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  • Autonomous Greenhouse
  • Energy
  • Human Capital
  • Indoor Farming
  • Supply Chain
  • Water
Ter laak daylight kas

The Daylight Greenhouse

In addition to top-quality Phalaenopsis, Dutch family-owned company Ter Laak puts sustainable innovation high on the agenda. In 2018, working with partners including Priva and Stolze Installatietechniek, the company established the very first “Daylight Greenhouse” covering an area of over five hectares.

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Uday Bath Koppert Biological

‘Indian horticulture is booming’

Indian greenhouse horticulture is expanding at a rapid pace. And the ceiling has not yet been reached: the government wants to double farmers’ income by 2022 , which can be achieved by increasing productivity. According to Uday Bhat of Koppert India, a number of challenges still need to be overcome to achieve this, particularly in the areas of logistics and energy.

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Edwin & Damion

‘Lots of interest in innovative horticultural technology in the Gulf region and beyond’

Damion Schwarzkachel and Edwin Vanlaerhoven from Certhon feel the possibilities for making the population eat healthier and turning the world into just that little bit more of a beautiful place with the help of modern greenhouse horticulture are literally endless. Also in markets outside of the current growth regions, like the Gulf region and South East Asia.

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SIlvia Xu Signify

‘High-tech suppliers have to prove themselves in China’

Chinese greenhouse horticulture is developing rapidly: investors and governments are eager to set up new companies. This offers a wealth of opportunities for Dutch suppliers. But according to Sylvia Xu from Signify, these opportunities are not just there for the taking.

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Gert Dral

‘The Netherlands must continue to innovate, otherwise China will overtake us’

The Chinese central government has now, for the second time in their five-year plan, named the agricultural sector as a focus sector, with a strong emphasis on high-tech solutions. The policy is aimed at increasing the country’s own food production, and thus reducing its dependence on foreign markets.

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Ridder Arjen Janmaat

‘The Indian government needs to steer growers in the right direction’

India has long been the promised land for food production, but there are still big steps to be taken in the field of food safety and food security. This is all happening far too slowly, according to Arjen Janmaat of Ridder.

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Bas Duijvestijn

‘Technology can mean a lot for the Gulf region’

Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects is a renowned greenhouse builder that delivers turn-key greenhouse projects worldwide. The company has its own R&D department and develops, among other things, new cultivation systems for diverse climatic conditions. Bas Duijvestijn has worked as Sales Manager at Van der Hoeven for four years and has been commercially responsible for the Gulf region for one and a half years.

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Peter Maes

Putting our shoulders to the wheel together to capitalise on opportunities

Speaking: Peter Maes, Corporate Marketing Director at Koppert Biological Systems and member of the DGD Supervisory Board

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