Netherlands boosts horticultural collaboration in India

Let’s connect for future growth

The Dutch horticultural sector is on a mission to strengthen its collaboration with India, targeting the rising demand for fresh, safe, and nutritious fruits and vegetables in the country. This endeavor falls under the NLHortiRoad2India, a multi-year public-private partnership aimed at establishing the Dutch horticultural sector as a pivotal contributor to India’s dynamic food market landscape.

A New Partnership: Dutch Greenhouse Delta Signs MoU with Indian Grower Lemon Chilli Farms

In September, Dutch Greenhouse Delta, representing the Dutch horticultural cluster ‘NLHortiRoad2India,’ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian grower Lemon Chilli Farms. This momentous event took place during a trade mission to Bengaluru, India, with the presence of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte. Lemon Chilli Farms, located near Hyderabad, produces a variety of vegetables, herbs, and fruits, incorporating Dutch technology for sustainable production. In this MoU, both parties expressed their intent to implement innovative Dutch systems for sustainable food production in collaboration with the Indian grower. This partnership brings together the Dutch government and leading horticultural technology suppliers, focusing on the sustainable transformation of India’s emerging food markets. Cluster members Priva, Koppert, and Broekman Logistics also participated in this significant collaboration.

Join the Conversation: Let’s Connect on October 3rd and the Upcoming Trade Mission in November

On October 3rd, the Netherlands horticultural sector is hosting the next edition of “Let’s Connect.” This event will explore the immense opportunities for Dutch horticulture in India’s rapidly evolving horticultural sector. Desh Ramnath from the Dutch Greenhouse Delta will lead the session, along with a panel of India experts from both within and outside the sector, where they delve into promising trends in the world’s fastest-growing economy.

Don’t miss this chance to engage in discussions about the future of Dutch horticulture in India. Join us on October 3rd for “Let’s Connect,” and mark your calendar for the upcoming trade mission to India in November as part of the NLHortiRoad2India program. Learn more and register here: Let’s Connect – October 3, 2023. Read about the previous trade mission to India from 2022 here.

“Let’s Connect” is the premier networking event in the Dutch food and flower industry, powered by HortiHeroesWorld Horti Center, Dutch Greenhouse DeltaInnovationQuarter en AVAG | Greenhouse Technology Center.

If you’re interested in international collaboration and want to showcase your technology as part of comprehensive solutions for the growing demand in self-sustaining food production, we can work together. As a cluster, we identify the best opportunities, explore new markets, and leverage our network, including introductions to government bodies, associations, and potential business partners. Our goal is to position companies in target markets through multi-year programs like the Partners for International Business (PIB) initiatives. Let’s discuss how we can support your international ambitions with our extensive network in the Netherlands and abroad.

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