AFRIFLORA SHER IS THE
LARGEST ROSE FARM IN THE WORLD
The roses sold by Afriflora Sher are produced on farms located in Ethiopia. Afriflora Sher’s largest farm is located near Lake Ziway, at 1650 metres above sea level and approximately 3 hours’ drive from the capital Addis Ababa.
Many different types of rose are grown in metal greenhouses featuring a plastic deck. Sustainability has been one of Afriflora Sher’s core values ever since it was founded in 2005.
When it comes to the environment, the company does its utmost to take advantage of natural conditions in the region.
Safety and care
Afriflora’s farm in Ethiopia is the largest rose farm in the world. 3 to 4 million roses are transported to the Netherlands every day. They are then processed in Aalsmeer. Once processed, the roses are sold via auctions or are sold and delivered directly to customers.
Afriflora / Sher launches COVID-19 awareness campaign in Ziway and surrounding areas After previous campaigns, another awareness campaign was conducted last week on the farms, in Ziway and in the surrounding villages. COVID-19 is and will remain a dangerous virus that people can protect themselves against with the right precautions. Posters, media...
Dutch Flower Foundation donates new X-ray machine to Sher hospital in Ziway Recently we have installed a new X-ray machine in the Sher hospital. Dutch Flower Foundation has donated this device, worth more than $ 50,000. We are of course very grateful for this. In the Sher hospital in Ziway (Ethiopia), which...
Afriflora collaborates with these partners to ensure sustainable business operations.