Jan 24, 2018
Van Belle Nursery Receives International Honors

Van Belle Nursery received the Gold Award in the Young Plants category and a Silver Award in Finished Plants category at the 2018 International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards, hosted by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) in Essen, Germany.

The annual ceremony takes place every year during IPM Essen.

Van Belle Nursery is the first company to win for multiple categories in a single year.

“We are truly honored to win these awards despite fierce competition from very deserving nominees,” says Dave Van Belle, president. “It’s a humbling experience, and I have to say that we couldn’t have done it without the dedication of our incredible team.”

The British Columbia-based wholesale grower and propagator of ornamental plants was among eight other finalists from The Netherlands, Columbia, Israel and China.

You can learn more about the awards and finalists at http://aiph.org/groweroftheyear/.