Growers green and upbeat at GrootGroenPlus show

The GrootGroenPlus 2010 show in Zundert was well attended with an increase in visitors on the previous year, including a large amount of people travelling across the border from Belgium for the show.

The 'green city' at GroetGroenPlus 2010 - image: HW
The 'green city' at GroetGroenPlus 2010 - image: HW

The theme of the show was the ‘green city’ and the centre of the site was transformed into a green city, with green champagne and cakes being served at the opening ceremony.  

The theme was carried throughout with iconic Dutch bikes adorned in greenery dotted around the showground.

A total of 269 companies exhibited at the show, including some from the Boscoop region which suffered an outbreak of longhorn beetle earlier in the year.

The feeling amongst exhibitors was positive, with most excited about next year’s prospects and not discouraged by proposed spending cuts and the effect on exports to the UK.

For a full news round-up of the GroetGroenPlus show see Horticulture Week, 15 October.


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