Flores El Capiro S.A., Colombia, wins Aiph International Grower of the year 2017

Flores El Capiro S.A., Colombia, is the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) 2017. The coveted Gold Rose winner is one of the largest chrysanthemum growers and container exporters in Colombia and indeed the world. Delivering flowers to customers using pioneering sea freight and innovative packaging, its container packed…

Colombian flowers color Jamaican events

«Many exotic flowers are grown on this island, but everything that cannot be grown here needs to be imported», says Nicola McGrath of Jamaican wholesale company The New Greenhouse. Many flowers are used for weddings and funerals in Jamaica, and the majority of their flowers originate from Colombia. For over a decade, they purchased their flowers…

Proflora: Colombian flower industry on the rise

he growth of the Colombian floriculture industry is remarkable, but it’s the country’s potential growth that really turns heads. That becomes clear when visiting Proflora. This year, the Netherlands is the country guest of honor in the show. Colombia and the Netherlands are closely connected, explained Marjolijn Sonnema, Director General Agro and Nature of the…

Colombian flowers return to market with hi profile campaign

The Colombian flower industry, which is showcasing its wares at Proflora 2017 in Bogotá from 4 – 8 October, will be launching  a brand new, UK wide, marketing campaign in September to remind florists and wholesalers why buying Colombian flowers is best. Run under the direction of Asocolflores, the association of Colombian flower growers and with funding from the Ministry of Agriculture, the…