After the totally booked ‘Vegetation via Sea’ Convention that happened the day gone by, the IFTF opened its doorways this morning. The 3-day exhibition is in its twelfth version, web hosting just about 300 exhibitors from over 25 international locations and business guests from over 115 international locations.

Exhibition flooring. 

Flower via Sea Convention 
The passion in delivery plant life via sea has been expanding for a number of years now, and because of this, the group of the IFTF, HPP Exhibitions, made up our minds to deliver to existence the ‘Vegetation via Sea Convention.’ After a a hit version all through the IFTEX in Nairobi, Kenya, ultimate June, every other version happened the day gone by and attracted a big and global target market around the provide chain. Other key avid gamers which can be these days immediately or not directly concerned within the flower business of Kenya and Colombia were introduced in combination in a panel and interacted via Q&A’s during the members within the target market.

The panel on the Vegetation via Sea Convention. 

“It’s been an unbelievable kick-off to the exhibition week, with large attendance,” says Jeroen van der Hulst of FlowerWatch and one of the vital panelists when reflecting at the three-hour convention. “All 400 to be had seats had been totally booked, and there have been nonetheless 200 other people at the ready record. This massive passion presentations that the business sees the prospective and that they’re desperate to discover the alternatives and able to come across the demanding situations. The huge and sure comments has been extraordinarily motivating to us.”

Hopes are prime, and in step with Van der Hulst, the business is in an overly promising startup section. “Sea freight will surely get a proportion out there. It isn’t just a extra sustainable and lower-cost possibility, however it additionally opens up alternatives  to achieve new markets and send several types of plant life, some which can be in most cases too mild or heavy for air freight.”

Getting into new markets is likely one of the large alternatives for Kenyan growers, he explains “China, Japan, america, and Australia, for instance, are markets which can be these days now not being shipped to that a lot because of the restricted area and prime airfreight costs, however delivery via sea could make the alternate.”

Even for Colombia, a rustic that has been supplying plant life via sea for a few years with volumes expanding yr via yr, there may be nonetheless a lot to realize because it has the prospective for use via extra growers of a wide variety of vegetation. “Chrysanthemum grower El Capiro, for instance,  is a grower who’s effectively delivery massive volumes via sea. 90% in their plant life are being shipped via sea, and all through the convention, Carlos Uribe mentioned that their 10,000th container might be shipped in January 2023, saving them hundreds of airfreights.”

The FloralDaily sales space at IFTF

Seek advice from the FloralDaily sales space at IFTF!
With FloralDaily, now we have a sales space at the IFTF and stay up for assembly you there. We also are swirling round with our cameras on the display. Come and consult with us at our stand (D1.22) to proportion horticulture information, to get a Purchaser’s Information only for a talk, or ship an e mail to ensure your exhibition information will get printed.

On Monday, we will be able to publsih our picture record, beneath a small preview:

John Kowarsky and Amnon Zamir presenting the Cargolite idea, now additionally to be had in Ecuador. 


Paul Molina and Daniel Gomez of Naranjo roses presenting their unique selection Naranjo, bred via DeRuiter and ntroduced on the Expo Flor Ecuador. This can be a giant headed oranje variet that  assists in keeping the colour. 

Brothers Juan and Alejandro Echiverri of Aromas Farms, a 25ha farm rising hydrangeas. On the display the had been presenting a number of new types

For more info:
World Floriculture Business Honest

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