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Florists see rising demand for custom funeral flower arrangements

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Survey data derived from Dutch flower auction FloraHolland’s ‘Florists Panel’ suggests that personalized funeral flower arrangements are increasingly in demand. Spending is simultaneously down as people more often opt for cremations, and demand for mourning flowers is shifting accordingly, German and British florists indicate.   More urn burials in Germany lead to less demand for […]

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The ‘Tree of Life’: February’s favored Garden Plant

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

In February most gardens are still hibernating and there is little sign of green growth. It’s a safe bet that your garden would benefit from a dose of ‘green vitamins’, however. So we are putting Thuja (Tree of Life) at the top of the list this month!   Meet the Garden Plant of the Month […]

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February’s House Plant of the Month: the Primula!

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Each month we choose a Houseplant of the month in collaboration with our partners and in February 2015 that is the houseplant Primula (Primula Obconica). You can also join in with the Houseplant of the month campaign on your shop floor. This is really easy with…

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Dutch media jury chooses ‘Balcony and Terrace Plant of the Year 2015’

Saturday, December 27th, 2014
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A jury of Dutch media professionals has selected next year’s ‘Balcony and Terrace Plant of the Year’, during the FLORALIES Netherlands event earlier this year. The winners are…

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Florint & Fleuramour: a dream floristry weekend!

Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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International Florist Organisation Florint and Fleuramour have come together to offer a unique florist experience in Belgium from 26-29 September 2014, combining Florint’s Second Member’s Congress in Brussels and Fleuramour’s yearly event in Alden Biesen.

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Kenyan cut flowers likely face EU tax as of October

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Talks between the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union about the signing of a trade deal have resulted in a stalemate. An extension of the duty-free access to the EU market which Kenyan flowers currently enjoy, has thereby unfortunately become very unlikely.   As a result of the failed negotiations, the flower sector […]

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Member news

French Floristry Championship 2014: September 27-29!

Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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The 43rd National French Floristry Cup – or Coupe de France des Fleuristes, as they more eloquently put it locally – will be held on 27, 28 and 29 September 2014 in Tours, during floriculture trade fair Salon Novafleur.   The principal theme for this year’s championship will be “the Christmas festivities”. The nine florist […]

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Chrysal International and Florint join forces!

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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International florist organisation Florint and Chrysal International have signed an agreement to cooperate on several projects, which aim to raise awareness among florists of optimising flower quality and of increasing consumer satisfaction among flower buyers.   The two parties will exchange information and work together on a number of projects and activities throughout Europe. Both […]

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Kenyan cut flowers likely face EU tax as of October

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Talks between the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union about the signing of a trade deal have resulted in a stalemate. An extension of the duty-free access to the EU market which Kenyan flowers currently enjoy, has thereby unfortunately become very unlikely.   As a result of the failed negotiations, the flower sector […]

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Export value of Dutch flora up to June: 1.2% higher

Monday, July 14th, 2014
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The first five months of the year 2014 have not been bad for Dutch flower and plant traders: export value up to June amo.The first five months of the year 2014 have not been bad for Dutch flower and plant traders: export value up to June amo.The first five months of the year 2014 have […]

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