The Netherlands Vietnam Horti Business Platform (NVHBP) together with its members Ridder, Onings Holland Flowerbulbs, Kenlog, KP Holland, Koidra, and KoKoFi were present at the HortEx 2023. During the exhibition, they received their partners in the booth and meet new potential partners.
On Thursday 2 March, the platform hosted the seminar ‘Bringing the Vietnamese horticulture sector to the next level by applying sustainable horticulture solutions which support in adapting to the climate change’. Firstly, the coordinators of NVHBP Ms. Mai Hong and Ms. Mirjam Boekestijn introduced NVHBP. Thereafter, Mr. Arjen Janmaat (Ridder) explained more about how to make your greenhouse greener in terms of sustainability and profitability. Then we dived into the future through the presentation of Ms. Hang (Koidra) about autonomous growing. Our last speaker, Mr. Paul Onings, talked about lily cultivation in practice in Vietnam.
The platform also joined the field visit to Da Lat on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 February which was organized by the Netherlands Embassy in Vietnam. The companies Phong Thuy farm, Dalat Hasfarm, NguyenLong mushroom company, and Langbiang farm were visited. A network reception on Monday evening was hosted at Greenbox. On Tuesday, the group had a courtesy visit to the People Committee of Lam Dong province.