• Keep UK cut flower and plant industry flourishing

    by Market Insider

    Monday, 05 Dec. 2016

    Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) is calling on the UK Government to support the UK cut flower and plant industry as it faces tough challenges in the wake of the decision to leave the European Union.  Read More

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  • South African exporters eager to expand in USD markets

    by Market Insider

    Thursday, 01 Dec. 2016

    "The exchange rate is what makes the industry challenging at the moment" Read More

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  • World Floriculture Map 2016: equator countries gathering speed

    by Market Insider

    Friday, 25 Nov. 2016

    Rabobank’s 2016 World Floriculture Map, published in cooperation with Royal FloraHolland, highlights some key global trends in the very diverse floriculture sector. Colombia, Kenya, Ecuador and Ethiopia—have passed the share of the Netherlands in 2015 and now account for 44% in global cut flower exports. Read More

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  • Logistics must ensure a smooth ride for Africa’s flower industry

    by Market Insider

    Tuesday, 22 Nov. 2016

    It is estimated that for the African flower exporters, particularly those in Kenya, the cost of logistics is anywhere between 40 to 60 percent of the total cost.  Read More

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  • Ecuador joins the EU's trade agreement with Colombia and Peru

    by Market Insider

    Friday, 18 Nov. 2016

    On 11 November 2016, the EU, its member states, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru signed the protocol of accession of Ecuador to the EU's free trade agreement with Colombia and Peru. This signature followed the decision by the Council to sign and provisionally apply this protocol.  Read More

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