FOREMOSTCO®, INC. 8457 NORTHWEST 66 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33166
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MIAMI, July 10, 2014 – With EU and North American markets demanding increased standards and availability of quality young plants, long-time collaborators ForemostCo® and Handelskwekerij van der Velden have inked an agreement to support each others efforts in their primary markets: Handelskwekerij van der Velden in the EU; ForemostCo® in the U.S. and Canada.
As of earlier this year, Handelskwekerij van der Velden will handle sales of ForemostCo®, Inc. product into Holland. Handelskwekerij van der Velden’s intimate knowledge of import requirements into the EU, specialization in product programming supported by its offices in Holland will strengthen the resources needed to manage shipments into the EU market.
Likewise, ForemostCo®, Inc. takes over sales, clearance, and distribution of Handelskwekerij van der Velden’s Dutch as well as their Costa Rican product destined for markets in the US and Canada. ForemostCo’s offices throughout the US and Canada, and its long history of distributing material into North America will assure customers the utmost in service, timing and individualized care.
Between the two companies they have over 110 years of experience serving the Horticulture industry, and in 2014 will be working more closely than ever to bring their customers the highest quality product with an efficiency and professionalism that the growing industry standards demand.
ABOUT HANDELSKWEKERIJ VAN DER VELDEN:
In 1929 Sjef van der Velden began Handelskwekerij van der Velden in order to provide high quality plants to the European markets. Fast forward 85 years and his grandson, also named Sjef, continues his grandfather’s legacy. During the past eight decades, Handelskwekerij van der Velden has expanded to include over 35,000 square meters of greenhouse space in Holland, as well as a five hectare farm in Costa Rica named Orcosa.
In 1987, Joe Roberts started what is now known as ForemostCo®, Inc. Over the past 27 years, what began as a brokerage company for tropical plant starter material has expanded to include three farms in Central America, a rooting station in Winter Garden, FL, and a growing customer base that encompasses the US, Canada, as well as Europe.
Joseph C. Roberts, IX, Director of Marketing / 1.800.421.8986 x 303; firstname.lastname@example.org
Randy Goff, General Manager / 1.800.421.8986 x 312, email@example.com