flowers in Medellin, but in Bogota. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Christina Duque Saenz of Yasa (on the left) talking with a visitor. This Colombian disbud and spray Chrysanthemum grower is slightly different compared to other Colombian chrysanthemum growers as they do not grow their flowers in Medellin, but in Bogota. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Allessandro Ghione of NIRP International and Ivan Salazar of Absolute Farms, who was visiting the show.
Allessandro Ghione of NIRP International and Ivan Salazar of Absolute Farms, who was visiting the show.
Maria Puga and Luz Marina Proano of Azaya Gardens. They grow roses in Ecuador and are supplying 80 percent of their volumes to the Russian market. Compared to last year, their volumes increased by 10 percent and reached the same volume as before the crisis. The prices, however, did not reached the same level, and especially the ones of the shorter stems.
Maria Puga and Luz Marina Proano of Azaya Gardens. They grow roses in Ecuador and are supplying 80 percent of their volumes to the Russian market. Compared to last year, their volumes increased by 10 percent and reached the same volume as before the crisis. The prices, however, did not reached the same level, and especially the ones of the shorter stems.
Fernando Martinez of Florana Farms. This Ecuadorian grower is supplying the Russian market for over 20 years. According to him, the market is becoming stable.
Fernando Martinez of Florana Farms. This Ecuadorian grower is supplying the Russian market for over 20 years. According to him, the market is becoming stable.
Diana Erazo of Ecoroses. Even though the crisis, this Ecuadorian farm is still supplying Russia with the same volumes, but the prices are lower.
Diana Erazo of Ecoroses. Even though the crisis, this Ecuadorian farm is still supplying Russia with the same volumes, but the prices are lower.
"Vladimir and Anna are the Russian representatives of the Agrocoex, an Ecuadorian rose farm. Compared to last year Anna does not see any huge differences in demand or prices. "The economy has become more stable."
"Vladimir and Anna are the Russian representatives of the Agrocoex, an Ecuadorian rose farm. Compared to last year Anna does not see any huge differences in demand or prices. "The economy has become more stable."
Javier Mantilla and Anna Semensko of Much Flowers. They grow several flowers in Ecuador and lost quite some volumes during the crisis and they are now trying to recover what they've last. Over the last year, the demand increased.
Javier Mantilla and Anna Semensko of Much Flowers. They grow several flowers in Ecuador and lost quite some volumes during the crisis and they are now trying to recover what they've last. Over the last year, the demand increased.
Vera Molostova of Agtogana. A flower grower from Ecuador showing this year (next to their regular assortment) ranoncules, anemones and painted and tinted rose. According to Molstova, these painted and tinted roses well demanded by the Russians.
Vera Molostova of Agtogana. A flower grower from Ecuador showing this year (next to their regular assortment) ranoncules, anemones and painted and tinted rose. According to Molstova, these painted and tinted roses well demanded by the Russians.
Naren Patel and Ravi Patel of Subati Flowers showing cut kalanchoes next to their broad assortment of roses. They are currently trialing these kalanchoes at their farm in Kenya. They brought them to the show to find out if there is a market for these flowers. And there seems to be one. At the show it caught the eye of many visitors.
Naren Patel and Ravi Patel of Subati Flowers showing cut kalanchoes next to their broad assortment of roses. They are currently trialing these kalanchoes at their farm in Kenya. They brought them to the show to find out if there is a market for these flowers. And there seems to be one. At the show it caught the eye of many visitors.
Kaina Espinel of Natuflora.
Kaina Espinel of Natuflora.
Katherine Mantilla and Luis Lopez of Annir.
Katherine Mantilla and Luis Lopez of Annir.
Ted Van Dijk, Perivar Braat and Rick Mick of Dümmen Orange.
Ted Van Dijk, Perivar Braat and Rick Mick of Dümmen Orange.
Ted van Dijk of Dümmen Orange asking one of the visitors what they like about this Anthurium (Million Flowers Red). She likes the amount of flowers on the plant. More on this later on FloralDaily.com.
Ted van Dijk of Dümmen Orange asking one of the visitors what they like about this Anthurium (Million Flowers Red). She likes the amount of flowers on the plant. More on this later on FloralDaily.com.
Farah Samji, Vishal Mehta and Hannah Cunynghame of AAA Roses. They are exhibiting at the show for the first time and are introducing their Bellissima branded high altitude roses to the market. And their roses seem to fit in the market as they attracted the attention of many importers.
Farah Samji, Vishal Mehta and Hannah Cunynghame of AAA Roses. They are exhibiting at the show for the first time and are introducing their Bellissima branded high altitude roses to the market. And their roses seem to fit in the market as they attracted the attention of many importers.
Snowball gypsophila of Ball.
Snowball gypsophila of Ball.
KLaus Wolf of Rosen Tantau presenting the Country line, a line of nostalgic type rose. This German breeding company is exhibiting at the show to find new modern growers, not only from Russia, but also from the surrounding countries. Wolf sees a shift in demand of flowers as more growers are now looking for more productive roses, more nostalgic types and different colors. Rosen Tantau's nostalgic line therefore, attracted the attention of many visitors.
KLaus Wolf of Rosen Tantau presenting the Country line, a line of nostalgic type rose. This German breeding company is exhibiting at the show to find new modern growers, not only from Russia, but also from the surrounding countries. Wolf sees a shift in demand of flowers as more growers are now looking for more productive roses, more nostalgic types and different colors. Rosen Tantau's nostalgic line therefore, attracted the attention of many visitors.
On top of the picture, the single head veronica of danziger grown in Ecuador. This variety reveived many attention as the Russians doe not seem to be familiar with this appearance. They are more used to the Veronica's on the right. On the right the Safora Oshi Pink, a new gypsophila variety.
On top of the picture, the single head veronica of danziger grown in Ecuador. This variety reveived many attention as the Russians doe not seem to be familiar with this appearance. They are more used to the Veronica's on the right. On the right the Safora Oshi Pink, a new gypsophila variety.
David Espinosa and Natalya Pykanova of Matiz, a Ecuadorian rose grower. This year, they had more or less the same year as last year, regarding demand. According to Espinosa, the prices were a bit better due to the more stable ruble.
David Espinosa and Natalya Pykanova of Matiz, a Ecuadorian rose grower. This year, they had more or less the same year as last year, regarding demand. According to Espinosa, the prices were a bit better due to the more stable ruble.
Guido Zwart, agent of two Kenyan farms; Mount Elgon Collection and Kismima. He is presenting Charmant. A rose variety bred by Kordes and they have the exclusive right to grow this variety till 2020. It is a difficult variety to grow, but the owner of Mount Elgon Collection managed to do it. Also in Russia, this variety is selling well. More on this later on FloralDaily.com.
Guido Zwart, agent of two Kenyan farms; Mount Elgon Collection and Kismima. He is presenting Charmant. A rose variety bred by Kordes and they have the exclusive right to grow this variety till 2020. It is a difficult variety to grow, but the owner of Mount Elgon Collection managed to do it. Also in Russia, this variety is selling well. More on this later on FloralDaily.com.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Frederico Santa Cruz of Everbloom. After skipping some years, they are back at the show this year. This Ecuadorian farm grows roses on 3,100 meters above sea level and specializes in the lengths 60-100cm. According to Santa Cruz, the Russian market is recovering.
Frederico Santa Cruz of Everbloom. After skipping some years, they are back at the show this year. This Ecuadorian farm grows roses on 3,100 meters above sea level and specializes in the lengths 60-100cm. According to Santa Cruz, the Russian market is recovering.
Nataly Valderrama and Carlos Martinez of Floreloy. Russian used to be a more important market, but due to the crisis, this Ecuadorian rose grower spread its volumes over Russia, US and Europe.
Nataly Valderrama and Carlos Martinez of Floreloy. Russian used to be a more important market, but due to the crisis, this Ecuadorian rose grower spread its volumes over Russia, US and Europe.
Doris Guerra and Geovann Merr of Qualisa. Next to supplying straight bunches, they started to supply bouquets in boxes with several flower types.
Doris Guerra and Geovann Merr of Qualisa. Next to supplying straight bunches, they started to supply bouquets in boxes with several flower types.
Raul Fidel Vera and Sergio Alejandro Vera of Flora-optom. They buy flowers in Ecuador and have a wholesale centre in Moscow. According to them, this years demand is less compared to last year. They indicate a lower demand of about 10 percent for roses and crysanthemums.
Raul Fidel Vera and Sergio Alejandro Vera of Flora-optom. They buy flowers in Ecuador and have a wholesale centre in Moscow. According to them, this years demand is less compared to last year. They indicate a lower demand of about 10 percent for roses and crysanthemums.
The team of Schuan Hesengde Import and Export Trade.
The team of Schuan Hesengde Import and Export Trade.
The team of Morgan Cargo is also visiting the show.
The team of Morgan Cargo is also visiting the show.
Almaz Ganiev of Milele Flowers. This Kenyan Flower exporter mainly supplies Russia and the former Soviet countries.
Almaz Ganiev of Milele Flowers. This Kenyan Flower exporter mainly supplies Russia and the former Soviet countries.
Zing Yeo of Waridi talking with customers.
Zing Yeo of Waridi talking with customers.
The colorful booth of UniFlora.
The colorful booth of UniFlora.
Agnes and Christoph Rutkowski of JMP Flowers, a large polish grower of phalaenopsis, cut roses and cut anthuriums. Their phalaenopsis plants are number one in Russia.
Agnes and Christoph Rutkowski of JMP Flowers, a large polish grower of phalaenopsis, cut roses and cut anthuriums. Their phalaenopsis plants are number one in Russia.
"Sebastian Padula of Josarflor. He grows roses in Ecuador and according to him, the situation in Russia is improving. "It is becoming more stable", he says."
"Sebastian Padula of Josarflor. He grows roses in Ecuador and according to him, the situation in Russia is improving. "It is becoming more stable", he says."
"Carlos Nevada and Carlos Sanchez of Ecuanros. Russia is the main market of this Ecuadorian rose grower. And comparing to last year, it has become a more important market for them. "It is an expanding market", they say."
"Carlos Nevada and Carlos Sanchez of Ecuanros. Russia is the main market of this Ecuadorian rose grower. And comparing to last year, it has become a more important market for them. "It is an expanding market", they say."
Marcelo Vallejo of Royal DeRuiter Ecuador with Luis Lopez of Annir. He is presenting the varieties of DeRuiter to the buyers in this region and if these buyers are interested, he brings them in contact with the right grower.
Marcelo Vallejo of Royal DeRuiter Ecuador with Luis Lopez of Annir. He is presenting the varieties of DeRuiter to the buyers in this region and if these buyers are interested, he brings them in contact with the right grower.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
This variety (Marvel)of Royal DeRuiter attracted a lot of attention during the show.
This variety (Marvel)of Royal DeRuiter attracted a lot of attention during the show.
Mauricio Danies of Milagro. About 80 percent of the roses of this Colombian grower are being sold in Russia.
Mauricio Danies of Milagro. About 80 percent of the roses of this Colombian grower are being sold in Russia.
The rose varieties of El Milagro. In front, the Explorer. According to Danies it is a very demanded - and still increasing demand- variety in Russia, Europe and the USA.
The rose varieties of El Milagro. In front, the Explorer. According to Danies it is a very demanded - and still increasing demand- variety in Russia, Europe and the USA.
Alexander Litvinenko and Scitlana of Group of Companies. This company is mainly specialized in the production of vegetables, but started to cooperate with German breeder Kordes and Danish pot rose grower RosaDanica to establish a greenhouse for pot rose production. Since July they have put the first pot roses (Kordana's) on the Russian market and they are pleased with the demand. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Alexander Litvinenko and Scitlana of Group of Companies. This company is mainly specialized in the production of vegetables, but started to cooperate with German breeder Kordes and Danish pot rose grower RosaDanica to establish a greenhouse for pot rose production. Since July they have put the first pot roses (Kordana's) on the Russian market and they are pleased with the demand. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Maria Averina and Samuel Shpak of Agriver. According to Averina, the Russians are increasingly more demanding for new and different varieties and flowers.
Maria Averina and Samuel Shpak of Agriver. According to Averina, the Russians are increasingly more demanding for new and different varieties and flowers.
John Kowarsky of Cargolite was visiting the show.
John Kowarsky of Cargolite was visiting the show.
Ravil and Pavel (on the left) of World of Flowers talking to visitors. Ravil and Pavel grow roses in Russia.
Ravil and Pavel (on the left) of World of Flowers talking to visitors. Ravil and Pavel grow roses in Russia.
Rusflower.
Rusflower.
Alejandra Jarrin and Diego Negrete of Negrete Star Roses. They supply around 85 percent of their flowers to Russia. The rose on the right; Boulvard is one of their best sellers and is grown without any hormones. The second rose on the right has been planted at the farm recently and these flowers are the first flowers that have been harvested..
Alejandra Jarrin and Diego Negrete of Negrete Star Roses. They supply around 85 percent of their flowers to Russia. The rose on the right; Boulvard is one of their best sellers and is grown without any hormones. The second rose on the right has been planted at the farm recently and these flowers are the first flowers that have been harvested..
Domenik Rust of Benary. In Russia, Benary plants are being sold by the agend Wolfschmidt. Next to Benary, Wolfschmidt also sells varieties of Kientzler, Brandkamp and Selecta in Russia and the Former Soviet Republics.
Domenik Rust of Benary. In Russia, Benary plants are being sold by the agend Wolfschmidt. Next to Benary, Wolfschmidt also sells varieties of Kientzler, Brandkamp and Selecta in Russia and the Former Soviet Republics.
Matthias Tillmann, Peter Nederhof and Anara Moldakapasova (interpreter) of Selecta one. At the FlowersExpo they've put the Pink Kisses in the spotlight.
Matthias Tillmann, Peter Nederhof and Anara Moldakapasova (interpreter) of Selecta one. At the FlowersExpo they've put the Pink Kisses in the spotlight.
Dietrich Buchmuller and Christian Hitz of Pöppelmann. After a successfull first participation last year, they decided to attend the show this year again.
Dietrich Buchmuller and Christian Hitz of Pöppelmann. After a successfull first participation last year, they decided to attend the show this year again.
Anastasia Konarek of Step systems and Gertjan Bosman of EMS. The Greenhouse gas analyzer of EMS will be introduced to the Russian growers by STEPS.
Anastasia Konarek of Step systems and Gertjan Bosman of EMS. The Greenhouse gas analyzer of EMS will be introduced to the Russian growers by STEPS.
Rob Brussee of Lafto Roses. This Ethiopian farm is exhibiting at the show for the first time.
Rob Brussee of Lafto Roses. This Ethiopian farm is exhibiting at the show for the first time.
The team of STEPS systems.
The team of STEPS systems.
Ved Prakash Sharma and Gian Aggerwal of Rajdeep Agro Products.
Ved Prakash Sharma and Gian Aggerwal of Rajdeep Agro Products.
The flowers of Expoflores pavillion attracted many attention of the visitors. Again this year, 12 Ecuadorian flower growers are exhibiting at the pavillion.
The flowers of Expoflores pavillion attracted many attention of the visitors. Again this year, 12 Ecuadorian flower growers are exhibiting at the pavillion.
Paul Buitron and Cristina Albuja of Edana floralba. These Ecuadorian rose growers supply 90 percent of their production volume to the Russian market.
Paul Buitron and Cristina Albuja of Edana floralba. These Ecuadorian rose growers supply 90 percent of their production volume to the Russian market.
A lot of attention for the garden rose type varieties of Colombian grower Alexandra Farms.
A lot of attention for the garden rose type varieties of Colombian grower Alexandra Farms.
How to use garden roses? Alexandra Farms, together with Moscow Flowers School and Premier, is teaching florists and buyers how to use these type of flowers.
How to use garden roses? Alexandra Farms, together with Moscow Flowers School and Premier, is teaching florists and buyers how to use these type of flowers.
Eliana Carrascal from Turflor. This Colombian carnation and spray carnation grower sees a change in dealers before and after the crisis in Russia. Before they were doing business with larger brokers. There are now smaller.
Eliana Carrascal from Turflor. This Colombian carnation and spray carnation grower sees a change in dealers before and after the crisis in Russia. Before they were doing business with larger brokers. There are now smaller.
Long stem roses are still catching the eye of many visitors.
Long stem roses are still catching the eye of many visitors.
Jorge Ortega of Matina flowers. According to him, the Russian market is slowley improving. The prices however, remain low. Ortega does not expect these prices to increase again, unless a great recovery of the ruble.
Jorge Ortega of Matina flowers. According to him, the Russian market is slowley improving. The prices however, remain low. Ortega does not expect these prices to increase again, unless a great recovery of the ruble.
Tanja Dolinko of Grupo Andes Farms talking with a visitor.
Tanja Dolinko of Grupo Andes Farms talking with a visitor.
Another variety (Cupido) that attracted the attention: Cupido.
Another variety (Cupido) that attracted the attention: Cupido.
Catalina and Diego of ALexandra Farms. This year, they have a larger booth and are presenting around 40 different garden type roses of which 14 David Austin roses. They started to supply the RUssian market 5 years ago and they supply this market in the winter (in summer, they mainly supply the US for the wedding season). A garden type rose is quite a new product to the Russians, so they partnered with Premier to teach their clients how to work with these flowers. Recently, they also started to work with Moscow Flowers School to teach florist how to use these flowers. Over the years, they have seen the demand increasing.
Catalina and Diego of ALexandra Farms. This year, they have a larger booth and are presenting around 40 different garden type roses of which 14 David Austin roses. They started to supply the RUssian market 5 years ago and they supply this market in the winter (in summer, they mainly supply the US for the wedding season). A garden type rose is quite a new product to the Russians, so they partnered with Premier to teach their clients how to work with these flowers. Recently, they also started to work with Moscow Flowers School to teach florist how to use these flowers. Over the years, they have seen the demand increasing.
Ethiopian cut flower growers Green Horizon.
Ethiopian cut flower growers Green Horizon.
Colombian rose grower PQR Roses.
Colombian rose grower PQR Roses.
Julio Cesar Oviedo and Denis Tikhomorov of Galaxy Ecuador. They grow and whio their flowers to Russia.
Julio Cesar Oviedo and Denis Tikhomorov of Galaxy Ecuador. They grow and whio their flowers to Russia.
Yakoc Sheinkman of Dolina, they export flowers from Israel.
Yakoc Sheinkman of Dolina, they export flowers from Israel.
BiFlorica.
BiFlorica.
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Zing Yeo and her translator Carolina of Waridi Line. After a break of two years, they are now back at the show again. Even after the ruble collapsed, they increased their sales to Russia. Their spray and cluster roses are the most demanded roses in Russia. Next to supplying their own roses, they also consolodate the shipment with flowers of other farms. In this way, we can offer our smaller clients a broad assortment of flowers.
Zing Yeo and her translator Carolina of Waridi Line. After a break of two years, they are now back at the show again. Even after the ruble collapsed, they increased their sales to Russia. Their spray and cluster roses are the most demanded roses in Russia. Next to supplying their own roses, they also consolodate the shipment with flowers of other farms. In this way, we can offer our smaller clients a broad assortment of flowers.
The team of Logiztik ALlience, one of the largest cargo agencies in Ecuador. According to them, they market is recovering and especially the demand for flowers used for holidays.
The team of Logiztik ALlience, one of the largest cargo agencies in Ecuador. According to them, they market is recovering and especially the demand for flowers used for holidays.
Brothers Britto of EBF Cargo. Around 90 percent of the flowers they ship are destined for the Russian market. After some tough years after the crisis in 2014, they are now seeing the demand increasing. Over the last 7-8 months they have almost the same amount of shipments compared to 2013.
Brothers Britto of EBF Cargo. Around 90 percent of the flowers they ship are destined for the Russian market. After some tough years after the crisis in 2014, they are now seeing the demand increasing. Over the last 7-8 months they have almost the same amount of shipments compared to 2013.
The flowers of NIRP International.
The flowers of NIRP International.
Anna Ermanol pf La Roseleda. After skipping the show for several years they are back again.
Anna Ermanol pf La Roseleda. After skipping the show for several years they are back again.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of Zar. About 30 percent of this Ecuadorian's rose volume is being shipped to Russia. According to Vallejo, the more stable economic situation of the country is increasing the demand for flowers. Last year, the Russians did not dare to take the risk, because of the fluctuating value of the ruble.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of Zar. About 30 percent of this Ecuadorian's rose volume is being shipped to Russia. According to Vallejo, the more stable economic situation of the country is increasing the demand for flowers. Last year, the Russians did not dare to take the risk, because of the fluctuating value of the ruble.
Lorena Penaherrera of Sachaflor.
Lorena Penaherrera of Sachaflor.
Jazmile Leon of Agrinag, and Ecuadorian farm that grows 135 rose varieties on 45 ha and mainly supplies the Russian, European and US market.
Jazmile Leon of Agrinag, and Ecuadorian farm that grows 135 rose varieties on 45 ha and mainly supplies the Russian, European and US market.
Lucia Grijalva of Florecot Group. They grow roses and sunflowers on 50 ha in Ecuador.
Lucia Grijalva of Florecot Group. They grow roses and sunflowers on 50 ha in Ecuador.
Taisiya Kravchenko of Grupo Florisol, a ecuadorian flower farm. According to Kravchenko, it is possible again to talk about higher prices again. The Russian buyers seem to be willing to pay a bit more for a better quality product. However, they are still finding ways to increase the total costs, by for example deceasing the costs of freight.
Taisiya Kravchenko of Grupo Florisol, a ecuadorian flower farm. According to Kravchenko, it is possible again to talk about higher prices again. The Russian buyers seem to be willing to pay a bit more for a better quality product. However, they are still finding ways to increase the total costs, by for example deceasing the costs of freight.
Brandkamp's products are being sold through Wolfschmidt.
Brandkamp's products are being sold through Wolfschmidt.
Wolfschmidt is selling youngplants and seeds from Selecta one, Kientzler, Benary and Brandkamp to Russian growers.
Wolfschmidt is selling youngplants and seeds from Selecta one, Kientzler, Benary and Brandkamp to Russian growers.
Friedrich Wolfschmidt of Wolfschmidt talking with visitors.
Friedrich Wolfschmidt of Wolfschmidt talking with visitors.
Marina Skazka and Peter Cox of Leja Rusia and Pheno Geno Roses. Breeding company Pheno Geno is specialized in the breeding of garden roses, but is currently expanding its horizon as it is breeding and trialing scented cut roses and edible roses at several Dutch growers.
Marina Skazka and Peter Cox of Leja Rusia and Pheno Geno Roses. Breeding company Pheno Geno is specialized in the breeding of garden roses, but is currently expanding its horizon as it is breeding and trialing scented cut roses and edible roses at several Dutch growers.
Irina Breusova of Invos Flowers talking with visitors.
Irina Breusova of Invos Flowers talking with visitors.
Team of Nanolux Technology.
Team of Nanolux Technology.
Juliet Kiboro of Wilfay flowers. They grow summer flowers, including the hypericum, in Kenya.
Juliet Kiboro of Wilfay flowers. They grow summer flowers, including the hypericum, in Kenya.
Carol Muumbi of Agriculture and Food Authority and Horticultural Crops Directorate.
Carol Muumbi of Agriculture and Food Authority and Horticultural Crops Directorate.
The Kenyan booth, where Molo Greens, Floriken, Red Lands Roses, Wilfay Flowers and Everest are presenting their flowers.
The Kenyan booth, where Molo Greens, Floriken, Red Lands Roses, Wilfay Flowers and Everest are presenting their flowers.
Busy times at Roseland Farm.
Busy times at Roseland Farm.
Again this year, the robot of Flowers Express, a Russian Grower attracted the attention of many visitors.
Again this year, the robot of Flowers Express, a Russian Grower attracted the attention of many visitors.
Amparo and Carlos Barrera of Champion.
Amparo and Carlos Barrera of Champion.
The team of Naranjo Group.
The team of Naranjo Group.
The booth of Worldwide Cargo.
The booth of Worldwide Cargo.
Ludmila and Olga of Rosas sel COrazon.
Ludmila and Olga of Rosas sel COrazon.
The large and busy booth of Foxy Roses.
The large and busy booth of Foxy Roses.
Birdview of the exhibition floor.
Birdview of the exhibition floor.
Exhibtition floor.
Exhibtition floor.
IPP.
IPP.
The team of Schneider youngplants.
The team of Schneider youngplants.
Angie Romantica of French rose breeder Meilland.
Angie Romantica of French rose breeder Meilland.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Competition Novelty of the year.
Competition Novelty of the year.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Charmant, a variety of German breeder Kordes, exclusively grown by Kenyan farm Mount Elgon Collection.
Charmant, a variety of German breeder Kordes, exclusively grown by Kenyan farm Mount Elgon Collection.
Mayflor.
Mayflor.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Large variety of flowers presented at the booth of Ball.
Large variety of flowers presented at the booth of Ball.
The Flower Expo was held in the Moscovian Crocus City between September 11th and 14th.
The Flower Expo was held in the Moscovian Crocus City between September 11th and 14th.
Flowers are a part of Russian culture, but due to the crisis the industry has been hit severely over the last couple of years. The Ruble seemed to have stabilised at last, being a cause for a positieve atmosphere at the exhibition.
Flowers are a part of Russian culture, but due to the crisis the industry has been hit severely over the last couple of years. The Ruble seemed to have stabilised at last, being a cause for a positieve atmosphere at the exhibition.
Alena Hryshkevich and Moniek Brouwer, OZ Planten. The export company has been on the exhibition for a couple of years now.
Alena Hryshkevich and Moniek Brouwer, OZ Planten. The export company has been on the exhibition for a couple of years now.
Of course with OZ Export, one of the major specialised cut flower exporters of the Netherlands. In this photo Onno Piet and Nina Nosova.
Of course with OZ Export, one of the major specialised cut flower exporters of the Netherlands. In this photo Onno Piet and Nina Nosova.
Their little arbor was decorated with garden roses and several flowers in pastel colours, being a trend for weddings & parties.
Their little arbor was decorated with garden roses and several flowers in pastel colours, being a trend for weddings & parties.
Rene van Dop, Solis Plant, was again present in Russia. He shared a booth with BM roses but Adwin van Loenen was taking a walk and didn't mind skipping out on the photo report this year.
Rene van Dop, Solis Plant, was again present in Russia. He shared a booth with BM roses but Adwin van Loenen was taking a walk and didn't mind skipping out on the photo report this year.
Mischa Groothuizen of phalaenopsis grower Levoplant knows the demand in the Russian market for large pot sizes. Now he sees there’s a new demand for more colours.
Mischa Groothuizen of phalaenopsis grower Levoplant knows the demand in the Russian market for large pot sizes. Now he sees there’s a new demand for more colours.
The market is still young and has potention to grow towards a more diverse market, he sees.
The market is still young and has potention to grow towards a more diverse market, he sees.
The Kebol team with Anush, Timmo Draaisma, Kees van der Mey and Yolia Morozova. According to the bulb exporting company, it is pretty unique for Russia that winter is more important than autumn.
The Kebol team with Anush, Timmo Draaisma, Kees van der Mey and Yolia Morozova. According to the bulb exporting company, it is pretty unique for Russia that winter is more important than autumn.
Plant exporter Darwin Plant has been bought by Kebol last year and know Kees van der Mey found a spot for the plants in the collection of the bulb exporter. The name Darwin Plants by Kebol is still in use a brand name.
Plant exporter Darwin Plant has been bought by Kebol last year and know Kees van der Mey found a spot for the plants in the collection of the bulb exporter. The name Darwin Plants by Kebol is still in use a brand name.
Royal van Zanten presented the Charmelia’s and Bouvardia’s. Fedor van Veen is showing the Charmelia’s and Aaltje van Giessen the Bouvardia’s, grown in their family business.
Royal van Zanten presented the Charmelia’s and Bouvardia’s. Fedor van Veen is showing the Charmelia’s and Aaltje van Giessen the Bouvardia’s, grown in their family business.
Cor van Staalduinen and Katarina van der Meijden, Hamifleurs, have many relations and customers in Russia and there for had a very busy exhibition.
Cor van Staalduinen and Katarina van der Meijden, Hamifleurs, have many relations and customers in Russia and there for had a very busy exhibition.
On the offical opening the beautifull ladies with the beautifull flower creations were not to be missed.
On the offical opening the beautifull ladies with the beautifull flower creations were not to be missed.
One of the popular novelties in the FloraHolland pavillion is the lilium Monica Roselily’s, in the photo presented by Jaap Moerman of Moerman Lilies. The dubble flower of this variety es part of the reason the variety is popular, just as the fact that is has no stamper so allergies are no problem.
One of the popular novelties in the FloraHolland pavillion is the lilium Monica Roselily’s, in the photo presented by Jaap Moerman of Moerman Lilies. The dubble flower of this variety es part of the reason the variety is popular, just as the fact that is has no stamper so allergies are no problem.
Annemarie Looije of FloraHolland is showing some other novelties. Pastel colours gaine a lot of attention, just as the trachelium briba – a popular choice to fill up bouqets with.
Annemarie Looije of FloraHolland is showing some other novelties. Pastel colours gaine a lot of attention, just as the trachelium briba – a popular choice to fill up bouqets with.
Also slowly the market for concepts is growing. Packed flowers, plants in a creative pot – the Russians are slowly getting more enthousiastic for these alternatives for a bouquet.
Also slowly the market for concepts is growing. Packed flowers, plants in a creative pot – the Russians are slowly getting more enthousiastic for these alternatives for a bouquet.
The big flowers remain popular and many questions were asked on the alstroemeria – what other colours it can be orderd, for example. It is part of a range so it’s available in many colours.
The big flowers remain popular and many questions were asked on the alstroemeria – what other colours it can be orderd, for example. It is part of a range so it’s available in many colours.
Deliflor is a know player in the Russian market. The company has been on the exhibition for many years and are being visited by florists and wholesalers from all over Russia and beyond. In the photo Rob Storm and Lejla Begovic with the selfie wand, including many novelties.
Deliflor is a know player in the Russian market. The company has been on the exhibition for many years and are being visited by florists and wholesalers from all over Russia and beyond. In the photo Rob Storm and Lejla Begovic with the selfie wand, including many novelties.
This year the hopes are high for the Baltica Salmon. “Baltica is a well known name and we expect the salmon colour to be a hit.” Also on display the strelitzia purple and of ocurse the Magnum – launched here last year and appreciated for its size and quality.
This year the hopes are high for the Baltica Salmon. “Baltica is a well known name and we expect the salmon colour to be a hit.” Also on display the strelitzia purple and of ocurse the Magnum – launched here last year and appreciated for its size and quality.
Photos and selfies everywhere. If you could clap in your hands and pile up all the mobile phones magically, you would create a tower as high as the Moscovian television tower. True story.
Photos and selfies everywhere. If you could clap in your hands and pile up all the mobile phones magically, you would create a tower as high as the Moscovian television tower. True story.
Tamara Elstgeest of Beekenkamp Plants with a customer. From the first day on the company welcomed many guests. They have seen a stable growth in the Russian market.
Tamara Elstgeest of Beekenkamp Plants with a customer. From the first day on the company welcomed many guests. They have seen a stable growth in the Russian market.
Koen van Koppen with colleague Tamara Elstgeest. Cyclamen, begonia’s and eenjarige planten like poinsettia’s are popular.
Koen van Koppen with colleague Tamara Elstgeest. Cyclamen, begonia’s and eenjarige planten like poinsettia’s are popular.
The Zentoo team with Danny van Uffelen and Otti Blok. They notice a fine demand in the Russian market and see opportunities for the market to grow and mature – and of course their produce can play a role in this.
The Zentoo team with Danny van Uffelen and Otti Blok. They notice a fine demand in the Russian market and see opportunities for the market to grow and mature – and of course their produce can play a role in this.
Official opening of the exhibition included a bow and scissors and a speech.
Official opening of the exhibition included a bow and scissors and a speech.
Very popular for the Russian visitors were the readings. Since your editor doesn’t speak Russian, we have no clue what it was on – but clearly a popular subject.
Very popular for the Russian visitors were the readings. Since your editor doesn’t speak Russian, we have no clue what it was on – but clearly a popular subject.
Also the florist presentations gained a lot of attention.
Also the florist presentations gained a lot of attention.
In the Netherlands, Koppert celebrated the 50 year anniversary broadly. In Russia, Alexander Dodonov had quite some busy days explaining on the biological products of the firm.
In the Netherlands, Koppert celebrated the 50 year anniversary broadly. In Russia, Alexander Dodonov had quite some busy days explaining on the biological products of the firm.
Is it a celebrity? Somewhat probably. John Elstgeest of Flower Circus Moscow showed his skills as a xxxxxx. With the help of xxxx arranging the flowers, they were created a popular show.
Is it a celebrity? Somewhat probably. John Elstgeest of Flower Circus Moscow showed his skills as a xxxxxx. With the help of xxxx arranging the flowers, they were created a popular show.
Vending machines, but then for gifts.
Vending machines, but then for gifts.
In this you can find teddy bears, chocolates and of course bouquets.
In this you can find teddy bears, chocolates and of course bouquets.
Henni Brockhoff and Julia Pogor of Schreurs with the Red and White Naomi besides them. This has been the best selling product for the Russian market for years.
Henni Brockhoff and Julia Pogor of Schreurs with the Red and White Naomi besides them. This has been the best selling product for the Russian market for years.
Is it the All Star soccer team? No it isn’t, it’s the Decorum team. Their products are to be found allover Moscow: in the Rhizzkaja market but also in flower shops all over town.
Is it the All Star soccer team? No it isn’t, it’s the Decorum team. Their products are to be found allover Moscow: in the Rhizzkaja market but also in flower shops all over town.
Martijn Vreugdenhil of SV.CO. “Bright colours works well on the Russian market and with our assortment we can work with that pretty well.” Next year, SV.CO will expand their production facilities in the Netherlands.
Martijn Vreugdenhil of SV.CO. “Bright colours works well on the Russian market and with our assortment we can work with that pretty well.” Next year, SV.CO will expand their production facilities in the Netherlands.
Miranda and Dick Kooij, Gerbera United. Even though the ‘normal’ gerbera’s and the boxed flowers are still most popular in Russia, they also brought their special varieties to create awareness around the Spiders and Pasta gerbera’s. They expect the Russian customer to get more interested in these products over the next couple of years.
Miranda and Dick Kooij, Gerbera United. Even though the ‘normal’ gerbera’s and the boxed flowers are still most popular in Russia, they also brought their special varieties to create awareness around the Spiders and Pasta gerbera’s. They expect the Russian customer to get more interested in these products over the next couple of years.
Martijn Meulemans organised the representation of the Duth companies
Martijn Meulemans organised the representation of the Duth companies
Joop van Riessen (Dalsem) and Arjan Pauw (Gavita) do well in the Russian market.
Joop van Riessen (Dalsem) and Arjan Pauw (Gavita) do well in the Russian market.
Algis Garcinskas of Enigma Flowers – but wait, there’s more.
Algis Garcinskas of Enigma Flowers – but wait, there’s more.
Of course he is part of a much bigger team! As an important player in the export to Russia, Enigma Flowers welcomed many guests.
Of course he is part of a much bigger team! As an important player in the export to Russia, Enigma Flowers welcomed many guests.
Well what’s going round there?
Well what’s going round there?
A walking selfie wall!
A walking selfie wall!
On the exhibition floor visitors could meet up with Reinier Zuidgeest and Patty Zuidgeest-Vis of Florein Gerberas – but their flowers can also be found on many many places all over Russia. The boxes are easy to recognise and appreciated well by the Russian customers.
On the exhibition floor visitors could meet up with Reinier Zuidgeest and Patty Zuidgeest-Vis of Florein Gerberas – but their flowers can also be found on many many places all over Russia. The boxes are easy to recognise and appreciated well by the Russian customers.
Peter Wouters presenting the Chic of Royal van Zanten. Do you notice how the colours of their outfits match the flower the Royal van Zanten team represents?
Peter Wouters presenting the Chic of Royal van Zanten. Do you notice how the colours of their outfits match the flower the Royal van Zanten team represents?
For Bernhard Aichele of Herkuplast, the exhibition has been a very interesting one.
For Bernhard Aichele of Herkuplast, the exhibition has been a very interesting one.
Olga Sholomova (Svensson) and Stefano Hiwat (Hoogendoorn) visiting the exhibition and meeting up with old and new customers.
Olga Sholomova (Svensson) and Stefano Hiwat (Hoogendoorn) visiting the exhibition and meeting up with old and new customers.
The IP Handlers team with Mark Loos, Tatiana Groham, Katarina Eveleens and Martins Mazkalns. For who it might concern: IP Handlers didn’t bring a few thousand colleagues to Moscow this year, they just sponsored the xxxxx – not everybody wearing a IP Handlers xxx is an employee of the perishable handling company.
The IP Handlers team with Mark Loos, Tatiana Groham, Katarina Eveleens and Martins Mazkalns. For who it might concern: IP Handlers didn’t bring a few thousand colleagues to Moscow this year, they just sponsored the xxxxx – not everybody wearing a IP Handlers xxx is an employee of the perishable handling company.
Marcel van Vemde of Florist breeding & propagation showing the bright colours of their collection. Their seeds and young plants are supplied worldwide.
Marcel van Vemde of Florist breeding & propagation showing the bright colours of their collection. Their seeds and young plants are supplied worldwide.
Klaus Wolf (Rosen Tantau) and Bori Smirnov have been working together for 17 years by now. A flower friendship :)
Klaus Wolf (Rosen Tantau) and Bori Smirnov have been working together for 17 years by now. A flower friendship :)
It's tulips, tulips and tulips at Haakman Flower Bulbs. The company is represented by Michel Dignum and Yuriy Petrychko.
It's tulips, tulips and tulips at Haakman Flower Bulbs. The company is represented by Michel Dignum and Yuriy Petrychko.
The team of Florexim in the same big booth as last year
The team of Florexim in the same big booth as last year
Alexander Druzhinin of Chrysal had quite some busy days. Also due to the handing out of several starter kits, many visitors made sure to pay a visit by their stand.
Alexander Druzhinin of Chrysal had quite some busy days. Also due to the handing out of several starter kits, many visitors made sure to pay a visit by their stand.
Flower Experience was listed as a Dutch company so your Dutch editor paid a visit their, but conversation didn’t go as planned since it clearly is a Russian one :) So only this picture for now – until we’ve mastered the Russian language.
Flower Experience was listed as a Dutch company so your Dutch editor paid a visit their, but conversation didn’t go as planned since it clearly is a Russian one :) So only this picture for now – until we’ve mastered the Russian language.
Peet Zwinkels, Westland Plant, with Hans Visser and Ksenia, Suprima Verde.
Peet Zwinkels, Westland Plant, with Hans Visser and Ksenia, Suprima Verde.
Arjen Vlasman of The Ruiter with the Red Kamala. An important week for Arjen since the first contracts on protecting plant material were signed.
Arjen Vlasman of The Ruiter with the Red Kamala. An important week for Arjen since the first contracts on protecting plant material were signed.
Dekker Chrysanten, represented by Alexandra Kavelina (Moscvettorg), Lyana Odinokaja (Dillewijn Zwapak) and of course Warja Abrosimova.
Dekker Chrysanten, represented by Alexandra Kavelina (Moscvettorg), Lyana Odinokaja (Dillewijn Zwapak) and of course Warja Abrosimova.
As one of the few companies Dekker Chrysanten didn’t just show their flowers, but also asked famous florists to create bouquets with it. That’s how they want to inspire the partners in the chain to combine santini’s with gras and roses, for example. “We want to show what else is possible with our product.”
As one of the few companies Dekker Chrysanten didn’t just show their flowers, but also asked famous florists to create bouquets with it. That’s how they want to inspire the partners in the chain to combine santini’s with gras and roses, for example. “We want to show what else is possible with our product.”
Oasis and Floralife sponsored the florist competitions.
Oasis and Floralife sponsored the florist competitions.
The poor florist had to work very hard all day long.
The poor florist had to work very hard all day long.
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Warja showing an article on Dekker Chrysanten published in a Russian magazine.
Warja showing an article on Dekker Chrysanten published in a Russian magazine.
Webshop Pitomniki.ru. The wholesaler supplies all sorts of garden products to gardeners in Russia, Kazachstan and Belarus.
Webshop Pitomniki.ru. The wholesaler supplies all sorts of garden products to gardeners in Russia, Kazachstan and Belarus.
This is what you call a happy Kees van Beek (Modiform). “Russia is a stabile market for us so we are pleased”, he explains. It’s the first time for the companie to be on the exhibition individually and thanks to their partner, this worked out very well.
This is what you call a happy Kees van Beek (Modiform). “Russia is a stabile market for us so we are pleased”, he explains. It’s the first time for the companie to be on the exhibition individually and thanks to their partner, this worked out very well.
The Royal Flora Holland selfie machine has been in use non stop for three days.
The Royal Flora Holland selfie machine has been in use non stop for three days.
Roland Hillebrink of the Holland Bulb Market is visited by tree consultant Kees van Ommeren.
Roland Hillebrink of the Holland Bulb Market is visited by tree consultant Kees van Ommeren.
Natalia Armasu and Jaco Lenten of Greneth Plants. With the same partners the company has been working with for years, they are broadening their assortment for the Russian market.
Natalia Armasu and Jaco Lenten of Greneth Plants. With the same partners the company has been working with for years, they are broadening their assortment for the Russian market.
Greneth Plants always shares a booth together with Amnesia Export, focussing on the export of flower bulbs.
Greneth Plants always shares a booth together with Amnesia Export, focussing on the export of flower bulbs.
Astrafund is represented by Helena Makarova.
Astrafund is represented by Helena Makarova.
Vitaleck of Uniflora explaining visitors on the very broad assortment of the company.
Vitaleck of Uniflora explaining visitors on the very broad assortment of the company.
Philippe Manguy of Meilland is doing good business with the fragrant roses. He notices there are fewer growers in Russia, but specialising is taking an important role and that creates a fine ground for a product like perfume flowers, for example. Also the Kazachstan market is very friendly towards the company: least year over 150.000 rose plants were sent there.
Philippe Manguy of Meilland is doing good business with the fragrant roses. He notices there are fewer growers in Russia, but specialising is taking an important role and that creates a fine ground for a product like perfume flowers, for example. Also the Kazachstan market is very friendly towards the company: least year over 150.000 rose plants were sent there.
In the photo Eduard Sotnikov and Adam Piechowiak, representing N. Schouten. The company offers a broad assortment including organic and long-stemmed tulips.
In the photo Eduard Sotnikov and Adam Piechowiak, representing N. Schouten. The company offers a broad assortment including organic and long-stemmed tulips.
Brittany Yang showing the growth lights of Huiwei Sci & Tech. The company can also supply growers with gas burners and co2 generators.
Brittany Yang showing the growth lights of Huiwei Sci & Tech. The company can also supply growers with gas burners and co2 generators.
Marco Orlandelli of Garden Centre Identity Orlandelli presenting his lovely daughter and of course some ideas for the garden centre industry.
Marco Orlandelli of Garden Centre Identity Orlandelli presenting his lovely daughter and of course some ideas for the garden centre industry.
Bonjour! Il y a quatre firmas horticole qui travaille ensemble comme Plantexport pour realiser les exports a la France. In the photo Alain Sauve (chrysants), Lionel Chauvin (hortensia / hydrangea), Eric Renault and Jean Loup Pohu.
Bonjour! Il y a quatre firmas horticole qui travaille ensemble comme Plantexport pour realiser les exports a la France. In the photo Alain Sauve (chrysants), Lionel Chauvin (hortensia / hydrangea), Eric Renault and Jean Loup Pohu.
Robert Corbett of David Austin Roses, presenting several garden roses. The company was the only UK business on the exhibition and even though Robert can understand why, especially with Brexit and the complicated new plant material rules, he still thinks it’s very important to show and participate in markets outside the UK.
Robert Corbett of David Austin Roses, presenting several garden roses. The company was the only UK business on the exhibition and even though Robert can understand why, especially with Brexit and the complicated new plant material rules, he still thinks it’s very important to show and participate in markets outside the UK.
The sniffing pole of EMS, represented by Jan Kees Boerman en Gert Jan Bosman. There have been sold several gas analysers to Russia and together with partner Steps, the Macview colleagues are reaching out for more growers interested in the quality of their air.
The sniffing pole of EMS, represented by Jan Kees Boerman en Gert Jan Bosman. There have been sold several gas analysers to Russia and together with partner Steps, the Macview colleagues are reaching out for more growers interested in the quality of their air.
Also a broad variety of garden ornamentals were presented on the exhibion. We tried to bring the big cow home, but custodies wanted to keep it themselves.
Also a broad variety of garden ornamentals were presented on the exhibion. We tried to bring the big cow home, but custodies wanted to keep it themselves.
Fymiya Yamamoto of Bonsai Japan showing his 70 year old bonsai tree. It’s the first time the company is presenting garden bonsais on the exhibition.
Fymiya Yamamoto of Bonsai Japan showing his 70 year old bonsai tree. It’s the first time the company is presenting garden bonsais on the exhibition.
Greenworld products represented by Javlon Judonkulov and Nazarmatov Dadil
Greenworld products represented by Javlon Judonkulov and Nazarmatov Dadil
It’s a pretty hard job being an Instagram husband on a flower exhibition!
It’s a pretty hard job being an Instagram husband on a flower exhibition!
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Nieuwkoop BV can provide Russian customers with big plants and hydroplants, as an example for in offices, schools or governmental buildings. In the photo Evgeny and Floor Schamp.
Nieuwkoop BV can provide Russian customers with big plants and hydroplants, as an example for in offices, schools or governmental buildings. In the photo Evgeny and Floor Schamp.
Chulpan Ganieva of Milele Flowers Kenya and Anna Vorobyeva, Incoflores Ecuador and Rosas del Manzano.
Chulpan Ganieva of Milele Flowers Kenya and Anna Vorobyeva, Incoflores Ecuador and Rosas del Manzano.
The broad and colourfull assortment of Soparco has gained a fine market for the company. In the photo Adrien Cohen.
The broad and colourfull assortment of Soparco has gained a fine market for the company. In the photo Adrien Cohen.
Printack is being represented by Irina Berezina and Daniel Grandjean.
Printack is being represented by Irina Berezina and Daniel Grandjean.
Mayer took part in the German Pavillion
Mayer took part in the German Pavillion
Russian visitors were very pleased with the FloralDaily team
Russian visitors were very pleased with the FloralDaily team
Thomas and Sabine Ebing-Lohaus were firsttimers on the market to see if there’s demand for their youngplants and primula seeds – which clearly was the case. Next step is finding the right partner to start exporting.
Thomas and Sabine Ebing-Lohaus were firsttimers on the market to see if there’s demand for their youngplants and primula seeds – which clearly was the case. Next step is finding the right partner to start exporting.
The Smithers Oasis team wasn’t in the booth fulltime…
The Smithers Oasis team wasn’t in the booth fulltime…
Since they took an important role in the florist shows! Of course to promote their products, but also presenting the day.
Since they took an important role in the florist shows! Of course to promote their products, but also presenting the day.
Very Instagrammable!
Very Instagrammable!
Aram Movsisyan (right) is Mardenkro distributor, Firuza Ruzikulova in the middle is the Russian representative for the company. The guy on the left we don’t know ;)
Aram Movsisyan (right) is Mardenkro distributor, Firuza Ruzikulova in the middle is the Russian representative for the company. The guy on the left we don’t know ;)
Pag Flowers booth has been a busy meeting place for partners from all over Russia and neighbouring countries
Pag Flowers booth has been a busy meeting place for partners from all over Russia and neighbouring countries
At the end of day two, Royal FloraHolland hosted a drink and many people answered to the invite. The evening was opened by Rick Pesik, who thanked all partners for their participation in the exhibition.
At the end of day two, Royal FloraHolland hosted a drink and many people answered to the invite. The evening was opened by Rick Pesik, who thanked all partners for their participation in the exhibition.
Erik Smidt,agricultural attache, explained how the Dutch government works on different levels to improve the collaboration between Russia and Netherlands.
Erik Smidt,agricultural attache, explained how the Dutch government works on different levels to improve the collaboration between Russia and Netherlands.
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And last but definitely not least: Willem Boon and Alisa Kitova of Boon Epxort
And last but definitely not least: Willem Boon and Alisa Kitova of Boon Epxort
"Team Vannova: Laurens van der Lans, Andre van Ruyven en Peter Zwinkels. "Big flowers remain popular, but slowly we see the market for smaller flowers grwoing." The cooperation Vannova has been created for the Russian market but is gaining ground more broadly now."
"Team Vannova: Laurens van der Lans, Andre van Ruyven en Peter Zwinkels. "Big flowers remain popular, but slowly we see the market for smaller flowers grwoing." The cooperation Vannova has been created for the Russian market but is gaining ground more broadly now."

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