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Smile Invest recently acquired a substantial minority stake in Microflor N.V. alongside the family Floré, who remains on board as a majority shareholder. Microflor is active in breeding and propagation of tropical plants with a focus on Phalaenopsis orchids. Over the past 30 years, Microflor has...
Few flowers come in as many shapes and colours as orchids. But when is it time to follow new trends? Two experts answer this question.
Asian Coral - Spring Juwel
Kim Kardashian, Bella Hadid and yes, Microflor too agree that if you want to be in fashion, you can’t be seen without the colours ‘Living Coral’ and ‘Neon Green’. Not only are these shades more common on the catwalk these days, they are also found in many interior design trends. For example, Living...
Hellebore growers meet up on ViV® day to exchange information and follow further developments in the ViV® collection, including ViV® Rosa and ViV® Valeria.
Philippe Villepontoux
Microflor visited Phalaenopsis growers in Brazil and Mexico, two growing markets with great potential. We have three ways of further stimulating their talent.
The consecutive actions for checking, cutting and propagating young plants require a lot of concentration and are physically demanding. In order to guarantee the well-being of our employees as well as the quality of our products, Microflor places a lot of importance on ergonomics.
Reducing drain water and maximising its reuse requires a combination of efforts. The research phase for our water recovery system is still in progress.
Microflor Quickplug
In recent months, we have been examining various types of rooting plugs at Microflor. After a number of large-scale trials we have made our decision: the Auto 40 model from the Dutch company QuickPlug best meets our demands and those of our buyers. Quality and R&D Coordinator Arne Steelandt tells us more.
Lijmpluggen
Microflor’s large-scale glue plug trials are yielding results. Watch the process and let us know what you think:
Sustainability is a deal-breaker. Microflor’s new MPS-ProductProof certification label guarantees environmentally friendly production practices.

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