Previous

Horticulture and Propagation Materials


The Dutch horticultural sector is a global trendsetter supplying markets all over the globe, as well as being a leading innovator in greenhouse technology. 

The Dutch horticulture sector is the undisputed international market leader in flowers, plants, bulbs and reproductive material and the number three exporter in nutritional horticulture products. It forms the heart of an international network for floriculture, bulbs, and decorative trees as well as fruit and vegetables. 

A significant contribution to the country’s prosperity
The challenges faced in establishing sustainable urban population centres are often related to basic human needs such as food and shelter. Supplies of vital resources such as water, food and energy must be secured and this requires smart thinking and creative solutions. The systems that were designed over centuries to deal with this set of circumstances in the Netherlands now offer prime export possibilities to countries dealing with resource shortages. Dutch horticulture is a global trendsetter and is concentrated in six clusters, called Greenports, where businesses and research institutes work closely together on production, R&D, logistics, infrastructure, and exports. Horticulture makes a significant contribution to the country’s prosperity, through the considerable volumes and sheer quality of production, as well as via technological innovations. These include intelligent greenhouses that can float on water, robot fruit pickers, innovative energy-saving lighting, water and waste recycling, and greenhouses that generate more energy than they consume and feed power to the grid.

Source Holland Trade and Invest

Add this FactCard to your website

Is the information on this FactCard relevant to your audience?

Feel free to share this FactCard on your website. This is very easy and will enhance the service level to your visitors.

Simply check the preview, copy the embed code, paste it in your website and you are done!

Preview and embed this FactCard
Next

Research

Top Sectors

Research

Logistics

Research

Agri-food

Research

High Tech

Research

Chemicals

Related Decks

Favorites Close

Share your favorite factcards via email

Favorites:

Embed Close

Add it to your site

              
                  <iframe id="cc8ec570-fed0-11e8-90b8-005056ba61af" onload="var a=this.src.split('/');this.contentWindow.postMessage('init,' +  this.id,a[0] + '//' +a[2]);window.addEventListener('message', function(e){var b=e.data.split(',');if(b[0]==this.id){this.height=b[1];}}.bind(this), false);" src="https://factcards.nl/embed/card/327/horticulture-and-propagation-materials/" width="100%" style="border:none;"></iframe>
              
            

Preview