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PMA 2016 Orlando, Florida
John Carl, Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouse. The company is in operation for nearly sixty years and started as a vegetable company. Since 1961 they are actvie in the greenhouse production of bedding plants.
The lovely Maryanne Layne and Pilar Galvis of Fantasy Farms, fresh cut flower grower and distributour.
Julio Urrego and Flor Alexis Paez, Rainforest Farms & Bouquets, grower, exporter and importer of roses, carnations, minicarnations and bouquets.
Arianne Spitter and Marion Francke of Westbrook Floral, a Canadian floral wholesale distributer of flowers, plants, dish gardens and floral supply products.
Rick Morales, TC Floral. They focus on providing mass merchandisers with seasonal and yearround products.
Brian Schulz and Brian Gatcke of Garden City Growers brought their African Violets. With extra items as containers, bows and picks they create gift items.
A lot to see at World Class Flowers! A home match for the company, which is based in Miami (and in Egg Harbor City, NJ). On the IFTF they will also show their floral products, focussed on the supermarket and mass market.
Ben Worm, Kenneth Chapman and Jim Kaplan of Chrysal.
Anita and Paul Miller of Nature’s Flowers brought many seasonal and yearround concepts for the supermarket floral programs.
Not to be missed is of course Danziger. Ohad Shafran and Ori Danziger showed many new products: scabiosa Scoop, the Queen, Ornithogaium Star and Gypsophila Cosmic. More to follow on FloralDaily soon.
Maria Mora, Gustavo Chinchilla and Laura Loaiciga of the Costa Rican P&F Flower Farms. P&F is sort for Plantas y Flores. Sindse 1986 they focus on producing and exporting fresh cut flowers.
Couldn’t miss out on the Falcon Farms. The company has production facilities in Colombia and Ecuador. With packing and bouquet manufacturing facilities in Colombia, Ecuador, Miami, Atlanta and California, they offer regional focus.
At the PMA a lot of attention for breast cancer, with October being Pink Ribbon Month. GEMS Group focusses on creating demand for flowers on various occasions and beating cancer is one of them.
The colour explosion of Melody Farms, by Vegaflor Group, gained a lot of attention.
Queen’s Bouquet Network imports and distributes over 500 million sterns per year and offers nearly 30 flower types under their product brand Benchmark Growers. On the PMA, they were represented by Susana Vargas, Juan Carlos Garavito, Carlos Bermudez and Michael Adiletto.
Farm Fresh Flowers Miami is represented by Mark Frank, Rosy Watler and Carlos Mahecha. Their specialty bouquets are ordered and followed easily online.
A beautifull cactus and succulent presentation by Costa Farms. Robert Hoar and Celeste Dejohn.
Mike Schilstra of Northland Floral.
Carlos and Iwan of Valley Springs, a fresh cut flower distributor that specializes in the production of Hydrangeas and Calla Lillie's.
"Continental Flowers is a grower, importer and distributor of fresh cut flowers since 1974. They produce "Alstroejewels®" alstroemerias and "Dos Niñas®"."
Aileen Flicki of Decowraps.
The Maria of Maria Flowers
Brad Smith of Sakata Ornamentals, with the colour blasting sunflowers of the breeder.
Angel Velez, Heather Velez, Evie Lynn and Anthony Velez of Eve's Garden INC. Read more about them here: http://www.floraldaily.com/article/6819/US-(FL)-Eves-Garden-tenfolds-production
Reinold Holtkamp, Optimara, tells more about the Optimara way of selling Violets, by helping customers find them in their local area
Lourdes Reyes, Joaquin de la Torre, Dai Harada and Pieter Landman of Ball
Jeanne Watson and Michael Hall, Bay Citi Flower Company
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