Special Year Overview

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This was the final month of the year

In our last publication of the year we'll look back on the last month of the year. Kicking off with the GrowTech photo report and looking forward to next years projects - here we go.        Central Asia is ramping up the greenhouse acreage Photo report: GrowTech Eurasia 2018 With Russia willing to buy most of the produce and import taxes being very favorable thanks to government support, Central Asia is ramping up…

Mexico and Vegas in the spotlight in November

n November we had the chance to dive into two fastgrowing markets. Whilst many Mexican greenhouse companies are expanding their enterprises and talked about it during the Expo AgroAlimentaria, the industry also united at Las Vegas for the MJBizCon. After the cannabis legislation in Canada, horticulture…

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Exhibition time in October

It only seems like a week ago that the Canadian Greenhouse Conference finished - but it was October for sure. And more happened that month. The rise of the Russian glasshouse industry became clear when new numbers were published, as well as a recap of the rise of the industry.  Seed meets Technology Niche event unites the seeds industry Last week the fifth edition…

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New varieties spotted in September

Remember the days when a snack tomato wasn't a thing? Ever since the small tomato industry has been growing like crazy, breeders, growers and traders are on the lookout for the next It Product. In September we've put a lot of focus on various specialties, novelties and other products. Here's the recap.  At breeder…

special year overview August

Tomatoes for free in August

initiative goes viral Pick up for free: 6 million snack tomatoes  "Offered for free: six million snack tomatoes. The taste is perfect, but due to the ongoing heat they are slightly wrinkled and a bit dented. Therefore we cannot sell them under our Tommies brand, nor sell them to the supermarket. " Tomato woes across European market  Historically speaking tomato…

Year overview July

Indoor farming topic of discussion after Dutch farm bankruptcy

When being built it was the largest rooftop farm in Europe. Last July, the Dutch rooftop farm UF De Schilde was declared bankrupt. It sprung a discussion about the viability of indoor farming. Also we had Cultivate, GPEC and the Hydroponic Farmers Conference.  Klaas van Egmond, Delphy: "Robot to tell growers when plants get…

special year overview June

Horticulture shows cooperative and innovative spirit in June

After a fire devestated the RedHat Co-op packing facilities, fellow growers and farmers stepped up to help the company do the packing work - that's the spirit. And of course June was month of the GreenTech. Horticulture united in Amsterdam and launched many novelties. We did a re-cap.    The quest for knowledge in indoor farming and new crops Soy,…

Going vertical in May and introducing Next Generation Growing solutions

May traditionally kicked off with the Indoor Ag-Con. For the sixth time, the industry united in Las Vegas to discuss expansion plans, new crops and of course food safety. In May also we published many articles about Next Generation Growing - using our resources to the best. Make sure you didn't miss any…

April 17th - April 30st

Upscaling in horticulture

The greenhouse vegetable production has seen a massive scale increase. This goes for Netherlands specifically, but for greenhouse vegetable companies in general as well. In April we've published several articles about this and showed you some expanding projects causing this up scaling. number of growers decreased by 85 percent Ten farms…

Year overview April 1st - April 16th

Growers looking for new opportunities

Wow we're back at April already. Remember how on the Northern hemisphere the days were getting longer, whilst the South was gearing up for winter? Well, let's not discuss that, let's see what happened in the greenhouse industry this month. Ontario greenhouse grower gains presence in cucumber category  Since 2015, NatureFresh Farms…

special year overview March

Automation is key in horticulture

"Labour costs of concern to Spanish growers", read our publication in March 2018 - but this is not of concern just to Spanish growers. The whole horticultural industry is coping with labour shortages. Fortunately we also published on some automation novelties that month. Take a peak and see if you…

Year overview Feb 19th - March 1st

February: sing along to the tomato song

In the second part of February Dutch growers announced how they are coping with virus problems. On the other hand, only the day after, the harvest of the first 100% LED-lighted tomatoes were celebrated at nursery Lans. And let's not forget the tomato song the Norwegian growers with Lauvsnes Gartneri…

Video: New developments in indoor growing

Priva's CEO Meiny Prins shares the following important announcement: "When we look at the indoor growing business, we see a lot of developments going on. And there’s one major innovation we've been secretive about for quite some time. An innovation that affects Priva, and our role in the world of indoor growing. Today,…

special year overview Feb 1st - Feb 29th

News from Berlin in February

February started cold - but with some very interesting news as well. Mastronardi Produce, Stoffels Tomatoes, La-Palma and Perfection Fresh unitedly announced to participate in the Toma'Muse concept   Mastronardi Produce, Stoffels Tomatoes, La-Palma and Perfection Fresh Grower quartet throws weight behind Toma'Muse concept Next week on the Fruit Logistica a remarkable…

Year overview Jan 17th - Feb 1st

New markets on the radar in January

Will it be Croatia, will it be Central Asia, will it be Georgia or Kazachstan? In our January publications we shared a lot of information with you on upcoming markets. Also of course we published a lot on new products helping you grow. Here's a recap of the month - also including the IPM tech specs!    Croatia - the next big…

Year over view Jan 1st - Jan 16th

Expansion thrift at the start of 2018

We've published quite a few articles on expansions at the beginning of the year. Remember Agrokultura & Beekenkamp? But there was more going on. Cannabis, for example, entered Europe when Danish tomato grower Alfred Pedersen announced a new joint venture. Here's a recap - also recalling the tornado…

The major happenings in a row

Special Year Overview

Ho ho ho ho! It is almost that time of the year again and being in full holiday spirit already, we will start with our Special Year Overview today. In this special, we will look back at 2018 and we will highlight the most important news that impacted the industry. New greenhouses, events, shows, technical novelties & all other relevant news…


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