Nominations for the Dutch Flower Awards 2021 Announced

September 9, 2021 Dutch Flower Group

For 18 years, Dutch Flower Group (DFG) has presented the Dutch Flower Awards every November. In 2020, the event was canceled due to COVID-19 and, as a token of appreciation, DFG has symbolically presented a ‘Big thank you award’ to all their growers and suppliers.

Marcel Zandvliet is New Chairman of Dutch Flower Foundation

February 17, 2021 Dutch Flower Group

The Board of Dutch Flower Foundation has appointed Marcel Zandvliet, Marketing and Sustainability chief (CMO/CSO) at Dutch Flower Group, as its new chairman, with effect from 1 January 2021.

Waterdrinker, OZ Planten and Hamiplant Join Forces to Become Dutch Plant Group

November 17, 2020 Dutch Flower Group

As of 11 November 2020 Waterdrinker will join forces with OZ Planten and Hamiplant (both part of Dutch Flower Group) to form the Dutch Plant Group. By sharing knowledge and international network of plant breeders and growers, Dutch Plant Group aims to accelerate the flow of innovative new products from the breeding process to end markets.

Dutch Flower Group: Improving Wild Harvesting Practices and Transparency in the Floral Chain

October 22, 2020 Dutch Flower Group

For many years, Dutch Flower Group (DFG) is committed to make the floral chain more sustainable, through several initiatives like Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI). Wild harvesting of foliage or decorative greens is currently out of scope within the FSI sustainable sourcing guidelines, because none of the approved certification schemes makes allowance for wild harvesting practices.

Dutch Flower Group Welcomes New Partner In Airflo

August 26, 2020 Dutch Flower Group

Dubai based perishable logistics company Q7 Air Cargo is to acquire an interest in the Dutch holding company of Airflo, the specialised perishable logistics group of companies with operations in Kenya and the Netherlands.