Getting Fresh at Fresh Summit

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pmaWhichever industry you work in, it’s still a business, full of the usual pressures and hassles. If you’re lucky, your industry puts on a show once a year where you can meet with your colleagues, be refreshed, learn new trends and skills and, let’s be honest, have a little fun. The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Convention and Expo is one such place.

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Sunflower Moves into the Spotlight

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Floralife has expanded the Flower Care and Handling section of our website to offer a bunch of useful tips for the postharvest processing of many different varieties of cut flowers. Grower, wholesaler, retailer, enthusiast – there’s something for everybody. Let’s go down the list! Today’s star is the Sunflower!

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Sanitation Promotes Longer Vase Life

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sanitation FLO 01Floralife Research Updates are a valuable source of flower knowledge aimed at helping growers, transporters, wholesalers and retailers get the most from their investment, and present healthy, long-lasting flowers to the consumer. Let’s take a look at a recent flower processing essay, “Sanitation: A Critical Aspect of Flower Care and Handling.”

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Sustainability Matters at Floralife!

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waterwise 2 sustainabilityToday, in almost every industry, sustainability is a major focus. It seems that the cut flower industry gets special attention, though, because a lot of production occurs in parts of the world where natural resources can be limited. Among the various aspects of sustainability, water usage is a chief concern. We’re happy to report that Floralife is out in front on the issue!

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Water Quality, Hydration and Flower Food

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water dropFloralife Research Updates are a valuable source of flower knowledge aimed at helping growers, transporters, wholesalers and retailers get the most from their investment, and present healthy, long-lasting flowers to the consumer.  Let’s take a look at a recent water quality paper entitled, “Effects of Water Quality on Cut Flower Hydration and Flower Food Solutions.”

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