At the International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards held during IPM Essen, global floriculture leader Danziger received the Bronze award for 2020.
The AIPH IGOTY jury is a panel of six internationally renowned horticulture experts. The panel’s decision was summarized in this way: “Danziger works to create and grow extraordinary flower varieties that help customers throughout the value chain achieve remarkable success. Our judges praise Danziger for its high-standards of phytosanitary conditions through to its customer-driven production.”
Danziger won the award in the Young Plants category, focusing on the company’s state-of-the-art propagation facility in Guatemala. Established in 2013, This 10 ha (nearly 25 acre), now expanding to 15 ha (37 acre), production site in Nueva-Santa Rosa Guatemala, is a technology-driven growing operation that annually produces more than 100 million unrooted cuttings to more than 1,000 customers and partners in North America. The Guatemala facility focuses on improving the quality of annuals and perennials for the North American market, providing customers with top quality plants.
"Danziger production sites are strategic assets,” says Ori Danziger, deputy CEO. “By leading in production quality assurance, planning and using cutting-edge technology, we ensure that we maintain a competitive advantage and provide the best service possible for our customers."
Among other contributing elements, plant quality is ensured by the Guatemala facility’s greenhouses. Irrigation systems and automation equipment are in place, as well as custom software developed by Danziger’s technology team, to optimize growing conditions.
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