Inspiring the Next Generation of Floral Industry Talent

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PMA video inspires next generation of floral industry talent

What are we doing to promote the next generation of floral industry talent? How do we attract and inspire young people to join us at all points along the flower chain and help our industry thrive in the future?

It’s a question that Floralife takes seriously, and recently Steven Daum, Floralife Director of Superflor Technologies, joined forces with the Center for Growing Talent by PMA for a special project.

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Floralife eZ Dose® Makes Procona Dosing E-Z!

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procona EZ dose 2Today, many floral professionals throughout the flower chain use reusable shipping boxes known as Proconas to get their merchandise from the farm to the retailer. The Procona comes in a set of standard sizes, which makes it an ideal application for Floralife’s holding and shipping treatment delivery system: eZ Dose®!

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Keeping Cool with the Cold Chain

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THERMOMETERIn 1971, 1.3 billion flowers were sold in the US annually. Of those, 1.2 billion were homegrown. Today, sales are 2.1 billion, with 2 billion of those coming from suppliers such as Colombia and Ecuador. Labor costs and globalization played a part, certainly, but another major development contributed to this shift: the Cold Chain.

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