December 10, 2018

The 9th edition of IFTF opened its doors in Vijfhuizen

On the picture H.E. Mr. Jean Pierre Karabaranga, the ambassador of Rwanda to the Netherlands with Rwanda’s participants during the International Floriculture Trade Fair 2018. From left to right: Mr. Victor Omuga, Marketing Manager of Bella Flowers, Madam Sadrine Urujeni, Deputy CEO for the National Agricultural Export Development Board of Rwanda, H.E. Mr. Jean Pierre Karabaranga and Mr. Shungo Harada, Managing Director of Bloom Hills. The International Floriculture Fair opened its doors from 7th to 9th of November. 

With a new record high number of exhibitors this year, the IFTF exhibition grew 15% in size and living up to its name of being world’s biggest and most important trade exhibition for international flower growers and buyers that participate from all over the world, including Rwanda. 

International Floriculture Forum (IFF)

IFTF hosted the 2nd edition of the International Floriculture Forum (IFF) on the eve of the fair. High level key-note speakers shared their views with the audience on major ongoing and upcoming changes in the international trade, logistics and product innovations. Over 200 people attended the Forum and participated actively in the discussions. A very interesting start of a Floral Trade Week.

Bella Flowers, Bloom Hills and Floramatt are the main growers in Rwanda participating this year IFTF and are facilitated by a collaboration of the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in the Netherlands and the National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB).

 

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