Food & Flower cargo news: Staying fresh at 500 feet
It’s hard to keep food and flowers fresh in transit – but that’s what the Food and Flower team at Schiphol Cargo are here for. Check this page regularly for the latest news stories, interviews and updates related to flowers and food cargo at Schiphol.
Joining forces for smarter, more sustainable cargo
More than 35% of the import cargo at Schiphol are flowers. And this delicate cargo needs special protection and efficient shipping. The Circular Alliance is helping to do both.
The Holland Flower Alliance leadership team gets freshened up
The Holland Flower Alliance’s (HFA) leadership team has gained new blood after KLM Cargo’s alliance member Wico Santbulte, who has played a key role in its development retired.
Reducing carbon footprint and development of local communities
The Holland Flower Alliance’s (HFA) steering group committee visited Kenya's Naivasha flower farms on a recent trip to discuss sustainable flower transportation.
Customs Compliance: what you didn’t know about the flower industry
The world of Customs Compliance is a necessary but often overlooked component of importing and exporting goods, especially when it comes to perishables like flowers, due to the high economic value and the need to protect European flora and fauna.
Ideal Flowerbox game changer in the Flower industry
Holland Flower Alliance presented at IFTEX the benefits of the Ideal Flowerbox and hopes to gain more partners to upscale the process further.
The ideal flower box in the making
One of the latest initiatives of Holland Flower Alliance is the creation of the ideal flower box. See the movie to see what this looks like.
The real Flower Story
The flower industry experienced a rollercoaster year in 2018, mainly due to adverse weather conditions.
Holland Flower Alliance
Project manager Eline van den Berg explains core mission of the Holland Flower Alliance
Flower cool chain
Marcel Claessen shares the big steps of a seamless cooling chain for flowers
The Holland Flower Alliance launched its new website at Flower Logistics Africa 2017
Flower supply chain
Understanding the flower supply chain is key to improving it
Eline van den Berg
Meet the new project manager of the Holland Flower Alliance
The quality of the flower supply chain begins at the farm
Kenya - Netherlands
Reinforcing the air bridge to ensure Schiphol stays world’s top flower-trading centre
Perishables by Air
Grounds for Change? Discussing the air cargo supply chain for flowers