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Expo Agroalimentaria 2018, Irapuato, Mexico - floriculture pavillion
For the first time, a floricultural pavillion at the Expo Agroalimentaria. At this pavilion, over 20 flower and ornamental plant growers, breeders and floral suppliers were presenting their products. The majority of the flowers and almost all plants are produced for national demand. And what are the most popular products? At first glance, the orchids, succulents and poinsettias are.
The team of Agro Negocios Muñoz. They grow several flowers and have a flower shop in Mexico City. Next to supplying the Mexican market, they also export their flowers to los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix in the USA. One special product that they were showcasing at the show was the rose in a bowls with water. "It is special water that extends the shelf life to the flower up to one year."
Josh Kirschenbaum of PanAmerican Seed and Paulina Lee of Akiko. This Mexican company represents several Dutch and North American breeders, one of them is PanAmerican Seed. At the show, they are introducing the new Hand Picked program of PanAmerican Seed.
Next to the stand at the general exhibition area, Syngenta also had a stand in the floriculture pavilion.
Poinsettia growers Alberto Lopez Bravo and Yesenia Esther Andres Garcia of Nochesbuenas de Zitacuaro
Kirsten van Linden of Microflor and Arturo Cardenas of the Mexican Green Guide, who arranged this pavilion.
Eduardo Arturo Simon Modesto, Arianda Hilario Calihua of KVR, a landscaping company in Mexico City.
Tropical plants and succulent growers Jorge Gutierrez de Veasco and Eduardo Gutierrez de Velasco. They started growing succulents five years ago and it is currently their best selling crop.
Biologo Oscar Matias of Sistema Producto Oranmentales.
Pictures being taken of the heart-shaped arch of Asflorvi.
Pedro Calva Bernal of Global Business Solutions presenting cardboard packaging solutions for flowers and other products.
Federico Martinez Martinez and Ricardo Mendoza Fragoso of Plantulas de Tetela. They grow seedlings in Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico.
Visitors interested in the succulents of Sossuvlei.
Our neighbourg at the exhibition; Roberto Garay Segura of Sossuvlei. They grow African succulents in San Pedro Cuajimalpa, Mexico. According to Garay, succulents became popular about 10 years ago.
Francisco Balbuena Cariño of El Rincon del Cactus. They grow succulents in a 1,5 ha greenhouse.
Eduardo Tonachua Arenas Fimenez of Yinztli grow succulents in Mexico City and grows varieties from all over the world.
Succulents grown by Yinztli.
More succulents, these were grown by Vivero de Cactus Neutla.
Funny usage of succulents at Vivero de Cactus Neutla.
Erika Ponce of Vivero de Catus Neutla.
Hada Celesta Montes ROmero of Successmex, another Mexican succulent grower.
Leopol de Rojas and Eduardo Melendez of Coatepec Depot. They supply several kind of flowers; dendrobium, phalaenopisis, anthurium, cymbidium, bromeliad, vanda. Besides that, they also distribute supplies from, among others: T.O. Plastic and Svennson.
Maximo Arias ans Carlos ALonso Miranda of Asflorvi (Asociacion de Floricutlores de Villa Guerrero A.C.). This is an association that consists of 708 members. The growers grow flowers for the national market, but export them to the US as well. Two times a week, a truck with flowers is being exported to the US.
Some of the flowers grown by the growers of Asflorvi.
More flowers from Asflorvi.
Roses in a bowl filled with water. Another version of preserved roses.
Berdandino Oliveros Perez, Natalia Paloma Perez and Francisco Zavala Alba of Irristeel.
Sergio Olvera Castro of Perfect Pack showing one of their Carton biodegradable, ecological and recycled flower sleeve. Special about this packaging is that water does not affect the packaging. They have 62 models for flowers in their assormtent.
Flowers of Azteca Floral.
Arginova is a very diverse company. They produce flowers, coffee and own a resort. On the picture Karina Escamilla.
Father and son of Arciplant.
The pelargoniums of Arciplant.
Alejandra Yris and Arialdo Magana are selling their 5ha ranche Tropiflor. They are currently growing exotic flowers on the ranche. More on the sale later in FloralDaily.
Jorge Bernal Isojo of Azteca Floral. Villa Guerrero, Jalisco, is the main area he grows his flowers. He sells them nationally, but also exports to the USA.
Part of the team of Grupo Iasa presenting their floral packaging products (Perfect Pack).
Visitors interested in the new floriculture pavilion at the Expo Agroalimentaria.
The team of Vivero los Pinos, Mexican Anthurium growers.
Busy at the booth of Orquideas de la Sierra, a Mexican orchid grower.
Roy and Edgar of Cornbak were visiting the show.
The FloralDaily and HortiDaily team was also present at the Expo Agroalmentaria. On the photh: Elita Vellekoop and Priscilla Heeffer .
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