FlowersExpo 2019, Moscow, Russia

Mughal Arfhan of Fontana, Tatjana Patil of Upendo and Mohan Choudhery of Black Tulip. In June 2018, Black Tulip took over Upendo and together with partner Fontana, they build a broader global presence of their Kenyan grown flowers.
Mughal Arfhan of Fontana, Tatjana Patil of Upendo and Mohan Choudhery of Black Tulip. In June 2018, Black Tulip took over Upendo and together with partner Fontana, they build a broader global presence of their Kenyan grown flowers.
Jelle Posthumus and Andrew Neidl of United Selections. This rose breeder is being represented in Russia by Schreurs. Jumilia (upper left) is one of the most important bi-colors cultivated in Russia, explains Posthumus. Other varieties  from left to right are Finally ( a red rose suitable for Latin America with zero blackening and good vase life and flower opening), Confidential (an orange variety with big bud size, good vase life and full & classic opening on the vase), Madam Red (a thorn less red rose that has a big bud size and 100% opening on the vase) and its direct mutant Madam Cerise and Lighthouse (a pure dark yellow rose suitable for Latin America with big bud size and good flower opening on the vase), and Adalonia (a white rose that is not sensitive to Botrytis, a longer length and big bud size thought the year).
Jelle Posthumus and Andrew Neidl of United Selections. This rose breeder is being represented in Russia by Schreurs. Jumilia (upper left) is one of the most important bi-colors cultivated in Russia, explains Posthumus. Other varieties  from left to right are Finally ( a red rose suitable for Latin America with zero blackening and good vase life and flower opening), Confidential (an orange variety with big bud size, good vase life and full & classic opening on the vase), Madam Red (a thorn less red rose that has a big bud size and 100% opening on the vase) and its direct mutant Madam Cerise and Lighthouse (a pure dark yellow rose suitable for Latin America with big bud size and good flower opening on the vase), and Adalonia (a white rose that is not sensitive to Botrytis, a longer length and big bud size thought the year).
Camilo Bazzani and Pablo Bazzani of Plazoleta, part of the Perfection group, which Ecuadorian Flower farm Esmeralda recently joined. Plazoleta recently launched an innovative post-harvest method: Dry-C Technology for cut flowers, for more information, see: https://www.floraldaily.com/article/9099795/new-tech-keeps-flowers-fresh-from-harvest-to-shipping/
Camilo Bazzani and Pablo Bazzani of Plazoleta, part of the Perfection group, which Ecuadorian Flower farm Esmeralda recently joined. Plazoleta recently launched an innovative post-harvest method: Dry-C Technology for cut flowers, for more information, see: https://www.floraldaily.com/article/9099795/new-tech-keeps-flowers-fresh-from-harvest-to-shipping/ 
Akmal Fayziev and Eduardo Chirboga of Esmeralda Farms. They recently joined the Perfection group. At their booth at the FlowersExpo, they showed all kind of flowers, including Rice Flower (left). They are the only grower in Latin America producing it, and they produce it all year round.  
Akmal Fayziev and Eduardo Chirboga of Esmeralda Farms. They recently joined the Perfection group. At their booth at the FlowersExpo, they showed all kind of flowers, including Rice Flower (left). They are the only grower in Latin America producing it, and they produce it all year round.  
Anna Lisetska of Cicasia Vuelen. This Colombian companhy mainly supplies to Europe, the USA and Australia and is eager to grow on the Russian market.
Anna Lisetska of Cicasia & Vuelen. This Colombian companhy mainly supplies to Europe, the USA and Australia and is eager to grow on the Russian market.
Tetyana Dolynko of Grupo Andes. This Colombian farm grows roses on 8ha and carnations on 9ha and is eager to gain back the market share they lost in Russia. Russia used to be their main market, but due to the crisis, they like many others started to ship to other countries.
Tetyana Dolynko of Grupo Andes. This Colombian farm grows roses on 8ha and carnations on 9ha and is eager to gain back the market share they lost in Russia. Russia used to be their main market, but due to the crisis, they like many others started to ship to other countries.
Alejandro Ruis and Pablo Ruiz of Tuecaliflowers with their interpreter Pauline. They grow roses (8ha) and carnations (10ha) in the North of Bogota, Colombia. Besides Russia, their main markets are Europe, Japan and USA.
Alejandro Ruis and Pablo Ruiz of Tuecaliflowers with their interpreter Pauline. They grow roses (8ha) and carnations (10ha) in the North of Bogota, Colombia. Besides Russia, their main markets are Europe, Japan and USA.
Nicolas Montenegro Aremas of Redil Roses with interpreter Anna. They grow roses on 30ha and spray roses on 6ha and they are trying to recover in Russia. USA is and always has been there main market, but Russia remains important and Montenegro sees potential to grow.
Nicolas Montenegro Aremas of Redil Roses with interpreter Anna. They grow roses on 30ha and spray roses on 6ha and they are trying to recover in Russia. USA is and always has been there main market, but Russia remains important and Montenegro sees potential to grow.
German Lacouture Gutierrez of Milonga with interpreter Ksenia spread the risk after the crisis in Russia. It used to be their main export market, but they now divide their volumes over US, EUrope and Russia.
German Lacouture Gutierrez of Milonga with interpreter Ksenia spread the risk after the crisis in Russia. It used to be their main export market, but they now divide their volumes over US, EUrope and Russia.
Carmen Lucia Marquez Hernandez of Ball, Cristina Uricoechea of Asocolflores and Designer Pieter Landman in front of the Colombian Pavilion. Next month, Proflora will be held in Bogota, Colombia (Oct 2-3), organized by Asocoflores.
Carmen Lucia Marquez Hernandez of Ball, Cristina Uricoechea of Asocolflores and Designer Pieter Landman in front of the Colombian Pavilion. Next month, Proflora will be held in Bogota, Colombia (Oct 2-3), organized by Asocoflores.
The team of Eden Roses. Russia and Europe are the main markets for this Ecuadorian farm. They recently increased the acreage of their farm by 1ha (from 20 to 21ha) and by the end of the year, they will harvest 8 new varieties.
The team of Eden Roses. Russia and Europe are the main markets for this Ecuadorian farm. They recently increased the acreage of their farm by 1ha (from 20 to 21ha) and by the end of the year, they will harvest 8 new varieties.
Masashi Matsumura of Suntory Flowers and Monica Useche of Florigene, the Colombian farm where Suntory's carnations and Applause are being grown. They are presenting Applause for the first time at the FlowersExpo.
Masashi Matsumura of Suntory Flowers and Monica Useche of Florigene, the Colombian farm where Suntory's carnations and Applause are being grown. They are presenting Applause for the first time at the FlowersExpo.
Len Kapiteijn of Kapiteyn also visited the show.
Len Kapiteijn of Kapiteyn also visited the show.
Bett and interpreter Elizabeth of Flora Ola. This Nakuru (Kenya) based farm grows roses on 28 ha and summer flowers on 9ha. They mainly supply the auction and Russia is their fourth market, Since 2011, their flowers are being shipped to this market.
Bett and interpreter Elizabeth of Flora Ola. This Nakuru (Kenya) based farm grows roses on 28 ha and summer flowers on 9ha. They mainly supply the auction and Russia is their fourth market, Since 2011, their flowers are being shipped to this market.
Flower competition area.
Flower competition area.
The tulips at Panin Plant attracted the attention of many visitors.
The tulips at Panin Plant attracted the attention of many visitors.
Ekatarina Marino (interpreter) and Eduard Guillio of Prisma. They are eager to grow exports in this market.
Ekatarina Marino (interpreter) and Eduard Guillio of Prisma. They are eager to grow exports in this market.
The team of Ecuagarden. In 2015 Klaus Graetzer took over the farm of his father. After years of exporting to the US, he is eager to increase export to Russia and Europe. They grow roses on 22ha in Ecuador.
The team of Ecuagarden. In 2015 Klaus Graetzer took over the farm of his father. After years of exporting to the US, he is eager to increase export to Russia and Europe. They grow roses on 22ha in Ecuador.
Jose Merizalde and Andrey Druzenk of Merizalde Ramirez Flowers.
Jose Merizalde and Andrey Druzenk of Merizalde & Ramirez Flowers.
Juan Carlos Houdek and ANdrea Jaramillo of Floralstar. For 2 years now, they have the brand Andrea Roses. Europe and Russia are their main markets and they grow roses on 8ha in Cayambe, Ecuador.
Juan Carlos Houdek and ANdrea Jaramillo of Floralstar. For 2 years now, they have the brand Andrea Roses. Europe and Russia are their main markets and they grow roses on 8ha in Cayambe, Ecuador.
Klaus Wolf of Rosen Tantau presenting True Love, a new red variety for which Wolf sees a large potential to be grown in Russia. "The flower size is big, it has a dark red color, stem length 70-90cm, no problems with fungus, is big in summer time and has vase life of 10-12 days." It has been tested by several growers and everyone was positive, he explains.
Klaus Wolf of Rosen Tantau presenting True Love, a new red variety for which Wolf sees a large potential to be grown in Russia. "The flower size is big, it has a dark red color, stem length 70-90cm, no problems with fungus, is big in summer time and has vase life of 10-12 days." It has been tested by several growers and everyone was positive, he explains.
Marcelo Vallejo of De Ruiter Ecuador next to Rhoslyn, an exclusive variety. According to him, the option to buy flowers in the supermarkets and online lowers the quality and perception of the rose. "In Ecuador, we grow quality, but often this is not visible when flowers are damaged in the supermarket."
Marcelo Vallejo of De Ruiter Ecuador next to Rhoslyn, an exclusive variety. According to him, the option to buy flowers in the supermarkets and online lowers the quality and perception of the rose. "In Ecuador, we grow quality, but often this is not visible when flowers are damaged in the supermarket."
Elevated view of the show. In this part, mainly garden plants and supplies are being displayed. This area increased, when comparing with 2018.
Elevated view of the show. In this part, mainly garden plants and supplies are being displayed. This area increased, when comparing with 2018.
Elevated view of the show. In this part mainly the cut flower growers and exporters are presenting their products.
Elevated view of the show. In this part mainly the cut flower growers and exporters are presenting their products.
Colombian pavillion.
Colombian pavillion.
Dutch Pavillion.
Dutch Pavillion. 
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Federico Santa Cruz and Sofia CHandi of Everbloom. For this Ecuadorian farm, Russia is their main market and as the demand increased, they recently expanded their farm by 5ha, to 28ha. "We are here to to get answers on what varieties to grow."
Federico Santa Cruz and Sofia CHandi of Everbloom. For this Ecuadorian farm, Russia is their main market and as the demand increased, they recently expanded their farm by 5ha, to 28ha. "We are here to to get answers on what varieties to grow."
Fanny Enriques, Sofia Penaherrera and Lorena Panaherra of Sachaflor. This Ecuadorian farm wants to increase volumes to this country again.
Fanny Enriques, Sofia Penaherrera and Lorena Panaherra of Sachaflor. This Ecuadorian farm wants to increase volumes to this country again.
Ana Vaughan and Richard Vaughan of Singha Farms, one of their 3 farms (total 30ha) that are specialized in roses. At their farm in Medillin, they also grow hydrangeas. They sell their products worldwide and are eager to gain back the market share in Russia they lost.
Ana Vaughan and Richard Vaughan of Singha Farms, one of their 3 farms (total 30ha) that are specialized in roses. At their farm in Medillin, they also grow hydrangeas. They sell their products worldwide and are eager to gain back the market share in Russia they lost.
Luis Lopez of Anni Roses with translator Anna. This Ecuadorian grower grows roses on 18 ha and exports to RUssia, Europe and USA.
Luis Lopez of Anni Roses with translator Anna. This Ecuadorian grower grows roses on 18 ha and exports to RUssia, Europe and USA. 
Alvero Espinosa and Consuelo Burrera of Natalie. They are eager to grow again in this market.
Alvero Espinosa and Consuelo Burrera of Natalie. They are eager to grow again in this market. 
Diego Celandia of Turflor presenting their colorful Colombian grown carnations.
Diego Celandia of Turflor presenting their colorful Colombian grown carnations. 
Spray stock of BallSB attracted a lot of attention of the visitors. "They are surprised with the amount of flowers on the stem", Carmen Lucia Marquez Hernandez.
Spray stock of BallSB attracted a lot of attention of the visitors. "They are surprised with the amount of flowers on the stem", Carmen Lucia Marquez Hernandez.
Anna (interpreter and Martin Bedoya of Josarflor. This Ecuadorian grower feels that the situation in the market is improving.
Anna (interpreter and Martin Bedoya of Josarflor. This Ecuadorian grower feels that the situation in the market is improving. 
Diego Negrete of Negrete Star Roses. For 12 years, he is growing roses in the Cotopaxi province in Ecuador and 80% of his production goes to Russia. After some difficult years during the crisis in 2014-15 he is seeing the market improving. "Prices however are still low, but clients are more open to new things and products."
Diego Negrete of Negrete Star Roses. For 12 years, he is growing roses in the Cotopaxi province in Ecuador and 80% of his production goes to Russia. After some difficult years during the crisis in 2014-15 he is seeing the market improving. "Prices however are still low, but clients are more open to new things and products." 
Ecuadorian rose grower Xavier Beltran of Florecal showing the visitors the difference between the garden type roses (on the left) and the real garden roses (right). Their main market is in the US, but Russian is an important market too, about 15-18 percent of their roses go to this country.
Ecuadorian rose grower Xavier Beltran of Florecal showing the visitors the difference between the garden type roses (on the left) and the real garden roses (right). Their main market is in the US, but Russian is an important market too, about 15-18 percent of their roses go to this country.
Vladimir and Anna, the Russian representatives of Agrocoex with Valdives, wo is based in Ecuador, where the farm is.
Vladimir and Anna, the Russian representatives of Agrocoex with Valdives, wo is based in Ecuador, where the farm is. 
Luis Cadavid of Flowers House Group. The company first started as a flower import business in Russia, focusing on Ecuadorian flowers. Later, they opened two brokerage companies, one in Ecuador and one in Colombia. Then, they stated growing flowers themselves in Ecuador and Colombia.
Luis Cadavid of Flowers House Group. The company first started as a flower import business in Russia, focusing on Ecuadorian flowers. Later, they opened two brokerage companies, one in Ecuador and one in Colombia. Then, they stated growing flowers themselves in Ecuador and Colombia. 
Father (middle) and sons Britto of EBF Cargo. Recently, they now also have a vacuum cooling serves, the first company in Ecuador that can provide this service, they say.
Father (middle) and sons Britto of EBF Cargo. Recently, they now also have a vacuum cooling serves, the first company in Ecuador that can provide this service, they say. 
Margaria Useche of Multiflora, a Colombian flower farm that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.They grow several flowers at their 40ha farm and their main product is the carnation. Russia is their second main market after Japan.
Margaria Useche of Multiflora, a Colombian flower farm that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  They grow several flowers at their 40ha farm and their main product is the carnation. Russia is their second main market after Japan. 
Gabriela Flores and intrerpreter Elena if Miracle Gardens presenting their Ecuadorian grown standard and garden roses. Russia is their main market, with nearly half of their production going to this country. They also supply more contries in the world, like all over Europe, US, and Canada.
Gabriela Flores and intrerpreter Elena if Miracle Gardens presenting their Ecuadorian grown standard and garden roses. Russia is their main market, with nearly half of their production going to this country. They also supply more contries in the world, like all over Europe, US, and Canada. 
Carlos Sanchez and Carlos Nevada of Tessa Corp. They grow roses in Ecuador and supply 50 percent of their products to Russia. They see the demand increasing, not only from Russia, but from Europe and the US as well and therefore decided to expand the farm by 12 ha, to 114 ha. In April 2020 the first flowers will be harvested.
Carlos Sanchez and Carlos Nevada of Tessa Corp. They grow roses in Ecuador and supply 50 percent of their products to Russia. They see the demand increasing, not only from Russia, but from Europe and the US as well and therefore decided to expand the farm by 12 ha, to 114 ha. In April 2020 the first flowers will be harvested. 
Denis Kolpakov and Svetland Kobzar of Da!Rosa. In Spring 2018, they started to import plants from the EU and is increasing the number of plants over the last year. "In turn, we also need more people and more space. And we are currently working on that", he says.
Denis Kolpakov and Svetland Kobzar of Da!Rosa. In Spring 2018, they started to import plants from the EU and is increasing the number of plants over the last year. "In turn, we also need more people and more space. And we are currently working on that", he says. 
Nancy Mueke, Maria (interpreter), and Irene Njeru of MZurrie Flowers after a break back at the FlowersExpo to present their Kenyan grown flowers. They are eager to increase their volumes to this market and they see good potential to do so.
Nancy Mueke, Maria (interpreter), and Irene Njeru of MZurrie Flowers after a break back at the FlowersExpo to present their Kenyan grown flowers. They are eager to increase their volumes to this market and they see good potential to do so. 
Robert Quak of SQ Flora, Farah Samji and Ariff Samji of AAA Growers. Robert established SQ Flowers in May 2018 and consolidates flowers from Kenya and the Netherlands and sends them to the Middle East. AAA Growers grows roses in Kenya and send about 26 percent of their production volume to Russia. According to Farah, there is good potential for Kenyan flowers in this market. "More people are looking for alternatives to Ecuadorian roses and see that Kenyan flowers are getting better.
Robert Quak of SQ Flora, Farah Samji and Ariff Samji of AAA Growers. Robert established SQ Flowers in May 2018 and consolidates flowers from Kenya and the Netherlands and sends them to the Middle East. AAA Growers grows roses in Kenya and send about 26 percent of their production volume to Russia. According to Farah, there is good potential for Kenyan flowers in this market. "More people are looking for alternatives to Ecuadorian roses and see that Kenyan flowers are getting better. 
Hezron Gatimy and Corne Kotze of Morgan Cargo. Over the years, they kept on growing on this market.
Hezron Gatimy and Corne Kotze of Morgan Cargo. Over the years, they kept on growing on this market. 
Raymond Jair Salazar with interpreter Daniela representing three Ecuadorian companies; Santa Clara, Imperial Flowers, and Rosifranc Flowers.
Raymond Jair Salazar with interpreter Daniela representing three Ecuadorian companies; Santa Clara, Imperial Flowers, and Rosifranc Flowers. 
Carmen Lucia Marquez Hernandez of BallSB and designer Pieter Landman promoting the dryable flowers like gypsophila, limonium and statice. At their booth, they also showed 'simple' bouquet designs that 'everyone can make'. "With these bouquets, one brings the garden inside." Besides, they are also promoting other summer flowers and showing the long vase life they have.
Carmen Lucia Marquez Hernandez of BallSB and designer Pieter Landman promoting the dryable flowers like gypsophila, limonium and statice. At their booth, they also showed 'simple' bouquet designs that 'everyone can make'. "With these bouquets, one brings the garden inside." Besides, they are also promoting other summer flowers and showing the long vase life they have.
The team of Greenhouse Complex Podosinki, a 9 ha Russian rose farm. They are growing Dutch varieties and sell them all over Russia. Currently, they are replanting 3 ha with new and existing varieties. Next year, they will replant their next varieties.
The team of Greenhouse Complex Podosinki, a 9 ha Russian rose farm. They are growing Dutch varieties and sell them all over Russia. Currently, they are replanting 3 ha with new and existing varieties. Next year, they will replant their next varieties.
Gran Basjes of Kordes Roses presenting a variety that is still on code - a pink 80cm stem rose that is getting brighter when it matures. Several of their varieties are already commercially grown by Russian growers, like Red Eagle, a red variety that sharply increased in demand among the Russian growers over the last three years. And more varieties are being trialed at Russian growers at the moment. Since June 18, this German breeder has a show greenhouse at Dmmen Orange in den Kwakel, the Netherlands.
Göran Basjes of Kordes Roses presenting a variety that is still on code - a pink 80cm stem rose that is getting brighter when it matures. Several of their varieties are already commercially grown by Russian growers, like Red Eagle, a red variety that sharply increased in demand among the Russian growers over the last three years. And more varieties are being trialed at Russian growers at the moment. Since June 18, this German breeder has a show greenhouse at Dümmen Orange in den Kwakel, the Netherlands.
Gran Basjes over the moon with the new variety, still on code.
Göran Basjes over the moon with the new variety, still on code. 
For the second time after a 4-year break, Sian Roses is back at the FlowersExpo and this year with a Kenyan themed booth. In the picture: Yvonne Chelegat. For this Kenyan rose farm, Russia is bexoming an increasingly important market. The highlight at their booth are spray roses, it is 80% of what they display.
For the second time after a 4-year break, Sian Roses is back at the FlowersExpo and this year with a Kenyan themed booth. In the picture: Yvonne Chelegat. For this Kenyan rose farm, Russia is bexoming an increasingly important market. The highlight at their booth are spray roses, it is 80% of what they display.  
Irina Beresina of PrinTack.
Irina Beresina of PrinTack. 
Adries Cohu of Soparco, one of the few non-local plastic container manufacturers. Due to the taxes and the increase of local manufacturers it becomes challenging to grow in this marketa s a foreign company, he explains.
Adries Cohu of Soparco, one of the few non-local plastic container manufacturers. Due to the taxes and the increase of local manufacturers it becomes challenging to grow in this marketa s a foreign company, he explains.
Elena Terskaya and Julia Wolfschmidt of Wolfschmidt with Jeroen de Kuijer of Brandkamp. In Russia, Wolfschidt is the representative company for Brandkamp, Benary, PAC and Kientzler.
Elena Terskaya and Julia Wolfschmidt of Wolfschmidt with Jeroen de Kuijer of Brandkamp. In Russia, Wolfschidt is the representative company for Brandkamp, Benary, PAC and Kientzler.  
Florist competition: Judges grading the arrangements.
Florist competition: Judges grading the arrangements. 
Kientzler varieties at the booth of Wolfschmidt, their representative in Russia.
Kientzler varieties at the booth of Wolfschmidt, their representative in Russia.
Varieties of Benary at the booth of their representative in Russia; Wolfschmidt.
Varieties of Benary at the booth of their representative in Russia; Wolfschmidt. 
Gareth Minton and Aivars Mirseps of David Austin Roses. According to Mirseps, Russians are fond of garden roses.
Gareth Minton and Aivars Mirseps of David Austin Roses. According to Mirseps, Russians are fond of garden roses. 
Eyal Inbar and Rima Ben David of Hishtil at the booth of Podere Luen, the company that represents Hishtil in Italy. They root the cuttings of Hishtil and sell them, also to Russia.
Eyal Inbar and Rima Ben David of Hishtil at the booth of Podere Luen, the company that represents Hishtil in Italy. They root the cuttings of Hishtil and sell them, also to Russia. 
The booth of Podere Luen. Next to Hishtil's cuttings, Podere Luen also roots the cuttings of Danziger.
The booth of Podere Luen. Next to Hishtil's cuttings, Podere Luen also roots the cuttings of Danziger.  
Gleb Demin and Damien Cabaret of Meilland presenting their cut roses as well as their latest pot rose introduction Zepeti Meibenbino (pictured on the booth's wall). In June, during the FlowerTrials, they've introduced this variety in the Netherlands at MNP Flowers and are now showing it at the FlowersExpo for the first time.
Gleb Demin and Damien Cabaret of Meilland presenting their cut roses as well as their latest pot rose introduction Zepeti Meibenbino (pictured on the booth's wall). In June, during the FlowerTrials, they've introduced this variety in the Netherlands at MNP Flowers and are now showing it at the FlowersExpo for the first time. 
Jose Azout of Alexandra farms in front of the flower arrangement that is made by the Moscow Flower School.
Jose Azout of Alexandra farms in front of the flower arrangement that is made by the Moscow Flower School. 
The Davis Austin Garden Roses of Alexandra farms attract a lot of attention of the visitors. And tons of pictures were taken at their booth.
The Davis Austin Garden Roses of Alexandra farms attract a lot of attention of the visitors. And tons of pictures were taken at their booth. 
Antonina Gavrsina and Jose Azout of Alexandra farms. Jose is holding Piano, one of their best-selling flower varieties. Special about this variety is the round shape of the flower and the side shoots. In total 60 varieties were on display, something Jose is very proud of. "We started out with 7 varieties and after 13 years of selecting, we are now able to show 60 varieties."
Antonina Gavrísina and Jose Azout of Alexandra farms. Jose is holding Piano, one of their best-selling flower varieties. Special about this variety is the round shape of the flower and the side shoots. In total 60 varieties were on display, something Jose is very proud of. "We started out with 7 varieties and after 13 years of selecting, we are now able to show 60 varieties." 
A new trial that Alexandra Farms is thinking of planting. "Some love it and some hate it", says Jose. Therefore, he is curious what you think about it. Do you like it or not? Vote for it by sending an email to info@alexandrafarms.com.
A new trial that Alexandra Farms is thinking of planting. "Some love it and some hate it", says Jose. Therefore, he is curious what you think about it. Do you like it or not? Vote for it by sending an email to info@alexandrafarms.com
Taking designing to the next level: Making an arrangement blindfolded. (John Elstgeest blindfolding Mark Frank)
Taking designing to the next level: Making an arrangement blindfolded. (John Elstgeest blindfolding Mark Frank)
Jaime Rodriguez and Helena Mate de Rodriguez of Jaroma Roses grow roses in Colombia. Before 2015, around 50 percent of their volumes were shipped to Russia, then after the crisis, it went down to 15 percent and they are now at 25 percent. "In 2 years, we hope to be back at 50 percent again."
Jaime Rodriguez and Helena Mate de Rodriguez of Jaroma Roses grow roses in Colombia. Before 2015, around 50 percent of their volumes were shipped to Russia, then after the crisis, it went down to 15 percent and they are now at 25 percent. "In 2 years, we hope to be back at 50 percent again."
Alberto Bermudez and Jorge Ortega of Matina Flowers. According to Ortega, the Russian market is recovering, the prices however, aren't. "It has become a more regular market - not as booming, with high prices, as it was. But still, it remains an important market for all with a lot of potential to grow."
Alberto Bermudez and Jorge Ortega of Matina Flowers. According to Ortega, the Russian market is recovering, the prices however, aren't. "It has become a more regular market - not as booming, with high prices, as it was. But still, it remains an important market for all with a lot of potential to grow." 
Anna Cadena, Carolina Reciscos and Luis Carlos Bautista of Panalpine at the Colombian pavillion.
Anna Cadena, Carolina Reciscos and Luis Carlos Bautista of Panalpine at the Colombian pavillion. 
Donald Delfino and Filippo Vigo of Podere Luen, the representative company of Hishtil and Danziger in Italy.
Donald Delfino and Filippo Vigo of Podere Luen, the representative company of Hishtil and Danziger in Italy. 
Sander Visser of Leja, a garden rose farm in Poland.
Sander Visser of Leja, a garden rose farm in Poland. 
Translator Anara, Peter Nederhof and Nadya Zhuykova of Selecta one. Their booth is presenting the new Sky varieties of Selecta one. "NightSky is a well-known variety in Russia and we now we want to draw the attention to the other new Sky-types."
Translator Anara, Peter Nederhof and Nadya Zhuykova of Selecta one. Their booth is presenting the new Sky varieties of Selecta one. "NightSky is a well-known variety in Russia and we now we want to draw the attention to the other new Sky-types." 
The NightSky at the booth of Selecta one.
The NightSky at the booth of Selecta one. 
Richard Cayeux of Cayeux, a French exporter and breeder of Irises. The company is a family company owned by the fifth generation and they supply their flower bulbs to Europe, USA and Russia. After winning an award for one of their varieties (Ravissant) in 2010, they started to export to Russia in 2011. In France, they have 20 ha of Irises.
Richard Cayeux of Cayeux, a French exporter and breeder of Irises. The company is a family company owned by the fifth generation and they supply their flower bulbs to Europe, USA and Russia. After winning an award for one of their varieties (Ravissant) in 2010, they started to export to Russia in 2011. In France, they have 20 ha of Irises. 
Eric Renault of Renault, part of Plant Export - a cooperation consisting of French breeders and growers established to export to Russia. The following companies are part of the cooperation: Hydrangea breeder Chauvin, Chrysanthemum breeder Sauve, hydrangea paniculata breeder Renault, Perennial breeder Maison Barrault, a group of French Nurserymen Plandorex and Chastel.
Eric Renault of Renault, part of Plant Export - a cooperation consisting of French breeders and growers established to export to Russia. The following companies are part of the cooperation: Hydrangea breeder Chauvin, Chrysanthemum breeder Sauve, hydrangea paniculata breeder Renault, Perennial breeder Maison Barrault, a group of French Nurserymen Plandorex and Chastel. 
Julio Valenzuela and Tatiana Ermolaeva of Sisapamba. This Ecuadorian farm started to export to Russia 6 years ago and is increasing their volumes every year. Currently, 15 percent of their volume is exported to Russia. Besides fresh flowers, they also sell tinted roses, bouquets and preserved flowers. In total, they have 170 rose varieties, 22 garden rose varieties.
Julio Valenzuela and Tatiana Ermolaeva of Sisapamba. This Ecuadorian farm started to export to Russia 6 years ago and is increasing their volumes every year. Currently, 15 percent of their volume is exported to Russia. Besides fresh flowers, they also sell tinted roses, bouquets and preserved flowers. In total, they have 170 rose varieties, 22 garden rose varieties. 
The huge teddy bear made out of roses at the booth of Russian rose grower Mokshan Roses, drew the attention of many visitors.
The huge teddy bear made out of roses at the booth of Russian rose grower Mokshan Roses, drew the attention of many visitors. 
Wim Steeghs of Signify introducing their new lamp to the Russian market, named TopLight Compact. It is a substitute for the HPS lamp with similar light level and around 40% energy saving.
Wim Steeghs of Signify introducing their new lamp to the Russian market, named TopLight Compact. It is a substitute for the HPS lamp with similar light level and around 40% energy saving.
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.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Bryan Tadalla, Anna Semenco and Javier Mantilla of Much Flowers. In the picture the tinted Gypsophila, a product that is starting to attract more and more attention, according to Mantilla.Besides Gyps, Much flowers also grows alstroemerias and since one year, they supply roses as well, as they bought a rose farm.
Bryan Tadalla, Anna Semenco and Javier Mantilla of Much Flowers. In the picture the tinted Gypsophila, a product that is starting to attract more and more attention, according to Mantilla.Besides Gyps, Much flowers also grows alstroemerias and since one year, they supply roses as well, as they bought a rose farm.
Santiago Luzuriaga of BellaRosa and Rose Connection. This Ecuadorian rose grower brought around 20 new varieties to the show. Besides standard roses, they are also eager to increase the exports of tinted and preserved roses.
Santiago Luzuriaga of BellaRosa and Rose Connection. This Ecuadorian rose grower brought around 20 new varieties to the show. Besides standard roses, they are also eager to increase the exports of tinted and preserved roses. 
Evgeny Kozich of JMP Flowers. This Polish orchid, anthurium and rose grower (mainly orchids) was also showcasing their Trolley concepts for supermarkets.
Evgeny Kozich of JMP Flowers. This Polish orchid, anthurium and rose grower (mainly orchids) was also showcasing their Trolley concepts for supermarkets.
Part of the team of BiFlorica,an International Online Flower Exchange
Part of the team of BiFlorica,  an International Online Flower Exchange
Also the roses of Kenyan grower Mt Elgon Orchards were on display.
Also the roses of Kenyan grower Mt Elgon Orchards were on display.
Naren and Ravi Patel of Subati Flowers. They are one of the Kenyan growers with probably the longest history in shipping flowers to Russia. They started 12 years ago with the first flowers and have increased their shipments to this country ever since.
Naren and Ravi Patel of Subati Flowers. They are one of the Kenyan growers with probably the longest history in shipping flowers to Russia. They started 12 years ago with the first flowers and have increased their shipments to this country ever since. 
Bellalinda Brick, a variety of Continental Breeding, grown by Subati Flowers in Kenya won the gold medal in the category Spray Rose.
“Bellalinda Brick”, a variety of Continental Breeding, grown by Subati Flowers in Kenya won the gold medal in the category Spray Rose.
Andrew Hardy and Arun Mishra of Salimar Mahee. They expor to Russia for over 7 years and see the exports growing. "From 70-80cm, the demand slowely shifted to 40-50cn", says Mishra.
Andrew Hardy and Arun Mishra of Salimar Mahee. They expor to Russia for over 7 years and see the exports growing. "From 70-80cm, the demand slowely shifted to 40-50cn", says Mishra.
Humberto Robozhin and Cesar Guerra of Luxus Blumen persenting their varieities at the Pro Ecuador booth.
Humberto Robozhin and Cesar Guerra of Luxus Blumen persenting their varieities at the Pro Ecuador booth.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of ZAR Roses grows roses on 13 ha and mainly exports them to the US, followed by Russia, then Europe.
Carlos Xavier Vallejo of ZAR Roses grows roses on 13 ha and mainly exports them to the US, followed by Russia, then Europe.
a Kravchenko of Florisol proudly presenting Magnum, "Our biggest chrysanthemum we have"
a Kravchenko of Florisol proudly presenting Magnum, "Our biggest chrysanthemum we have"
The Ecuadorian Pavillion.
The Ecuadorian Pavillion.
Looking over the alstroemerias.
Looking over the alstroemerias.
The wall of roses at the Ecuadorian pavillion attracted (like every year) a lot of attention of the visitors. It was a great background for pictures.
The wall of roses at the Ecuadorian pavillion attracted (like every year) a lot of attention of the visitors. It was a great background for pictures.
Madel Ronquilo and Roberto Espin of Ecoflor. This Chile-Ecuadorian company bought this Ecuadorian farm, with 30 years of experience in growing roses, last February and named it Ecoflor. They grow roses on 14ha and have 11ha in production.
Madel Ronquilo and Roberto Espin of Ecoflor. This Chile-Ecuadorian company bought this Ecuadorian farm, with 30 years of experience in growing roses, last February and named it Ecoflor. They grow roses on 14ha and have 11ha in production. 
Jose Javier Palleres of Greenrose next to Toffee, an exclusive variety grown by just a few Ecuadorian growers. Greenrose has the biggest ha of it and was also the first grower of it. According to Palleres, the demand in the market is really good. Their Russia is their second main export market, after USA and followed by Europe.
Jose Javier Palleres of Greenrose next to Toffee, an exclusive variety grown by just a few Ecuadorian growers. Greenrose has the biggest ha of it and was also the first grower of it. According to Palleres, the demand in the market is really good. Their Russia is their second main export market, after USA and followed by Europe.
David Espinosa talking with a client.
David Espinosa talking with a client.
Hello!
Hello!
Gustavo Montejo of Ecuadorian farm Royal Flowers.
Gustavo Montejo of Ecuadorian farm Royal Flowers.
Busy at the booth of Logiztik Alliance.
Busy at the booth of Logiztik Alliance.
Diego Acosta, Santiago Serreno and Bryan Salazar of Ecoroses. About a third of their production goes to Russia and over the years, they have seen the demand for shorter roses increasing. However, they see the Russian economy going up and therefore hope that they will start buying long roses again.
Diego Acosta, Santiago Serreno and Bryan Salazar of Ecoroses. About a third of their production goes to Russia and over the years, they have seen the demand for shorter roses increasing. However, they see the Russian economy going up and therefore hope that they will start buying long roses again.
Interpreter Julia and Elizabeth Pantoja of Flores Verdes. Their main markets are the US and Europe, but they see their volumes to Russia increasing.
Interpreter Julia and Elizabeth Pantoja of Flores Verdes. Their main markets are the US and Europe, but they see their volumes to Russia increasing.
Tamara Diaz and Liliana Vargas of Kuehne + Nagel Ecuador at their booth at the Colombian pavillion. According to Dia, it has been a challenging summer as the demand for flowers in Russia - due to the hot weather - was low.
Tamara Diaz and Liliana Vargas of Kuehne + Nagel Ecuador at their booth at the Colombian pavillion. According to Dia, it has been a challenging summer as the demand for flowers in Russia - due to the hot weather - was low.
Yegbuieni Beglin of Saftec Cargo. This Ecuadorian Cargo Company offers consolidation services and aroun 60 percent of their shipments go to Russia.
Yegbuieni Beglin of Saftec Cargo. This Ecuadorian Cargo Company offers consolidation services and aroun 60 percent of their shipments go to Russia.
Carlos Martinez, Anastasia Starodubtseva and Leonid Tapia of Rosas Del Corazon.
Carlos Martinez, Anastasia Starodubtseva and Leonid Tapia of Rosas Del Corazon.
The Ecuadorian Pavillion.
The Ecuadorian Pavillion.
The rose varieties of rose breeder NIRP.
The rose varieties of rose breeder NIRP. 
Brothers Danies of Milagro presenting their new company image for the second time at the FlowersExpo. On top of that, they are increasingly offering more products they grow on exclusivity.
Brothers Danies of Milagro presenting their new company image for the second time at the FlowersExpo. On top of that, they are increasingly offering more products they grow on exclusivity. 
Varieties of HilverdaFlorist.
Varieties of HilverdaFlorist.
Doris Guerra and Peter van der Deijl of Qualisa.
Doris Guerra and Peter van der Deijl of Qualisa.
Meetings at Coming Up Roses Kenya.
Meetings at Coming Up Roses Kenya.
Busy at the booth of Grand Flowers Group, a logistic Russian company.
Busy at the booth of Grand Flowers Group, a logistic Russian company.
Daria Stefantseva and Vasily Kulaev of Potted. They sell flowers and plants from the Dutch auction and ship it al over Russia directly to flower shops. Logistics are complicated in Russia and therefore, hopes are high for this new concept.
Daria Stefantseva and Vasily Kulaev of Potted. They sell flowers and plants from the Dutch auction and ship it al over Russia directly to flower shops. Logistics are complicated in Russia and therefore, hopes are high for this new concept.
Lots of Succulents at Fadak Plants.
Lots of Succulents at Fadak Plants.
The team of Russian rose farm World of Flowers.
The team of Russian rose farm World of Flowers.
Cristina Albuja and David Buitron of Edana Floralba.
Cristina Albuja and David Buitron of Edana Floralba.
Next year, the second of Expo Flor Ecuador 2020 will be held in Quito, Ecuador. It is an event that is being held every 2 years.
Next year, the second of Expo Flor Ecuador 2020 will be held in Quito, Ecuador. It is an event that is being held every 2 years.
Alex Hernandez and Anna Tirskaya of Impex.
Alex Hernandez and Anna Tirskaya of Impex.
Natalsiya Pykanovo and David Espinosa with their beautiful children.
Natalsiya Pykanovo and David Espinosa with their beautiful children.
Tjerk Veening and Bart Tesselaar from Knst introduced the their Florinca Mojito for the first time in Russia. They are curious to find out how it will be picked up in this market.
Tjerk Veening and Bart Tesselaar from Könst introduced the their Florinca Mojito for the first time in Russia. They are curious to find out how it will be picked up in this market.
Arjen Vlasmans, representative of The Ruiter Innovations for the East-European market, notices flowers from Africa are doing well in Russia.
Arjen Vlasmans, representative of The Ruiter Innovations for the East-European market, notices flowers from Africa are doing well in Russia.
Julia Prokofeva from AmsoniA. AmsoniA is a well known bulbsupplier in the Russian market that is already supplying Russian tulp and lily growers over 15 years now.
Julia Prokofeva from AmsoniA. AmsoniA is a well known bulbsupplier in the Russian market that is already supplying Russian tulp and lily growers over 15 years now.
Natalia Dymowa, Alena Hryschevich and Lidia Tubabaeva. All tree ladies are of Greneth Plants and Straathof. The two companies recently joined forced.
Natalia Dymowa, Alena Hryschevich and Lidia Tubabaeva. All tree ladies are of Greneth Plants and Straathof. The two companies recently joined forced.
Director of IPP Poland Jacek Przybysz together with Vadim Mamvt, Eva Melich Pander and the Director of IPP Holland Jan Hendrik Aufderhaar.
Director of IPP Poland Jacek Przybysz together with Vadim Mamvt, Eva Melich Pander and the Director of IPP Holland Jan Hendrik Aufderhaar.
Lyana Odinokaja, account manager for Central- and East-Europe at Dillewijn Zwapak.
Lyana Odinokaja, account manager for Central- and East-Europe at Dillewijn Zwapak.
Warja Abrosimova and Bas van Mourik from Dekker Chrysanten.
Warja Abrosimova and Bas van Mourik from Dekker Chrysanten.
Danny van Uffelen from grower group Zentoo together with Arnold Koek from export company EffiFlora.
Danny van Uffelen from grower group Zentoo together with Arnold Koek from export company EffiFlora.
The opening of the Flower Expo Moscow 2019.
The opening of the Flower Expo Moscow 2019.
Scissors ready to open the fair
Scissors ready to open the fair
Speech about Ecuador participants.
Speech about Ecuador participants.
Speech from the Colombian participants.
Speech from the Colombian participants.
Meeuwes Brouwer, Agricultural Councellor for Moscow, Russia and Kazachstan, delivering a speech at the opening ceremony.
Meeuwes Brouwer, Agricultural Councellor for Moscow, Russia and Kazachstan, delivering a speech at the opening ceremony.
  
Nadezhda Grigorieva, general director of GreenExpo Exhibition Company and the Director of the FlowersExpo.
Nadezhda Grigorieva, general director of GreenExpo Exhibition Company and the Director of the FlowersExpo.
Officially opened.
Officially opened.
A true flowerdress.
A true flowerdress.
Nina of OZ Export together with a Russian customer.
Nina of OZ Export together with a Russian customer.
The ladies of OZ Planten, Moniek Brouwer and Elena Heinen.
The ladies of OZ Planten, Moniek Brouwer and Elena Heinen.
On the right Tamara Elstgeest of Beekenkamp together with a customer.
On the right Tamara Elstgeest of Beekenkamp together with a customer.
At the left the translator of SV.CO together with Raimond of SV.CO and two visitors out of Iran who came to visit the Expo.
At the left the translator of SV.CO together with Raimond of SV.CO and two visitors out of Iran who came to visit the Expo.
Selfie time!
Selfie time!
The Gerbera heart at the stand of Florein Gerbera was a real eye catcher.
The Gerbera heart at the stand of Florein Gerbera was a real eye catcher.
Patty and Reinier Zuidgeest of Florein Gerbera holding their Gerbera heart.
Patty and Reinier Zuidgeest of Florein Gerbera holding their Gerbera heart.
Jeroen Boom from Decorum with his growers, Henk de Jong, Jaap Moerman, Dick de Kooij, Ronald Olsthoorn and Hans van Leeuwen, together with a hostess.
Jeroen Boom from Decorum with his growers, Henk de Jong, Jaap Moerman, Dick de Kooij, Ronald Olsthoorn and Hans van Leeuwen, together with a hostess.
The two salesman of Deliflor at the left and the right; Rob Storm en Jeroen Steenbergen and in the middle the translators Nick Babykov and Daria Kruglova.
The two salesman of Deliflor at the left and the right; Rob Storm en Jeroen Steenbergen and in the middle the translators Nick Babykov and Daria Kruglova.
The Ebby and the Ebby Yellow of Deliflor. There was a lot of interrest in this novelty of Deliflor according to Jeroen.
The Ebby and the Ebby Yellow of Deliflor. There was a lot of interrest in this novelty of Deliflor according to Jeroen.
This is the Pizarro of Deliflor wich was introduced last week.
This is the Pizarro of Deliflor wich was introduced last week.
Translator at the booth of BM Roses Tatiana.
Translator at the booth of BM Roses Tatiana.
Kees van der Meij and Timmo Draaisma of Kbol together with their translator Julia Pryadko. Timmo and Kees said that the business is good and growing steadily. They are more than satified about the FlowersExpo.
Kees van der Meij and Timmo Draaisma of Kébol together with their translator Julia Pryadko. Timmo and Kees said that the business is good and growing steadily. They are more than satified about the FlowersExpo.
The sales people of Vannova having a conversation with some visitors.
The sales people of Vannova having a conversation with some visitors.
Antonio dos Santos of Havatec together with Natalya Novihova of Nova Agro.
Antonio dos Santos of Havatec together with Natalya Novihova of Nova Agro.
Antonio dos Santos of Havatec, Natalia Novihova of Hoba Agro and the Russian grower Andrew Reznik.
Antonio dos Santos of Havatec, Natalia Novihova of Hoba Agro and the Russian grower Andrew Reznik.
Tino Rikker of Hamifleurs joined the FlowersExpo as well.
Tino Rikker of Hamifleurs joined the FlowersExpo as well.
Some interested visitors at the booth of Holland Bulb Market.
Some interested visitors at the booth of Holland Bulb Market.
Ruud van Leeuwen, Svetlana Kuranova, Juriaan Weerheim and Lianne van Londen of Summit Gerbera with two boxes filled with Gerberas. The Summit is sold a lot in Russia as well, so they told.
Ruud van Leeuwen, Svetlana Kuranova, Juriaan Weerheim and Lianne van Londen of Summit Gerbera with two boxes filled with Gerberas. The Summit is sold a lot in Russia as well, so they told.
Ted van Dijk and Perivar Braat of Dmmen Orange together with their translator on the left, Maria Zhukova.
Ted van Dijk and Perivar Braat of Dümmen Orange together with their translator on the left, Maria Zhukova.
This is the painted Pina Colada of Dmmen Orange. It is loved because it's easy to transport and has a good shelf life aswell.
This is the painted Pina Colada of Dümmen Orange. It is loved because it's easy to transport and has a good shelf life aswell.
Erik Lommerse of Nord Lommerse Flower Bulb Group together with translator Anastasia Sikidina.
Erik Lommerse of Nord Lommerse Flower Bulb Group together with translator Anastasia Sikidina.
Marvin Grootendorst of Evanthia joined the booth of Nord Lommerse for the first time. Evanthia wants to introduce their genetics in the Russian market.
Marvin Grootendorst of Evanthia joined the booth of Nord Lommerse for the first time. Evanthia wants to introduce their genetics in the Russian market.
Willem and Wim Boon of Boon Export together with their translator Alisa Kitova.
Willem and Wim Boon of Boon Export together with their translator Alisa Kitova.
Alisa with her personal favorit the Tulipa Gudozhnik Double.
Alisa with her personal favorit the Tulipa Gudozhnik Double.
Wlodzmierz Grajek and Jan de Klerk of Flowerportal. As you can see the stand was pretty crowded.
Wlodzmierz Grajek and Jan de Klerk of Flowerportal. As you can see the stand was pretty crowded. 
Everybody at the booth of Chrysal was busy.
Everybody at the booth of Chrysal was busy.
Yvet Bosma and Maria Bernhard of Phaelenopsis grower Bernhard standing with their brand Elegant.
Yvet Bosma and Maria Bernhard of Phaelenopsis grower Bernhard standing with their brand Elegant.
Again Maria Bernhard and Yvet Bosma, here at the booth of Voorn Spray Roses. The lady on the right is Maria Aristova.
Again Maria Bernhard and Yvet Bosma, here at the booth of Voorn Spray Roses. The lady on the right is Maria Aristova.
Visitors just loved to get a nice picture with these roses.
Visitors just loved to get a nice picture with these roses.
Here we got Hartmut Pein 'mister cutroses' of the company Rosen Tantau, Marcel van Vemde of HilverdaFlorist, and Ziad Allen and Klaus Wolf, both from Rosen Tantau as well.
Here we got Hartmut Pein 'mister cutroses' of the company Rosen Tantau, Marcel van Vemde of HilverdaFlorist, and Ziad Allen and Klaus Wolf, both from Rosen Tantau as well.
That must have been a good picture.
That must have been a good picture.
Santiago Giraldo of Enigma Flowers Isral together with his colleague from Holland, InesaGrytsanova.
Santiago Giraldo of Enigma Flowers Israël together with his colleague from Holland, Inesa  Grytsanova.
As usual there were many people making pictures and videos at the shows of the Flower Circus.
As usual there were many people making pictures and videos at the shows of the Flower Circus.
John Elstgeest of the Flower Circus with some nice roses.
John Elstgeest of the Flower Circus with some nice roses.
Egidijus Kunigiskis of Astra Fund was very content with the Flower Expo. According to him, lot of new faces were visiting the Expo.
Egidijus Kunigiskis of Astra Fund was very content with the Flower Expo. According to him, lot of new faces were visiting the Expo.
The team of FEX bv: Dace, Kiril, Fil, Vitalij and (also) Vitalij.
The team of FEX bv: Dace, Kiril, Fil, Vitalij and (also) Vitalij.
Must be hard to catch the entire bunch from that close.
Must be hard to catch the entire bunch from that close.
Anton Schneider from Schneider youngpants, second left, together with the whole team of Russian partner company Paccada.
Anton Schneider from Schneider youngpants, second left, together with the whole team of Russian partner company Paccada.
The stand of Schneider and Paccada.
The stand of Schneider and Paccada.
General Director of Greenhouse ltd. Babicheva Evgenia together with her chief agronomist Matirniy Anatoliy.
General Director of Greenhouse ltd. Babicheva Evgenia together with her chief agronomist Matirniy Anatoliy.
People having a good time at the stand of the Flower Circus.
People having a good time at the stand of the Flower Circus.
Making pictures of some flower art.
Making pictures of some flower art.
Sergey Khokhrin and Wilco Verkuil of Philips/Signify.
Sergey Khokhrin and Wilco Verkuil of Philips/Signify.
Alice Serbova of Floratruck. Flowertruck offers logistic solutions which they can provide all over the world.
Alice Serbova of Floratruck. Flowertruck offers logistic solutions which they can provide all over the world.
Alexander Burmistrov of Gavita and Peter Barendsen of Oreon sealing a deal.
Alexander Burmistrov of Gavita and Peter Barendsen of Oreon sealing a deal.
Alexander and Peter once more.
Alexander and Peter once more.
Andrew Reznik together with his daughter Irina, who joined her father on the expo to promote Atena. Atena is a well known tulip grower in Russia, which produces over 12 milion tulips every year.
Andrew Reznik together with his daughter Irina, who joined her father on the expo to promote Atena. Atena is a well known tulip grower in Russia, which produces over 12 milion tulips every year.
Ruud Klasens, Julia Pogor and Hennie Brockhoff of Schreurs.
Ruud Klasens, Julia Pogor and Hennie Brockhoff of Schreurs.
People at the booth of Haakman having a good time. On the picture: Dick Haakman, Yuri Petryckko and Elena Maltseva of Haakman Flowerbulbs together with their customer, Yulia Tichakova and Nicolaas Slagter.
People at the booth of Haakman having a good time. On the picture: Dick Haakman, Yuri Petryckko and Elena Maltseva of Haakman Flowerbulbs together with their customer, Yulia Tichakova and Nicolaas Slagter.
Larisa Cheznokoshikina of Florexim.
Larisa Cheznokoshikina of Florexim.
The booth of Avrora Flowers was pretty busy.
The booth of Avrora Flowers was pretty busy.
Wouter Jongkind and Olga Rumiliotis of Royal van Zanten standing behind a beautiful flowerbed.
Wouter Jongkind and Olga Rumiliotis of Royal van Zanten standing behind a beautiful flowerbed.
Olga Kukonosova of Welyflor together with a customer.
Olga Kukonosova of Welyflor together with a customer.
Artyom Eghoyan and Oksana Belyhova of grower Mokwahchue, showing a beautiful teddy bear made of red roses.
Artyom Eghoyan and Oksana Belyhova of grower Mokwahchue, showing a beautiful teddy bear made of red roses.
- This teddy bear, obviously, was a real eye cather.
- This teddy bear, obviously, was a real eye cather.
The two brothers of Quimbiamba, Edgar and Jose, together with their translator Velen Gonzalez.
The two brothers of Quimbiamba, Edgar and Jose, together with their translator Velen Gonzalez.
Edison Benalgazar of Olimpo Flowers presenting his roses.
Edison Benalgazar of Olimpo Flowers presenting his roses.
At the right Daria Quinones of the Q.Art Company visiting the Flower Expo with here mother Elena.
At the right Daria Quinones of the Q.Art Company visiting the Flower Expo with here mother Elena.
Diana Warodnaya of Ecualand Farms
Diana Warodnaya of Ecualand Farms
Gisela Guerrero of Greenrose talking to one of the customers. On the right translator Tijkistan Sadberg
Gisela Guerrero of Greenrose talking to one of the customers. On the right translator Tijkistan Sadberg
Roman Mikheyev of Prestige Consulting
Roman Mikheyev of Prestige Consulting
Nikolay of Foxy Roses, together with Bolivov Gonzalez, a customer of Foxy Roses.
Nikolay of Foxy Roses, together with Bolivov Gonzalez, a customer of Foxy Roses.
A visitor making some photos
A visitor making some photos
Visitors just loved the huge South-American roses.
Visitors just loved the huge South-American roses.
Abby Wang of Taiwan Flowers joined the expo as well. Taiwan flowers is a platform in Taiwan that helps growers in Taiwan to do business in Russia.
Abby Wang of Taiwan Flowers joined the expo as well. Taiwan flowers is a platform in Taiwan that helps growers in Taiwan to do business in Russia.
Sol Alejandra of Agro Miranda amazed everyone with the lovely Anthuriums from Ecuador.
Sol Alejandra of Agro Miranda amazed everyone with the lovely Anthuriums from Ecuador.
Almaz Ganiev representing the two companies IncoFlowers and Fresh Logistics, here having a conversation with a Russian grower about transport possibilities.
Almaz Ganiev representing the two companies IncoFlowers and Fresh Logistics, here having a conversation with a Russian grower about transport possibilities.
The crew of IPHandlers, Martin Mazhalns, Tatiana Graham and Eduard Eveleens together with hiw wife Kateriana. Once again IPHandlers was one of the sponsors of the expo and every visitor wore a keycord with their name on it.
The crew of IPHandlers, Martin Mazhalns, Tatiana Graham and Eduard Eveleens together with hiw wife Kateriana. Once again IPHandlers was one of the sponsors of the expo and every visitor wore a keycord with their name on it.
The logistics provider for Kenia, Colombia and Ecuador Champion was also on the expo and was represented by Edwin Herrandes, Lana Khuzoshvili, Fernando Rodriguez and Nelson Morales.
The logistics provider for Kenia, Colombia and Ecuador Champion was also on the expo and was represented by Edwin Herrandes, Lana Khuzoshvili, Fernando Rodriguez and Nelson Morales.
Olga Gerasimova, Alexander Dodonov and Daria Shakirova of Koppert. Alexander notices the number of Russian growers that want to control their pest biologically is growing.
Olga Gerasimova, Alexander Dodonov and Daria Shakirova of Koppert. Alexander notices the number of Russian growers that want to control their pest biologically is growing.
Andrey Darrydenko and Maria Mkhailiukova of Deforche Construct promoted their foil greenhouses and glass greenhouses.
Andrey Darrydenko and Maria Mkhailiukova of Deforche Construct promoted their foil greenhouses and glass greenhouses.
Gert Heideveld together with his translator Tatiana Pluzhnikova.
Gert Heideveld together with his translator Tatiana Pluzhnikova.
Elena Galitsyna (middle) of Nieuwkoop Europe having a conversation with some customers.
Elena Galitsyna (middle) of Nieuwkoop Europe having a conversation with some customers.
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Ferida Isayeva and Anastasia Konarek. Both ladies are from Step Systems, a distibutor of all kinds of measuring equipment for soil, water and climate.
Ferida Isayeva and Anastasia Konarek. Both ladies are from Step Systems, a distibutor of all kinds of measuring equipment for soil, water and climate.
Valentina Kraibel of Reimann promoted the different shading solutions for in the greenhouse.
Valentina Kraibel of Reimann promoted the different shading solutions for in the greenhouse.
Promystas and Marina of Elburg Smit were present with their eco friendly pots. They notice that little by little the Russian market gets more interested in these kind of products.
Promystas and Marina of Elburg Smit were present with their eco friendly pots. They notice that little by little the Russian market gets more interested in these kind of products.
Some happy visitors just loving these roses.
Some happy visitors just loving these roses.
Maxim Sarychev and Siarhej Prokopik. Both men are from Amina, a producer of all kinds of pots and trays.
Maxim Sarychev and Siarhej Prokopik. Both men are from Amina, a producer of all kinds of pots and trays.
Marketing Manager Alla Titievskaya of Zao Rusinhim, whcih among others presented their brand Bona Forte.
Marketing Manager Alla Titievskaya of Zao Rusinhim, whcih among others presented their brand Bona Forte.
A view at the exhibition floor
A view at the exhibition floor
Elena of Van de Putte Nurseries from Belgium. Elena is the agent for Eastern Europe and Russia.
Elena of Van de Putte Nurseries from Belgium. Elena is the agent for Eastern Europe and Russia.
Treegrower Lorberg was also present and represented by Sophia, Sergey and Ilya. Lorberg grows trees in Moscow and Berlin.
Treegrower Lorberg was also present and represented by Sophia, Sergey and Ilya. Lorberg grows trees in Moscow and Berlin.
Stephan, Nadja and Damir of Mayer were present to promote the potting machines.
Stephan, Nadja and Damir of Mayer were present to promote the potting machines.
Makhail Kuznetsov of Agbina, a dealer of seeds and substrates.
Makhail Kuznetsov of Agbina, a dealer of seeds and substrates.
The award ceremony of the Russian Florist Cup 2019.
The award ceremony of the Russian Florist Cup 2019.
Posing please.
Posing please.
Some happy participants.
Some happy participants.
Edgar Llosquare, Kate Ekaterina Marina and Eduardo Guillio of Prisma. Prisma is a Colombian rose grower which grows over 45 different varieties.
Edgar Llosquare, Kate Ekaterina Marina and Eduardo Guillio of Prisma. Prisma is a Colombian rose grower which grows over 45 different varieties.
Jakov Sheinkman and Lev Sheinkman of Dolina came all the way from Isral to promote their products.
Jakov Sheinkman and Lev Sheinkman of Dolina came all the way from Israël to promote their products.
Lovely lady with lovely roses.
Lovely lady with lovely roses.
Patricio Ruiz of Ceres Farms with, among others, their painted roses.
Patricio Ruiz of Ceres Farms with, among others, their painted roses.
A nice bed of tulips.
A nice bed of tulips.
Nany Santin of Floricola Irose standing next to a beautiful piece of rose art.
Nany Santin of Floricola Irose standing next to a beautiful piece of rose art.
In the middle Fanny Enriquez of Sacha Flora together with her daughters Sofia Penaherraraz (left) and Lorena Enriquez.
In the middle Fanny Enriquez of Sacha Flora together with her daughters Sofia Penaherraraz (left) and Lorena Enriquez.
Some Alstroemeria, Magnum and Mondial together with Explorer.
Some Alstroemeria, Magnum and Mondial together with Explorer.
Anna Tirshaya of IMPEX standing next to her favorite roses.
Anna Tirshaya of IMPEX standing next to her favorite roses.
This is the White Scarlet Ohara of IMPEX.
This is the White Scarlet Ohara of IMPEX.
Roses roses and some more roses everywhere
 Roses roses and some more roses everywhere
People really loved this floral peacock - piece of art.
People really loved this floral peacock - piece of art.
 
Snap.
Snap.
A pretty bouquet at the booth of Hamifleurs.
A pretty bouquet at the booth of Hamifleurs.
Even though it was 25 degrees outside there was room for some christmas feeling.
Even though it was 25 degrees outside there was room for some christmas feeling.
 
 
The team of Maori posing for the picture. Maori is a well known logistics company wich helps out customers all over Eastern Europe.
The team of Maori posing for the picture. Maori is a well known logistics company wich helps out customers all over Eastern Europe.
 

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