Aalsmeer


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Aalsmeer

(äls`mār), town (1994 pop. 21,902), North Holland prov., W central Netherlands, on Westeinder Plassen lake, near AmsterdamAmsterdam
, city (1994 pop. 724,096), constitutional capital and largest city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the IJ, an inlet of the Markermeer.
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. It has one of the largest flower nurseries and markets in Europe.
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Meet Safety, Environmental and Health Officer Martijn van Dam Growing up in Aalsmeer, Netherlands, as the fifth generation in a family of shipbuilders, Safety, Environmental and Health Officer Martijn van Dam sought his career at sea when he was 18 years old.
On an average day at the Aalsmeer flower auction in the Netherlands--long considered the flower capital of the world--some 20m stems will change hands.
Growing lilacs has been traditionally concentrated around Aalsmeer in the Netherlands.
Hundreds of employees at the Flower Auction in Aalsmeer have worked hard to design several choreographies featuring more than 270,000 flowers.
Built at a cost of over [pounds sterling]80m, the 260ft-long (80m) yacht was launched in October at Aalsmeer, The Netherlands.
According to the paper, the Dutch technology blog One More Thing reported that the Jobs family would be on hand for the formal unveiling of the yacht at the Feadship custom yacht building company in Aalsmeer, Netherlands.
At the meeting, an evaluation of the trip took place, showing that lots of both theoretical and practical knowledge had been collected through seminars, visits to many Dutch SME companies and universities, but also for instance excursions to the famous flower auction in Aalsmeer and to the Port of Rotterdam.
a) Visitors' Survey 2008 was held among 871 visitors of Stadshart Amstelveen; (b) Purchase Flow Survey 2008 was a phone based survey held among 400 households from Amstelveen and 700 in Amsterdam Zuid, Aalsmeer, Uithoom, Hoofddorp, Badhoevedorp and Ouder-Amstel; Untapped Market Analysis 2009 was a written survey among 1.
During flower season, the itinerary will include a trip to the Aalsmeer flower auction and a walk through Keukenhof Gardens, with more than 7 million flowers.
So we got on a plane to Holland and went to a place called Aalsmeer, where we found a supplier who would deal direct with England - hardly anyone was doing that then.