Holiday Flowers are Big Business!

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poin2It’s Christmas Day 2015, and those who celebrate it are likely to be spending this day with family and friends, and not reading floral industry blogs. In fact, you may wish to take a break from the subject of holiday flowers; Christmas/Hanukkah is the peak time of the floral year, and you have probably been pretty busy lately. How busy is it? Let’s take a look!

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Best Practices: Spotlight on Panda Flowers

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pandaFloralife’s Spotlight Program takes a look at where cut flowers come from and the people that make it happen, and also highlights floral best practices. Recently we paid a visit to Kenyan rose grower Panda Flowers Ltd, who shared with us the beauty of their roses, as well as the production, sustainability and community involvement measures that have landed them in the Spotlight!

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Best Practices: Spotlight on Sunshine Bouquet Co.

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sunshineFloralife’s Spotlight Program is a series of articles that looks at where cut flowers come from and the people that make it happen, and also highlights floral best practices. This month, the Sunshine Bouquet Company shares with us the beauty of the many varieties they produce and some of the steps they have implemented to achieve their success.

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Amsterdam Floral Trade Shows Coming Soon!

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IFTF FloraHollandGrab your wooden shoes and get ready to enjoy two of the world’s biggest floricultural trade shows – the International Floricultural Trade Fairs (IFTF) and FloraHolland Trade Fair in the Netherlands. The trade shows happen in a little over a month, and excitement is building. And Floralife and OASIS® Grower Solutions will be there!

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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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