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.
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