Tag : Horticulture

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit China after attending the Horti Asia Expo in Bangkok. During the trip, I travelled the Southern parts of China to Nanning and the beautiful port city of Xiamen. The warmth of Chinese hospitality, visiting the local farms and interacting with the growers there was the highlight o...

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Himalayan Florica attended the 6th International Trade Show for Horticultural & Floricultural Production and Processing Technology, held at Bangkok from 22-24 August 2018.  Horti Asia is Asia's leading horticultural event in the world with over 300 companies participating from over 28 countries and visitors from ...

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Himalayan Florica has recently signed an agreement with Dogus Nursery of Turkey for marketing Walnut Saplings in India. Dogus Nursery, established in 1990 is a leading supplier of summer budded walnut saplings, with high-quality saplings and seed-beds producing healthy tree and roots. The Turkish walnut is heavy bearin...

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A team of scientists from Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) visited our Strawberry farm in Shillong for inspection and quarantine clearance. The team led by senior scientist Dr. Pankaj Sharma issued clearance for the plants. The visit was part of ICAR program to monitor and quarantine pesticides/insectic...

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The recently concluded Darjeeling Hills business summit brought together investors from across the country. Led by Chief Minister's announcement of Rs 100 crore from the government fund, the summit received business proposals work Rs 1500 crore. The focus of the business summit was to generate employment for local y...

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The Eastern Himalaya comprising Sikkim-Darjeeling region and North-Eastern states are considered as the original homeland of citrus in India. The Mandarin Orange is one of the most widely grown and a major cash crop for farmers in the region. The oranges from the region are known for their tight skin, excellent qualit...

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As part of our continuous endeavor towards Horticulture learning and training program, Himalayan Florica attended a conference in Japan, on the production, promotion, and distribution of tropical and exotic fruit. In particular, the constantly growing demand for pears, plums, mangoes, avocados, and other fruits were di...

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Himalayan Florica did a concept pilot for Tulips Garden in Darjeeling Hills with the collaboration of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in 2017.  During the pilot project, we planted over 40,000 imported Tulip bulbs in parks at three locations - Deolo Tourist Logde, Lal Kothi, and Shruberry Park. The project was a...

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Himalayan Florica is an idea born and nurtured in Hills of Darjeeling, a place known for its variety of life, fruits, vegetables, and flowers. The company was started in 2002 with the vision to promote horticulture farming in India and find marketing opportunities for the wide variety of indigenous fruits, vegetables, ...

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When I first entered the Horticulture and Flower business in the early 1990s, there was very little awareness about the high potentials of adopting modern farming. Today, the awareness is much more present with a strong backing of the government. In our 15 years of existence as a brand in the Flower Industry and st...

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