ANVE – is the National Association of Nurserymen Exporters represents Italian nursery companies. Nationwide, it unites, serves, and supports with reference for nursery entrepreneurs engaged in the import-export of ornamental plants, promoting Italian plant-nursery varieties and the Italian Style.
ANVE offers its members useful services as well as support for production activities resulting from special agreements with private companies and public institutions. To strengthen its own institutional representation, ANVE works with the most important Italian authorities and participates in ministerial forums by contributing to the improvement of industry policies.
Membership in ANVE, the only national association of plant-nursery producers, means: Representing the Italian nursery sector’s needs and propositions before political, administrative, union, and social bodies; addressing safety, environmental, and labor issues; Adopting local, national, and EU incentive opportunities etc…
ANVE collective area rich in companies and contents The 69th SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL FLOROVIVAISMO E ARCHITETTURA DEL PAESAGGIO E INFRASTRUTTURE VERDI – FLORMART closed with renewed confidence . From 19 to [...]
“…Nursery gardening is a strategic sector for this country, not only in economic and employment terms – with about 30 thousand companies and 100 thousand employees – but also because of a long and important tradition, of which the parks and gardens throughout Italy are an early testament. Yet next to this historical and cultural value, it should be emphasized the crucial role that Italian nursery gardening…”
Maurizio Martina, Minister of the agricultural policy
“…With more than 112,000 employees across the country, the national horticultural sector accounts for 5% of the country’s entire agricultural production, with an estimated industry value of around €2.5 billion. Not considered one of the basic necessities, the industry has been affected by the drop in consumption, recording a decline in exports, in addition to problems related to the armed conflicts taking place right on the European Union’s doorstep…”
Riccardo Maria Monti, President of the Italian Trade Agency
“…We all strive to produce high quality plants that our customers will value and for which they will be prepared to pay us a fair price. We invest time, skill and resources in what we produce and we hope our customers will recognise the result for what it is: plants are wonderful ‘products’, products like no other I can think of, products that benefit the mental and physical health of the people who enjoy them and the environment in which they are planted…”
Tim Edwards, President ENA
“…The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is delighted to welcome ANVE into membership. The Board of AIPH believes that ANVE will provide strong and constructive representation for Italian growers within the organisation.
ANVE shares the goals and ambitions of AIPH as we bring together growers associations from around the world to share, discuss and resolve common issues facing our sector…”
Bernard Oosterom, AIPH President
“…ANVE represents hundreds of small and large companies from all regions of Italy, which have understood the importance of forming a consortium to promote and achieve sector policies that are more responsive to the needs of the plant nursery sector, and which want to have an ever more decisive influence in balancing economics, business, and the environment, without forgetting those issues related to beauty and product marketing…”
Nicola Caputo, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development