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Agriflor 2018, Quito, Ecuador
Melvin Brehler of Latinflor, one of the first nurseries in Ecuador - established 30 years ago. They grow gypsophila, blue delphinium and sunflowers on 16 ha.
Jose Ignacio Carcelen of Expression. He produces preserved roses in Cayambe.
Sergio Guitierrez of Colombian hydrangea farm; AromaFarms. They grow hydrangeas in Medillin on 14ha.
Julian Perez of Foliage in Ilusion grows foliage in the coffee region of Colombia. Their main product is liriope and lily grass and they are getting into the market with bouquets.
The team of Agricola Carmen Amelia. They grow 21 varieties of roses in the Cotopaxi area on 4ha.
Augusto Solano and Cristina Uricoechea of Asocolflores paid a visit to Agriflor.
Tropical flower farm Tropical Productos. On the picture: Alonso Padilla Rizzo and Bryon Caicedo.
The team of ConHagri, a service supplier to Ecuadorian farms.
Dick van Raamsdonk of HPP exhibitions, the organizers of Agriflor.
Marjorie Montesdeoca of Rancho San Jorge. They grow fresh and painted roses on 6ha. Next to painted, they also write on roses.
Gregory Landazuri of La Rose grows roses on 17ha and sells fresh and preserves roses.
Andres Beltran of Real Carga.
Juan Carlos Mino Bucheli of Agrocienagri presenting one of its new nutrition products; Disper.
Andrés Romero and Katerina Pinzon of High COntrol Group were also visiting the show.
Marc Molitor of Mecaflor presents their bouquet maker. The demand for bouquet makers in South America and North America are increasing.
This bouquet maker of Mecaflor makes creating bouquets easier and offers better working conditions for the workers. More on this later in FloralDaily.
The team of Nikita Flowers, from left to right: Rommel Paspuel, Sol Perez and Daniel Perez. They grow roses on 8ha in Tobacundo, Ecuador.
The team of Koenpack. They are supplying all kind of sleeves to Ecuador for three years now.
George Velez of Komet Sales.
The team of Cargo Master. This freight forwarder is specialized in the transport of flowers and developed sea transportation 10 years ago. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Andrea Flores of Chrysal.
Nick MacDonald and Linda Campos of Vaselife and David Marin Jaramillo of BioFlora. Now, as they have settled in Colombia, they are looking to expand markets in South America. Besides that, they are also looking for a distribition partner in the US.
Menije Koseli of Vatan Plastik is looking for opportunities for supplying Ecuadorian growers wiuth their products.
The team of Logiztik Allians; from left to right: Victoria Vazquez, Isabela Ponce and Jose Luis Matheis. This freigth forwarder sends flowers to over 80 countries.
Gabriella Moreta of Annirose together with Diego Chiriboga of Ariba Flor and Rene Streng of Cut Flower Wholesale . This year, Anniroses is adding 22 new varieties to their assortment. At Agriflor, they are showcasing 15 of the new varieties.
Sammy Mueses and Cesal Arguello of EBF Cargo.
The team of Esprit Miami (broker) and Minchiburo (19ha rose farm)
Efimkin Alexander of Uralchem presenting their nitrogen fertilizer with calcium.
The team of Eternity Passion grows roses on 2ha and preserves them.
The entrance of Agriflor 2018.
Eduardo Alarcon and Richard Gome of Fresh Logistics.
The team of AER Caribe, from left to right: Johana Bermucien, Nancy Bazan Lozano and Martha Lucia Gutierrez.
Juan Yazbek of Agroideas transports sea containers. Over the last years, the demand for sea container shipments for flowers increased.
Mabel Zavala and Marco Ordonez of Globel Service with their model.
Stephanie Bastidas and Jacqueline Armijos of Monterosas. They grow over 50 varieties on 12ha and their main market is Russia.
Nelson Benavide and Monica Arevalo of CEM Seeds. They sell seeds of Gloeckner and La Villetta.
Jose Gonfora of Agripolyane promoting their different films.
Andres Sanchez, Patricia Paez and Elsebeth Nielsen of FedEx Express. They ship flowers door to door. From Ecuador to the US, for example, it will only take 3 to 4 days till the end consumer, instead of usually 1 to two weeks.
The team of Temkin.
Bob Helsloot and Magdelena Stefanska of IP handlers. In January, they will open their extra 6000m2 sized perishable facility in the Netherlands.
Stef Veenhof of Könst Alstroemeria. About 70 percent of the alstroemerias grown in Ecuador are Könst varieties.
Andrea Saenz of ECOador Floral. Today, they own two farms and work with several associate producers, summing up to more than 42 hectares.
The team of Co-op Farms, a group of 8 farms that produce many varieties of summer flowers in Ecuador.
Andrea Ramirez and Christian can der Sar of Van Duijvenvoorden were also visiting the fair.
The team of Cathay Pacific.
Diana Corel of Tonello.
Jacqueline Coronel of Muru. They produce their own bred hypericum, sunflowers and thistles on 4 ha. Next year, they are planning to double this acreage.
Alejandra Chirboga and Santiago Vinueza of Worldwide Cargo.
Edgar Orjuela of WAC presenting Aquarelle. A new long stem rose variety. "It is a productive variety with nice head size and foliage, not too many thorns and opens nicely. It has a vase life of 12-15 days."
The tem of Benitflor.
Francisco Zumarraga of Prime Group.
The team of Demagro farms. They are specialized in summer novelty flowers, which they produce on 40 ha, and also have a 2000m2 bouquet operation. It is the first time they are exhibiting at the show.
Ekaterina Kamendova and Marieliza Vasquez of Ecualand, a flower broker. They work with 300 plantations and most of their customers are based in Russia.
Alejandra Baez of Flor Aroma. Over 70 varieties of roses are grown by this Ecuadorian farm on 45ha.
Luis Serrano of Endless Spring Farms. They produce several types of sun flowers on 8 ha.
Jonathan Moya, Jazmin Leon and Jordy Tucker of Agrinag.
Luis Felipe Gomez and Carmen Lucia Franco of Panalpina.
Yosef Gilles of Mardenkro, promoting the Reduflex Blue, especially for roses.
Gabriela Villalba and Fanny Castro of Flowerfest, a 4ha farm that produced preserved roses in Cayambe.
The team of itc Wilches. This Colombian packaging supplier is eager to grow in Ecuador.
The exhihbition has two floors.
Mohamed Wafiq of Al Quds. This supplier of agricultural plastics is looking for new markets.
Edwin Gacilanez and Ernesto Barrera of Champion.
The team of Megastock. They produce packaging material for roses in Ecuador. From left to right: Carlos Degado and Carolina Munoz of Megastock with Fernando Suesnava of Hilsea (who was visiting the show).
Paola Mejia of Uma Flowers next to their new product Mayras. This Ecuadorian broker works with many farms in Ecuador and Colombia. More information about their new products like Mayras later in FloralDaily.
The team of Native Blooms. They grow roses on 26 ha at two plantations, one in the north and one in the south.
Vanessa Quispe of Nikita with Huib Bruynzeels, who was visiting the show.
The team of Semidor.
The team of Alpa Roses.
Leonardo Diaz of PrinTack paid a visit to the show.
On 10 ha, Rosa de la Alegria produces 20 varieties of roses in Tabacundo, Ecudor. On the picture: Lorena Dareds and Lorena Cachipuendo.
The team of IUnternational Flowers (broker) and Flores de la Hacienda (farm). This 50 ha farm, of which 7ha is in production, is eager to expand markets and particularly to Europe.
The team of Alta Sierra Roses produces roses in the North of Ecuador at 3ha on an altitude of 3,100m, one of the highest farms. Next year, they plan to expand their farm by 2ha.
Gabriel Yanez of High Connection Flowers and Spring Vogue Roses. This Ecuadorian grow roses on 8ha and are planning to grow callas next year.
Juliana Cadavid of Su Jardin. On their 250ha plantation, thye grow tropical flowers in Medillin, Colombia.
Jhonnathan Salazar of Santa Clara Gardens. This Ecuadorian rose grower owns three farms. From the third and last added farm, they will start exporting this month.
Jeanneth Cobo of Atals Air.
The team of UPS, from left to right: Cayetano Jobes, Angee Viviana Arevalo and Maria Belen Palacio.
The team of Domenica Flowers. They grow 12 varieties of roses on 3.5 ha in Tababundo.
Adrian Moreno of Art Roses
Andres Monotas and Catalina Monotas of Highland Whisper. They preserve roses and according to Monotas, the demand from the US starts to increase.
Francisco Emanuele and Mayra Congo of Pertraly.
Cristian Ivan Quisatasig Camalle of Quisatasig Flowers. They produce summer flowers in Latacunga.
Nancy Tiscama of Neumann Flowers. They grow lilies on 9ha in Guayllabamba.
The team of Solent provide airline management and ground handling.
Sofia Enriqquez and Maria Feranda Arias of La Toscana Farms. Next to roses, they grow dusty miller, hanging amaranths and hybrid delphinium.
Isaac Salazar of Excellent flowers together with two models in traditional clothing from Cayambe. Excellent Flowers grows fresh roses and preserved. Their farm is 5ha and their main market the US.
The exhibition floor
Andres Neira and Jorge Neira of Infinity Love Ecuador. It is an association of 20 small producers in Cotopaxi and they grow roses (fresn, tinted and sprayed) roses on 7ha in total.
Juan Carlos Molina of El Aleli. He grows stock, lilium longiflorum, statice and molucella on 4ha in Quito.
Javier Ortiz of Direct Cargo.
The team of Fresh Exports. This young Ecuadorian stock and carnation farm started only two years ago and grows these flowers on 2 acres.
Jennifer Rodriguez of Alco Flowers and Edfinc. Alco grows roses on 5ha and Efinc hypericum and spray roses on 3.5 ha.
Roses of La ROsa Alegria.
The team of Koenpack.
Brothers Christian and Omar Valdez of Irene Flowers. They grow 15 varieties of roses on 3 ha.
The team of SQM
The roses of Minchiburo.
The team of Seaboard.
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