Breeder News

Walters Gardens Founder Passes Away

Dennis Walters, founder of Walters Gardens in Zeeland, Michigan, passed away on Jan. 11, 2019. In a tribute posted on the company’s Facebook page, Walters’ granddaughter, Karin Walters, the company’s marketing director, said, “Seventy-two years... more »

AIPH Names Gediflora International Grower of the Year

Gediflora, Belgium has been named International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) 2019 by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). Gediflora won the Gold Rose award, presented by Steven van Schilfgaarde of Royal FloraHolland.  The... more »

Savor Now Offering Retro POP Materials

Savor Edibles & Fragrants has announced the introduction of its new, retro-inspired P.O.P. kits for retailers. With the popularity of herbs and vegetables projected to continue again in 2019, and spring just eight weeks away, Savor... more »

Danziger Adds to Global Management Team

Danziger has added two individuals to its global management team. Liat Shemer is the new global marketing manager and Amir Dor is the new sales director for bedding plants outside of the U.S. The two... more »

Sakata Supports PMA’s Growing Talent Program

Sakata Seed America recently announced a two-year donation of $15,000 each year ($30,000 total) to support the Produce Marketing Association’s Center for Growing Talent initiative through the company’s charitable giving program, Sakata Gives. Founded in... more »

J. Berry Nursery Announces Two New Hires

J. Berry Nursery has hired John Wilson to be the company's new Young Plants Division manager. Wilson has more than 40 years of experience in the horticulture field, from being operations manager at one of the early... more »

Bailey Appoints New Assistant Manager for Consumer Brands

St. Paul, Minnesota-based Bailey has announced that Dan McEnaney has been named assistant brand manager supporting the company’s consumer brand global network of growers. McEnaney is transitioning from his role as a Colorado-based territory sales... more »

PP&L Announces Management Changes

Pacific Plug & Liner, Watsonville, California, has announced that Richard Gigot, director of sales and marketing, will retire on June 30, 2019. He will be moving into an advisory position beginning March 1. Gigot joined PP&L in... more »

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