The HortiQ quality system is an initiative of AVAG, the association of the Dutch greenhouse construction and technology.
Although AVAG is the initiator, HortiQ doesn’t excluse non AVAG members from certification.
The following partners have provided financial and/or professional support:
- The Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
- AVAG, the association for the Dutch greenhouse construction and technology sector
- Interpolis / Hagelunie
- OVTO (Dutch Organisation of Horticultural Advisors and Researchers)
- ABN AMRO
Alongside knowledge institutes such as TNO and companies in thegreenhouse industry, these partners have actively contributed to the development of the HortiQ quality system.
The HortiQ board comprises a number of certificate-holders as well as representatives and stakeholders from the sector. The board is as follows: