Our history

October 1944: Mr Pierre TURC starts to run his horticulture company in Angers France)

Production: bulbs, dahlias, cannas, gladiolus, anemones

1961: Jean-Pierre Turc, son of Pierre, integrates the company.

1968: Jean-Pierre Turc goes to The Netherlands for a work placement. There, he will learn about the Alstroemerias.


1975: Due to a lack of space, Pierre TURC & co bought some land in Mazé (20 min South of Angers). They also set up the offices there at the same period.

Production: Cut flowers, tulips, iris, freesias and chrysanthemums 

1979: First planting of 1000m² of Alstroemerias for cut flowers.
  
1987: Launch of the first in-vitro multiplications, using our own laboratory

1998-2000: Opening of new selling channels to large scale retailers. Further diversification of the range.

Production: Cut flowers & pots, enlarge with fuchsias, arums, agapanthus, cannas, Alstroemerias, begonias, dahlias

Cecile et Mark HODSON2010: Cécile and Mark, next generation of the TURC family take over the company. Young and ambitious, yet with the same focus on quality as their predecessors, their aim is to take their Alstroemerias International and to compete on a larger scale. Jean-Pierre still ever present, drives the new product development strategy.

Production: Pots & bulbs, Alstroemerias, agapanthus, fuchsias, cannas, arums, dahlias…