• Kenya's cut rose’s prices are temporarily down

    by Market Insider

    Thursday, 22 Sep. 2016

    The prices were actually quite good this month, but they are now dropping", says Yogeesh Basavarajappa, farm manager at Florenza, a Kenyan rose farm that grows 13 varieties of standard roses in a 16ha greenhouse.    Read More

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  • China's flower industry keeps on growing

    by Market Insider

    Tuesday, 20 Sep. 2016

     In July of 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture published the 2015 National Flower Statistics. In 2015, China's flower total production area amounted to 1,305,500 hectares, an increase of 2.77% over 1,270,200 hectares in 2014; the growth rate of which is slightly lower than that of 2013.   Read More

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  • Tehran has plans to install Dutch-style flower auction clock

    by Market Insider

    Friday, 16 Sep. 2016

    In 2006, the Iran Trade Promotion Organization (EPO) approved the launch of four flower markets in Tehran (Islamshahr), Markazi (Mahallat), Khuzestan (Dezful) and Mazandaran (Tonekabon). Ten years on and construction of the warehouses/logistics hubs is underway with the one in Tehran expected to be completed next Read More

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  • Esmeralda Farms may discontinue operations in Ethiopia

    by Market Insider

    Thursday, 15 Sep. 2016

    We will probably not continue with our flower operations in Ethiopia", says Loui Hooyman, CEO of Esmeralda Farms. Their Ethiopian location was severely hit by protesters over the last few weeks. Read More

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  • Flower farms targeted by Ethiopia Anti-Government Protesters

    by Market Insider

    Tuesday, 06 Sep. 2016

    At least four flower farms in Ethiopia were attacked in the past few days. The extent of the damage is still unclear. Read More

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