Olij Roses joins Dümmen Orange

Netherlands-bsed Olij Roses International/Olij Breeding is to become part of Dümmen Orange.

Olij’s activities in the field of breeding, propagation and production of plant material in South America, Africa and the Netherlands offer opportunities to achieve maximum customer value and bring more innovations onto the market for growers, said Dummen.

Olij Roses International/Olij Breeding has its head office in De Kwakel, The Netherlands.

Olij directot Ruud Olij said: "Becoming part of Dümmen Orange will enable us to offer a more extensive assortment to all our customers and make use of technical knowledge and logistics in order to create a better product. Our activities are highly complementary and we look forward to achieving enhanced added value for our customers and agencies worldwide."

Dümmen Orange chief executive Biense Visser said: "We are very pleased that Olij has joined us. This means that we can once again take the next step in building our global position in the ornamental horticulture sector. Roses are an important product, a big market with a great deal of potential. We will therefore continue to seek further opportunities within this product group."

Dümmen bought Dutch bulb company Hobaho last month.

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