Beekenkamp Plants buys Sunny Holland

Wout Meskers
Wout Meskers
Danish company Sunny Grønnegyden ApS has been a market-leading breeder of Osteospermum since 1985.
Since 2007, starting material has been sold by Wout Meskers from Sunny Holland. Sunny Holland has now decided to carry over its activities to Beekenkamp Plants B.V. and from July 1 2017, Beekenkamp Plants shall fully take over Sunny Holland's activities and will market the whole supply chain of Sunny Osteospermum.
Sunny Grønnegyden ApS’s subsidiary Gartneriet 3Kanten A/S will continue to produce their cuttings from Vietnam and root and sell the cuttings. Beekenkamp Plants will start a trial production in Ethiopia and will, in the future, also use cuttings from Gartneriet 3Kanten A/S from Vietnam.
Breeder of the Sunny® Osteospermum, Bjarne Nyholm Larsen, said: "Sunny® is market leader and we would like to maintain this. A family owned company like Beekenkamp Plants B.V. is the perfect match. Wout Meskers has done an exceptional job for us and we feel very privileged that he will be on standby to give us advice."
An Beekenkamp, chief executive of Beekenkamp Plants, said: "The cooperation with Sunny Grønnegyden ApS aligns very well with our ambition to deliver high-quality starting material. We have every intention
to maintain the same quality and service to all clients as they are used to for years by Sunny Holland B.V."

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