During the 2016 International Flower Trade Expo in Kenya (IFTEX) show held 8 to 10 June, two Royal FloraHolland Awards were awarded. They were handed out to the winners during the reception for customers, growers and relationships in the 'House of Opportunities'.
In cooperation with the Dutch Embassy in Kenya, Royal FloraHolland hosted a colorful cocktail reception where handed two Awards were handed to growers.
The Achievement Award 2016, which was new this year, went to rose grower Timaflor. This special Award is based on commitment and reliability.
Simon van der Burg of Timaflor has been a loyal member of Royal FloraHolland and a very good ambassador. The Grower of the year Award 2015 went to Kariki Farm. This is based on their performance regarding Innovation.
Kariki Farm is working adapted the Kaizen way of working in all their working processes which aligns perfectly with the Lean methodology within Royal FloraHolland.
Both the winning growers, Timaflor and Kariki Farms work with flower packing company Fresco Flowers which is located in Aalsmeer.
With over ten years in operation, Fresco Flowers boasts a proactive team that understands the needs and interests of growers. Their core business is committed around continuous improvement in terms of range, quality and sales of roses. The company's technological platform enables them to integrate all business processes involved till the rose reaches the customer.
For more information on Fresco Flowers, Visit www.frescoflowers.nl or follow on twitter: @frescoflowers1