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FloralDesign Edition

New! In March 2013 the perfect addition to the theme “Craft techniques in floral design” will appear.

Gregor Lersch FLORAL CRAFTSMANSHIP No.2
Tied arrangements. Bouquets for all seasons.
Contemporary bridal bouquet techniques.

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Indega

For nearly all member companies the International Plant Fair (IPM) in Essen at the beginning of the year is the most important platform for making new contacts and getting to know existing and potential customers. Thus the number of companies appearing at the fair and presenting their company in the various sections of the IPM is substantial.

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Indega

Since the beginning of December Lehei tree nursery (Bad Zwischenahn) is not only a new member of INDEGA, it is also the first tree nursery to apply for membership. At the general meeting the membership application was approved by a large majority.

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Indega

At the general meeting of INDEGA, Manfred Klunke, the head of the committee on hail insurance, gave a lecture that aroused much attention. He described certain developments in German horticulture over the last ten years. For some it will no doubt come as a surprise to hear that the horticulture association in only one Bundesland, namely Rhineland, saw an increase in the area under greenhouses.

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Messe Essen

According to Eurostat, the imports of cut flowers into the EU have risen in the first half of 2012 compared with the same period in the previous year.
The largest importer of cut flowers, the Netherlands, has raised its import values from South America and Africa by approx. 10 %.
Furthermore, the direct imports by Germany have increased by 10 % in the first half of 2012, primarily from the African countries Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Messe Essen

The economic crisis is not shaking the European flower and plant markets to any essential degree. The EU continues to be the largest producer worldwide with over 40 % of the global revenue and the most intensive consumer of flowers and plants with 500 million Europeans. However, there is a need for greater efforts in order to achieve market growth in Europe which will, at least, follow the inflation and compensate for the falling demand in the crisis countries in Southern Europe.

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