A look at the green sector during the Corona crisis

The corona pandemic is a topic that moves the whole world - including the green sector.

Fleurop has talked to various industry participants and is pleased to give you with these interviews a small insight into the world of florists, flower producers, importers of cut flowers and the association.
They show how professionals have experienced the lockdown, how they deal with it and what motivates them.

Urs Meier, florist.ch

florist.ch, the Swiss Florists' Association, plays an important role in the green sector in overcoming the Corona crisis.
Managing Director Urs Meier is at the forefront when it comes to reassuring insecure florists, interpreting Federal Council regulations correctly and finding out about procurement options.
florist.ch is also an important partner for Fleurop.

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Marianne Meier-Rutishauser, Rutishauser – flower producer

The corona crisis is a challenge for many. For example, for flower producers, because their flowers continue to grow, even though sales are currently falling to almost bottomless levels.

Fleurop spoke with Marianne Meier-Rutishauser.
She is managing director of Rutishauser AG, one of the largest cut flower producers in Switzerland, which also supplies FleuropHome.

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Albin Wismer, Bluemelaube

With his two flower shops in Zug and Baar, Fleurop partner Albin Wismer also witnessed the lockdown first hand.

We called him ... and came across an optimistic shop owner, whom Corona apparently does not lose his cool so quickly.

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Matthias Haudenschild, agrotropic

agrotropic AG imports cut flowers and cut foliage from overseas countries such as Kenya, Ecuador and Sri Lanka and supplies not only the wholesale trade but also the specialist trade in Switzerland and abroad.

Fleurop interviewed Managing Director Matthias Haudenschild about the subject, which is currently being discussed all over the world.

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