PMA Fresh Summit 2019, Anaheim, CA

Juana de la Torre and Carmen Lucia Marquez of BallSB.At the Ball booth, this year's focus is on bringing the garden inside and give ideas how to use flowers and make easy arrangements. They also present that flowers can be used in many occasions, for example a picnic.
Juana de la Torre and Carmen Lucia Marquez of BallSB.At the Ball booth, this year's focus is on bringing the garden inside and give ideas how to use flowers and make easy arrangements. They also present that flowers can be used in many occasions, for example a picnic.
Frank Biddle, Doug Shinson and Korina Rodriguez with Sun Vista Farms. This San Diego growere makes a lot of mixed bouquets and the focus at their booth this year is on non-plastic packaging solutions, like cotton mesh sleeves, no oasis in the arrangements, graft paper that they experimenting with and bouquet holders as sleeves. Sustainablility is becoming an increasingly hot topic among the US super markets.
Frank Biddle, Doug Shinson and Korina Rodriguez with Sun Vista Farms. This San Diego growere makes a lot of mixed bouquets and the focus at their booth this year is on non-plastic packaging solutions, like cotton mesh sleeves, no oasis in the arrangements, graft paper that they experimenting with and bouquet holders as sleeves. Sustainablility is becoming an increasingly hot topic among the US super markets.
Ruud Smit and Juan Carlos Naranjo of Floritec were also visiting the show.
Ruud Smit and Juan Carlos Naranjo of Floritec were also visiting the show.
The team of Connectaflor, Esmeralda Farms' distributor for the US market.
The team of Connectaflor, Esmeralda Farms' distributor for the US market.
Hans Konst, Bas Tesselaar and Rodrigo Rolon of Knst Alstroemeria exhibiting at the PMA Fresh Summit for the first time. At their booth, they paid special attention to their pot callas and Florinca's.
Hans Konst, Bas Tesselaar and Rodrigo Rolon of Könst Alstroemeria exhibiting at the PMA Fresh Summit for the first time. At their booth, they paid special attention to their pot callas and Florinca's. 
Michael Adiletto feeling a King at Queen's Bouquet Network, not only because he is sitting on the flower throne, also because the he is accompanied by the lovely ladies Heidi Harris and Kami Weimer.
Michael Adiletto feeling a King at Queen's Bouquet Network, not only because he is sitting on the flower throne, also because the he is accompanied by the lovely ladies Heidi Harris and Kami Weimer.
And for Micheal, the show is already a great success.
And for Micheal, the show is already a great success.
Next to their center piece, the flower throne, Queen's Bouquet Network had nearly all of their flowers on display, which are grown at their own and operate 40+ farms in South America, partnerships with breeders They also have sales partnerships with breeders
Next to their center piece, the flower throne, Queen's Bouquet Network had nearly all of their flowers on display, which are grown at their own and operate 40+ farms in South America, partnerships with breeders They also have sales partnerships with breeders
Marco Zwaan and Pieter Sluiter of Koenpack presenting their sustainable packaging solutions that are part of their sustainability campaign that they introduced a couple of months ago. They've always had sustainable solutions, but they see the demand increasing. "We want to profile ourselves as leaders in this area, mainly because we've always had the materials available and we have the certifications, not only for producing the product, also regarding social responsibility."
Marco Zwaan and Pieter Sluiter of Koenpack presenting their sustainable packaging solutions that are part of their sustainability campaign that they introduced a couple of months ago. They've always had sustainable solutions, but they see the demand increasing. "We want to profile ourselves as leaders in this area, mainly because we've always had the materials available and we have the certifications, not only for producing the product, also regarding social responsibility."
With this sheet, Koenpack educates the client regarding alternatives to plastic.
With this sheet, Koenpack educates the client regarding alternatives to plastic.
The team of Bayview Flowers presenting launched their LivingHouse brand at the show. The idea behind this brand of this Canadian (ON) grower is that plants enhance your your life. Part of the programme is to focus on foliage products and the demographics for the products is the next generation consumer. The products are easy to care for and purify the air. Also sustainability and ethics plays a role in this concept as they for their containers, they are looking for sustainability and ethically sourced products.
The team of Bayview Flowers presenting launched their LivingHouse brand at the show. The idea behind this brand of this Canadian (ON) grower is that plants enhance your your life. Part of the programme is to focus on foliage products and the demographics for the products is the next generation consumer. The products are easy to care for and purify the air. Also sustainability and ethics plays a role in this concept as they for their containers, they are looking for sustainability and ethically sourced products.
The Sun Valley team brought a beautiful showing of American Grown flowers along with a handful of new faces to this year's Fresh Summit.
The Sun Valley team brought a beautiful showing of American Grown flowers along with a handful of new faces to this year's Fresh Summit.
Evie Lynn of Eve's Garden is probably one of the ornamental exhibitors with the longest PMA Fresh Summit history as they were the only plant grower exhibiting at the show 30 years ago. At that time, most super markets weren't putting plants in their store, according to Lynn, this trend started about 10 years ago. The bonsai plant is one of Eve's best-sellers and in the picture, she is holding a 2-tone container that is according to Lynn the trend for next year.
Evie Lynn of Eve's Garden is probably one of the ornamental exhibitors with the longest PMA Fresh Summit history as they were the only plant grower exhibiting at the show 30 years ago. At that time, most super markets weren't putting plants in their store, according to Lynn, this trend started about 10 years ago. The bonsai plant is one of Eve's best-sellers and in the picture, she is holding a 2-tone container that is according to Lynn the trend for next year.
Elkin Benavides of Nature's Flowers. They grow flowers in Bogota and Medillin, Colombia and have a location in Miami. At the show, they present different concepts. Over the years, their farms increased the number of varieties they grow. They now for example also grow bi-color products and gerberas. Supermarkets in the US is their main market.
Elkin Benavides of Nature's Flowers. They grow flowers in Bogota and Medillin, Colombia and have a location in Miami. At the show, they present different concepts. Over the years, their farms increased the number of varieties they grow. They now for example also grow bi-color products and gerberas. Supermarkets in the US is their main market.
The Anaheim Convention Center. 
The Anaheim Convention Center. 
Felipe Villamizar of Maria Flowers sources, mainly roses, from different farms in Ecuador (around 70 percent of their assortment is grown in this country) and Colombia (accounts for 30 percent of their assortment). The US is their biggest market and over the years he sees that the US consumer is starting to appreciate more the quality, range of colors and large head sizes of the roses from Ecuador.
Felipe Villamizar of Maria Flowers sources, mainly roses, from different farms in Ecuador (around 70 percent of their assortment is grown in this country) and Colombia (accounts for 30 percent of their assortment). The US is their biggest market and over the years he sees that the US consumer is starting to appreciate more the quality, range of colors and large head sizes of the roses from Ecuador.
Ryan Nicholson and Casey Prokop of Arizona East, a succulent and cacti grower. At the show, they meet a lot of their clients, which are grocery stores. But they also sell to garden centers. Nowadays, they see a trend for the terrarium concept (in the picture, hanging in the tree).
Ryan Nicholson and Casey Prokop of Arizona East, a succulent and cacti grower. At the show, they meet a lot of their clients, which are grocery stores. But they also sell to garden centers. Nowadays, they see a trend for the terrarium concept (in the picture, hanging in the tree).
The team of BellaFlor Group They grow different varieties of flowers in Ecuador and Ethiopia. For their farm in Ecuador, the US is their main market, but they supply the US market with flowers grown at both farms.
The team of BellaFlor Group They grow different varieties of flowers in Ecuador and Ethiopia. For their farm in Ecuador, the US is their main market, but they supply the US market with flowers grown at both farms.
Carlos Espinosa of Rosadex. This Ecuadorian rose grower recently started 'to offer new things and started to produce ranunculus, anemones and spray roses. All flowers are grown on 40ha divided over 3 farms. 5ha is dedicated to their new products, that they started to produce 1.5 years ago. Their main market is the US.
Carlos Espinosa of Rosadex. This Ecuadorian rose grower recently started 'to offer new things and started to produce ranunculus, anemones and spray roses. All flowers are grown on 40ha divided over 3 farms. 5ha is dedicated to their new products, that they started to produce 1.5 years ago. Their main market is the US.
Becky Roberts of PMA. This year, the Floral Market place again has more exhibitors comparing to last year; nearly 140 exhibitors.
Becky Roberts of PMA. This year, the Floral Market place again has more exhibitors comparing to last year; nearly 140 exhibitors.
The team of Farm Fresh presenting their Fall concept bouquets. Besides this concept, they were also showing their Consumer Bunches programme, Thanks giving concepts Valentine's Day and Christmas concepts. All bouquets are made by designer Mark Frank (on the right) Roses are their main product, but over the years they increased their assortment with other products, like lilies.
The team of Farm Fresh presenting their Fall concept bouquets. Besides this concept, they were also showing their Consumer Bunches programme, Thanks giving concepts Valentine's Day and Christmas concepts. All bouquets are made by designer Mark Frank (on the right) Roses are their main product, but over the years they increased their assortment with other products, like lilies.
Next to flowers and plants, also balloons were on display at the Floral Market place.
Next to flowers and plants, also balloons were on display at the Floral Market place.
Exibition floor.
Exibition floor.
The team of Clearview a Canadian clematis propagator, producer and breeder. They are specialized in climbing plants and they will soon introduce new genetics. One variety, of a Japanese breeder, they have high expectations of is Taiga. Next to clematis, they are also playing around with wasabi. Next to cuttings, they are now also selling the finished product.
The team of Clearview a Canadian clematis propagator, producer and breeder. They are specialized in climbing plants and they will soon introduce new genetics. One variety, of a Japanese breeder, they have high expectations of is Taiga. Next to clematis, they are also playing around with wasabi. Next to cuttings, they are now also selling the finished product.
The team of Sande Flowers presenting their Exclusive line. They are one of the largest calla growers in Ecuador and produces all flowers in their bouquets at their farm. They are always looking for new flowers to add to their assortment, but they need to meet some requirements; it not only needs to fit a bouquet - it needs to have a length of 50 cm - but also needs to be suitable for the wholesale market.
The team of Sande Flowers presenting their Exclusive line. They are one of the largest calla growers in Ecuador and produces all flowers in their bouquets at their farm. They are always looking for new flowers to add to their assortment, but they need to meet some requirements; it not only needs to fit a bouquet - it needs to have a length of 50 cm - but also needs to be suitable for the wholesale market.
David Marin and Juan David Lecuona of chrysanthemum breeding company Deliflor presenting their Magnum Chrysanthemum. According to Lecuona, supermarkets are interested in getting more chrysanthemums inside because they have a long vase life and are one of the most versatile flowers available because of the large range of colors and shapes.
David Marin and Juan David Lecuona of chrysanthemum breeding company Deliflor presenting their Magnum Chrysanthemum. According to Lecuona, supermarkets are interested in getting more chrysanthemums inside because they have a long vase life and are one of the most versatile flowers available because of the large range of colors and shapes.
Not only new at the show, also in the US market is Bloomy Pro, a floral design platform. It already exists in the Netherlands, but it seems to be something really new in the US and the interest was high. According to Roy van Voorthuysen, the US costumer seems to be a quick adaptor. Next to Roy, a familiar face; Lourdes Reyes. She supports them to enter the US market with this new product. "I really believe in it and I think it can become a huge success in the US. "
Not only new at the show, also in the US market is Bloomy Pro, a floral design platform. It already exists in the Netherlands, but it seems to be something really new in the US and the interest was high. According to Roy van Voorthuysen, the US costumer seems to be a quick adaptor. Next to Roy, a familiar face; Lourdes Reyes. She supports them to enter the US market with this new product. "I really believe in it and I think it can become a huge success in the US. "
McKay Bushnell and his father Steve Bushnell of FloraCo. After growing waxflower in California for many years, Steve decided to start growing them in Peru 12 years ago as he was looking for a country with similar climatical conditions as Australia, but closer to the US. They are one of the 3 wax growers in this country and at the West Coast, there is a desert with a dry climate and it never freezes. Every year, they are planting new varieties, increasing their growing acreage and expanding markets. Nowadays, North America is their main market.
McKay Bushnell and his father Steve Bushnell of FloraCo. After growing waxflower in California for many years, Steve decided to start growing them in Peru 12 years ago as he was looking for a country with similar climatical conditions as Australia, but closer to the US. They are one of the 3 wax growers in this country and at the West Coast, there is a desert with a dry climate and it never freezes. Every year, they are planting new varieties, increasing their growing acreage and expanding markets. Nowadays, North America is their main market.
Frans Van der Weiden of Van der Bos Flower Bulbs, Robin van der Schaaf of Roselily and Sebastiaan Bakker of Van der Bos Flower Bulbs. Frans and Sebastiaan, were both visiting the show. Robin was exhibiting with their Roselily.
Frans Van der Weiden of Van der Bos Flower Bulbs, Robin van der Schaaf of Roselily and Sebastiaan Bakker of Van der Bos Flower Bulbs. Frans and Sebastiaan, were both visiting the show. Robin was exhibiting with their Roselily. 
Rachelle Pruss of Flowers Canada promoting Canadian grown flowers and presenting their recently launched Canadian Greenhouse Grower's Directory and Buyer's Guide. They were exhibiting at the show for the first time.
Rachelle Pruss of Flowers Canada promoting Canadian grown flowers and presenting their recently launched Canadian Greenhouse Grower's Directory and Buyer's Guide. They were exhibiting at the show for the first time.
Deanna Bray of KB (Kitayama Brothers) Flowers, a family owned farm that was founded in 1948, exhibiting at the American Grown pavilion. They grow several types of flowers and According to Bray, they are the only grower that grows stem gardenias. The US is their main market, but they also export to Canada and Hawaii. With their own flowers and some imported flowers from South America, they also make bouquets.
Deanna Bray of KB (Kitayama Brothers) Flowers, a family owned farm that was founded in 1948, exhibiting at the American Grown pavilion. They grow several types of flowers and According to Bray, they are the only grower that grows stem gardenias. The US is their main market, but they also export to Canada and Hawaii. With their own flowers and some imported flowers from South America, they also make bouquets.
The Certified American Grown logo made out of flowers.
The Certified American Grown logo made out of flowers.
The team of Bloomia, from left to right: Werner Jansen, Norma Wohlman and Marcel Vijverberg at the American Grown pavilion. Besides the US (at the West Coast) they also have farms in Chile and South Africa. Tulip is their main product which they grown on 42 acres (with a production of 75 million tulips). They ship nationwide and see the apatite for tulips growing. In summer, they also grow peonies.
The team of Bloomia, from left to right: Werner Jansen, Norma Wohlman and Marcel Vijverberg at the American Grown pavilion. Besides the US (at the West Coast) they also have farms in Chile and South Africa. Tulip is their main product which they grown on 42 acres (with a production of 75 million tulips). They ship nationwide and see the apatite for tulips growing. In summer, they also grow peonies.
The team of Byfod, a Dutch company that started exporting flowers to the US 10+ years ago. They are now one of the largest exporting Dutch companies to the US. They supply flowers from all over the world and are strong in daffodils, orchids and tulips. They now will also start with exporting peonies.
The team of Byfod, a Dutch company that started exporting flowers to the US 10+ years ago. They are now one of the largest exporting Dutch companies to the US. They supply flowers from all over the world and are strong in daffodils, orchids and tulips. They now will also start with exporting peonies.
The team of Charme Flowers, a Miami based importing company that imports from Colombian farm La Gaitana Farms. They try to differentiate themselves from the competition by supplying different kind of products. On top of that, they are always looking to expand markets. Next to the US, they also supply Australia, Korea and Spain.
The team of Charme Flowers, a Miami based importing company that imports from Colombian farm La Gaitana Farms. They try to differentiate themselves from the competition by supplying different kind of products. On top of that, they are always looking to expand markets. Next to the US, they also supply Australia, Korea and Spain.
First time exhibitor Greenleaf Flower Growers is presenting their new Mexican entity Four Brothers Farms. All products are grown in Mexico and one of their main products are the Rose globes. In this globe, there is a fresh rose in a liquid flower food solution that makes the rose lasts for 90 days. They introduced it 1.5 years ago and it is really taking off at the supermarkets. In the picture Taylor Sparks and Shawn Michael Foley.
First time exhibitor Greenleaf Flower Growers is presenting their new Mexican entity Four Brothers Farms. All products are grown in Mexico and one of their main products are the Rose globes. In this globe, there is a fresh rose in a liquid flower food solution that makes the rose lasts for 90 days. They introduced it 1.5 years ago and it is really taking off at the supermarkets. In the picture Taylor Sparks and Shawn Michael Foley.
Another first-time exhibitor is Dreams Farms. This Ecuadorian grower is presenting their biodegradable packaging and scented flowers. "We grow conscious flowers and want to be friendly with the environment."
Another first-time exhibitor is Dreams Farms. This Ecuadorian grower is presenting their biodegradable packaging and scented flowers. "We grow conscious flowers and want to be friendly with the environment."
Rene Quinn and Jos Randsdorp of FeshBlooms, the mass market division for Delaware Valley. They import flowers from all over the world and is one of the largest family wholesalers in the US with 10 distribution centers along the east coast. Last Thursday (October 18, 2019), they celebrated their 60th anniversary. They import flowers from all overt the world, and also sell Californian grown flowers, and have a strong logistic system - Direct Store Delivery - that connects the farms and customers.
Rene Quinn and Jos Randsdorp of FeshBlooms, the mass market division for Delaware Valley. They import flowers from all over the world and is one of the largest family wholesalers in the US with 10 distribution centers along the east coast. Last Thursday (October 18, 2019), they celebrated their 60th anniversary. They import flowers from all overt the world, and also sell Californian grown flowers, and have a strong logistic system - Direct Store Delivery - that connects the farms and customers.
Guillermo Mahecha of Dekker Chrysanten. This Dutch chrysanthemum breeder exhibited for the first time at the show. Their aim was to connect the Colombian grower with the supermarkets.
Guillermo Mahecha of Dekker Chrysanten. This Dutch chrysanthemum breeder exhibited for the first time at the show. Their aim was to connect the Colombian grower with the supermarkets.
Maria Del Pilar Murillo and Frans de Vilder of Broekhof, presenting their sustainable products Greenleaf and Blue Leaf.
Maria Del Pilar Murillo and Frans de Vilder of Broekhof, presenting their sustainable products Greenleaf and Blue Leaf.
David Sanchez of Royal Flowers presenting one of their new Ecuadorian grown tree trimmings. "We trim the trees that are grown at our farm and shape it into a Christmas tree, so no trees are being cut down." They are handmade at their bouquet operation and can last for one month without water. They sell it with the display
David Sanchez of Royal Flowers presenting one of their new Ecuadorian grown tree trimmings. "We trim the trees that are grown at our farm and shape it into a Christmas tree, so no trees are being cut down." They are handmade at their bouquet operation and can last for one month without water. They sell it with the display
Airbrushed roses of Royal Fowers.
Airbrushed roses of Royal Fowers.
Royal Flowers is using the ballerina with the flower dress in their marketing campaigns for several years and now, the ballerina is also in the book "The style of Movement" which features all famous ballerinas. In the picture Tom Biondo holding the book.
Royal Flowers is using the ballerina with the flower dress in their marketing campaigns for several years and now, the ballerina is also in the book "The style of Movement" which features all famous ballerinas. In the picture Tom Biondo holding the book.
Mandy Duyvenstyn of Hollandia Gerberas. Last year, this 3rd generation gerbera grower, based in Canada, BC, they started up a bouquet line with their gerberas. This year, they also supply bouquets with more flower types at their farm.
Mandy Duyvenstyn of Hollandia Gerberas. Last year, this 3rd generation gerbera grower, based in Canada, BC, they started up a bouquet line with their gerberas. This year, they also supply bouquets with more flower types at their farm.
Cheryl Dawn of HortyGirl Living Decor. They grow potted plants and supply them in upgrade containers. They focus on low maintenance plants.
Cheryl Dawn of HortyGirl Living Decor. They grow potted plants and supply them in upgrade containers. They focus on low maintenance plants.
Ben Glass and Ryan O'Neill of Curate, a brand new technology for supermarkets and replaces the hard copy event folder. "Know what's in every event folder at every location." They launched this technology 4 years ago and are now entering the larger retail industry.
Ben Glass and Ryan O'Neill of Curate, a brand new technology for supermarkets and replaces the hard copy event folder. "Know what's in every event folder at every location." They launched this technology 4 years ago and are now entering the larger retail industry.
Tim Hionis of Hionis Greenhouses. They grow potted plants indoors and outdoors and supply the North Eastern part of the country.
Tim Hionis of Hionis Greenhouses. They grow potted plants indoors and outdoors and supply the North Eastern part of the country.
The team of Rainforest Farms and Bouquets.
The team of Rainforest Farms and Bouquets.
One of the concepts that is taking off really good at Rainforest is the Tropical Rose concept. This concept consists of 5 different greens , one painted and a rose.
One of the concepts that is taking off really good at Rainforest is the Tropical Rose concept. This concept consists of 5 different greens , one painted and a rose.
Another concept are the different picks representing all kind of humans and jobs.
Another concept are the different picks representing all kind of humans and jobs.
Jim Meyers, James Ward, and Ken van der Molen of Meyers Flowers, a 3rd generation family business that is in business for 60+ years. This Canadian grower started to grow peonies three years ago. "It is a big step for our company as we are now also producing cut flowers, next to our pot plants.
Jim Meyers, James Ward, and Ken van der Molen of Meyers Flowers, a 3rd generation family business that is in business for 60+ years. This Canadian grower started to grow peonies three years ago. "It is a big step for our company as we are now also producing cut flowers, next to our pot plants.
Diana Radestock, Katalina Parga, Cathy Mc Clintock of Kendall Farms. The sunflower is their main product, but they grow over 115 different varieties of cut flowers and greens. They are based in Fallbrook, California and the largest waxflower grower in North America.
Diana Radestock, Katalina Parga, Cathy Mc Clintock of Kendall Farms. The sunflower is their main product, but they grow over 115 different varieties of cut flowers and greens. They are based in Fallbrook, California and the largest waxflower grower in North America. 
Dyanna Paz and Loreyna Molina of Gems Group. With a special paint, Gems can now supply 2 glow in the dark chrysanthemums; a blue and green one. Their goal is to have them in other colors and for other varieties as well. "Then, we can supply an entire glow in the dark bouquet", says Molina. 
Dyanna Paz and Loreyna Molina of Gems Group. With a special paint, Gems can now supply 2 glow in the dark chrysanthemums; a blue and green one. Their goal is to have them in other colors and for other varieties as well. "Then, we can supply an entire glow in the dark bouquet", says Molina. 
The glow in the dark chrysanthemums of Gems Group.
The glow in the dark chrysanthemums of Gems Group.
Rodrigo Rolon of Könst Alstroemeria with Jose Vicente of Much Flower, the supplier of Jolo Flower.
Rodrigo Rolon of Könst Alstroemeria with Jose Vicente of Much Flower, the supplier of Jolo Flower.
Pieter Landman, creative director at Color Republic - one of the largest importers in Ecuador with own farms - presenting their new shipping box and they concepts - all for supermarkets. From November 1, they will supply their flowers in this new box Pieter is holding.
Pieter Landman, creative director at Color Republic - one of the largest importers in Ecuador with own farms - presenting their new shipping box and they concepts - all for supermarkets. From November 1, they will supply their flowers in this new box Pieter is holding. 
The team of Decowraps. At the show, they present their sustainable solutions and Fall and Christmas items for 2020.
The team of Decowraps. At the show, they present their sustainable solutions and Fall and Christmas items for 2020. 
The team of Golden Flowers (with florist Daisy in the background). They have 50 farms and they are eager to establish new buyers.
The team of Golden Flowers (with florist Daisy in the background). They have 50 farms and they are eager to establish new buyers. 
The "Fresh Summit" statue is a nice photo spot.
The "Fresh Summit" statue is a nice photo spot. 
The area where the novelties are being presented.
The area where the novelties are being presented. 
Sergio Sarmiento of Oasis Grower Solutions presenting their Floral Department Support Program that offers post-harvest products to keep a healthy product throughout the entire chain. The Floralife "Ethylbloc" and the Transport paper keeps the plants healthy during transport from the grower to the supermarket. Then, the grower or supermarket can add the fertilizer sachets to the product and the hydrapad and Floralife keeps the product healthy at the end consumer. "It all contributes to creating a good shopping experience for the consumer, resulting in bringing them back for more." More on this later in FloralDaily.
Sergio Sarmiento of Oasis Grower Solutions presenting their Floral Department Support Program that offers post-harvest products to keep a healthy product throughout the entire chain. The Floralife "Ethylbloc" and the Transport paper keeps the plants healthy during transport from the grower to the supermarket. Then, the grower or supermarket can add the fertilizer sachets to the product and the hydrapad and Floralife keeps the product healthy at the end consumer. "It all contributes to creating a good shopping experience for the consumer, resulting in bringing them back for more." More on this later in FloralDaily.
The team of World Class Flowers. They have their own farm in Colombia; Jardines de los Andes (growing flowers for 50 years) and they were one of the first flower exporters in the country. They supply supermarkets from East to West in the country and have facilities in Miami and New Jersey.
The team of World Class Flowers. They have their own farm in Colombia; Jardines de los Andes (growing flowers for 50 years) and they were one of the first flower exporters in the country. They supply supermarkets from East to West in the country and have facilities in Miami and New Jersey. 
Charmelia is a new product of World Class Flowers.
Charmelia is a new product of World Class Flowers. 
Also on display at World Class Flowers were their 100% biodegradable and compostable sleeves. They already supply them to some supermarkets and at the show, they saw a good interest for it.
Also on display at World Class Flowers were their 100% biodegradable and compostable sleeves. They already supply them to some supermarkets and at the show, they saw a good interest for it. 
At Jolo Flowers, the journey started 20+ years ago, when this family business started to grow sunflowers in Florida.
At Jolo Flowers, the journey started 20+ years ago, when this family business started to grow sunflowers in Florida. 
Philip Ivey, Marc Fishman and Benay Fishman of Jolo Flowers, they have 16 partner farms in South America and also still grow flowers on 200 acres in the US.
Philip Ivey, Marc Fishman and Benay Fishman of Jolo Flowers, they have 16 partner farms in South America and also still grow flowers on 200 acres in the US.
Tobias Smith and Arianne Spittler of Westbrook presenting 2 of their new products; RosAroma of German breeder Kordes and kalanchoe Maxi of Danish breeder Knud Jepsen. At the show, they received positive reactions for both varieties. "They are interested in the scent of the RosAroma and the large flowers of the kalanchoe Maxi caught the eye of many." Besides these products, Westbrook growers many more potted roses, as well as violets, succulents and foliage in their 800,000 sq. ft. greenhouse.
Tobias Smith and Arianne Spittler of Westbrook presenting 2 of their new products; RosAroma of German breeder Kordes and kalanchoe Maxi of Danish breeder Knud & Jepsen. At the show, they received positive reactions for both varieties. "They are interested in the scent of the RosAroma and the large flowers of the kalanchoe Maxi caught the eye of many." Besides these products, Westbrook growers many more potted roses, as well as violets, succulents and foliage in their 800,000 sq. ft. greenhouse. 
Rene Codias, Scott Hill and Juan Carlos Palacio of USA Bouquet, a bouquet manufacturer with 6 locations in the US. They serve the super market industry and currently see a lot of metalics coming in, in the bouquets.
Rene Codias, Scott Hill and Juan Carlos Palacio of USA Bouquet, a bouquet manufacturer with 6 locations in the US. They serve the super market industry and currently see a lot of metalics coming in, in the bouquets.
The ladies of USA Bouquet with Jordy de Jong of Intergreen. These companies merged last year, using each others strengths.
The ladies of USA Bouquet with Jordy de Jong of Intergreen. These companies merged last year, using each others strengths. 
Steve Durham of Flopak, a packaging manufacturer (pot covers and sleeves), presenting their spring collection. They mostly supply growers, but also major chain and grocery stores in the US, Central and South America.
Steve Durham of Flopak, a packaging manufacturer (pot covers and sleeves), presenting their spring collection. They mostly supply growers, but also major chain and grocery stores in the US, Central and South America. 
Allen Yung (on the right) of 99 International with a visitor. They supply bamboo and ceramics out of China and mainly export these products to Los Angeles where their products are being distributed all over the country.Lucky Bamboo is the brand.
Allen Yung (on the right) of 99 International with a visitor. They supply bamboo and ceramics out of China and mainly export these products to Los Angeles where their products are being distributed all over the country.Lucky Bamboo is the brand.
The ladies of Sutton Ferneries. They produce fresh cut greenery and pre-made floral greens products in Florida and supply them to supermarkets across the US. They also have also facility in Miami for making the bouquets and the pre-made floral greens products.
The ladies of Sutton Ferneries. They produce fresh cut greenery and pre-made floral greens products in Florida and supply them to supermarkets across the US. They also have also facility in Miami for making the bouquets and the pre-made floral greens products.
Chris McCain and Ixo Valdes of Chrysal presenting their compostable Flower Food sachets. "It is fully compostable in about 12 weeks, the same as an orange or banana peel.
Chris McCain and Ixo Valdes of Chrysal presenting their compostable Flower Food sachets. "It is fully compostable in about 12 weeks, the same as an orange or banana peel.
Melessa Arbelaez, Veronica Acevedo and Lina Aust of Galleria Farms, a grower, importer and distributor of chrysanthemums, hydrangeas, roses peony and more. They own 2 farms in Medillin and Bogota. According to Aust, they are the pioneers and experts in color enhance products and they were the first company that introduced the hydrangea to the mass market retailers. "It is now in the top 5 best selling floral items."
Melessa Arbelaez, Veronica Acevedo and Lina Aust of Galleria Farms, a grower, importer and distributor of chrysanthemums, hydrangeas, roses peony and more. They own 2 farms in Medillin and Bogota. According to Aust, they are the pioneers and experts in color enhance products and they were the first company that introduced the hydrangea to the mass market retailers. "It is now in the top 5 best selling floral items."
Some of the color enhanced flowers at the booth of Galleria Farms.
Some of the color enhanced flowers at the booth of Galleria Farms.
Jonathan Schamback of The Elite Bouquet. - one of the biggest distributors of flowers in the US with farms in Colombia and Ecuador. Their booth was divided in two sides, representing each one collection. Jonathan is now in the side that represents the Summer of Love 2020 collection. This collection is made with the upcoming elections of 2020 in mind. "It should be all about peace and love." In this collection, the dyed, bright and shiny colored products are the main characteristic.
Jonathan Schamback of The Elite Bouquet. - one of the biggest distributors of flowers in the US with farms in Colombia and Ecuador. Their booth was divided in two sides, representing each one collection. Jonathan is now in the side that represents the Summer of Love 2020 collection. This collection is made with the upcoming elections of 2020 in mind. "It should be all about peace and love." In this collection, the dyed, bright and shiny colored products are the main characteristic.
The other collection presented at the booth of The Elite Bouquet is "Get Inked". They did some research and discovered that 48 percent of the US Millennials have a tattoo or are interested in getting one. "We thought, it might be cool to have a collection that promotes the art behind it." The focus flower in this collection is the rose. On the picture Tatiana Behr and Mauricio Ruiz.
The other collection presented at the booth of The Elite Bouquet is "Get Inked". They did some research and discovered that 48 percent of the US Millennials have a tattoo or are interested in getting one. "We thought, it might be cool to have a collection that promotes the art behind it." The focus flower in this collection is the rose. On the picture Tatiana Behr and Mauricio Ruiz.
One of the 2 collections presented by The Elite Bouquet is "Get Inked", and in this pick a DIY tattoo.
One of the 2 collections presented by The Elite Bouquet is "Get Inked", and in this pick a DIY tattoo.
The team of Encore Floral is a 65 year old bouquet manufacturing company that has 3 locations in the US (Miami, Grand Rapids, Dallas), but also an office in Bogota and Quito to source the flowers. But they also import flowers out of the Netherlands.
The team of Encore Floral is a 65 year old bouquet manufacturing company that has 3 locations in the US (Miami, Grand Rapids, Dallas), but also an office in Bogota and Quito to source the flowers. But they also import flowers out of the Netherlands.
Bouquet sleeves at A-Roo.
Bouquet sleeves at A-Roo. 
Taiga, a clematis variety that is currently being trialed by Clearview, they have high expectations for this variety to become a hit.
Taiga, a clematis variety that is currently being trialed by Clearview, they have high expectations for this variety to become a hit. 
The team of Falcon Farms, a completely integrated company. According to George Elias (on the right in front) they are the largest flower grower out of Ecuador and one of the largest in Colombia. Around 45-50 percent of their flowers in their portfolio are roses and he rest all other types of flowers. They match the flowers they grow to the region. 65% of their flowers go directly in bouquets, so are not double handled. They have distributor centers throughout the US. "In this way, we can maximize our reach to our customers and create a much stronger footprint." Their main customers are the supermarkets, but they supply wholesalers too.
The team of Falcon Farms, a completely integrated company. According to George Elias (on the right in front) they are the largest flower grower out of Ecuador and one of the largest in Colombia. Around 45-50 percent of their flowers in their portfolio are roses and he rest all other types of flowers. They match the flowers they grow to the region. 65% of their flowers go directly in bouquets, so are not double handled. They have distributor centers throughout the US. "In this way, we can maximize our reach to our customers and create a much stronger footprint." Their main customers are the supermarkets, but they supply wholesalers too.
Justin Barlett of Dutchman Tree Farms presenting one of their new Christmas tree items.
Justin Barlett of Dutchman Tree Farms presenting one of their new Christmas tree items. 
John Marino of Dan Schantz Farm Greenhouses. They grow a range pf indoor and outdoor plants, but are currently very busy with their pumpkin season.
John Marino of Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouses. They grow a range pf indoor and outdoor plants, but are currently very busy with their pumpkin season.
Albert Garcia of currugated packaging company PCA. They have over 100 locations in the US.
Albert Garcia of currugated packaging company PCA. They have over 100 locations in the US. 
Peter Hesse of Berger with Layci Gragnini of Ball and Julie Williams of Berger. They all have a booth at the show, but were just checking out what's more on display at the Floral Marketplace.
Peter Hesse of Berger with Layci Gragnini of Ball and Julie Williams of Berger. They all have a booth at the show, but were just checking out what's more on display at the Floral Marketplace. 
Bonny Doligherty of Glad-A-Way, , a Calofornian Gladiolus farm that covers more than 550 acres in the rolling hills of the Santa Maria Valley. The peak production season is April through December.
Bonny Doligherty of Glad-A-Way, , a Calofornian Gladiolus farm that covers more than 550 acres in the rolling hills of the Santa Maria Valley. The peak production season is April through December.
Willie Salavea of Real Fans Go Nuts presenting the Kukui, which means Luck in Hawaiian. These products (neckless made out of nuts) go into the floral department and are mainly sold during the graduation season.
Willie Salavea of Real Fans Go Nuts presenting the Kukui, which means Luck in Hawaiian. These products (neckless made out of nuts) go into the floral department and are mainly sold during the graduation season.
David Pruitt of Certified American Grown with Misty Welborn and Michael Mellano of Mellano, who mainly grows field flowers. Their core business is perennial foliage and fillers which they grow on their 450 acres farm in North San Diego. They also make bouquets and supply them to supermarkets and wholesalers.
David Pruitt of Certified American Grown with Misty Welborn and Michael Mellano of Mellano, who mainly grows field flowers. Their core business is perennial foliage and fillers which they grow on their 450 acres farm in North San Diego. They also make bouquets and supply them to supermarkets and wholesalers. 
According to Mellano, foliage is strong right now and Agonis is one of their popular varieties.
According to Mellano, foliage is strong right now and Agonis is one of their popular varieties.
The Certified American Grown pavilion has 6 growers, but there were 10 other Certified American Grown growers exhibiting at the show.
The Certified American Grown pavilion has 6 growers, but there were 10 other Certified American Grown growers exhibiting at the show.
The Oosterveld family presenting their new Color Changing Fresh Sensors "FMA" - a product that was developed to indicates the freshness of the flower and therefore helps to determine when floral products need to be discounted for quick sale - and their farm tukip farm JarJal Floral - that besides growing tulips now also other types of other growers distributes. More on both subjects later in FloralDaily.
The Oosterveld family presenting their new Color Changing Fresh Sensors "FMA" - a product that was developed to indicates the freshness of the flower and therefore helps to determine when floral products need to be discounted for quick sale - and their farm tukip farm JarJal Floral - that besides growing tulips now also other types of other growers distributes. More on both subjects later in FloralDaily.
By marrying part of the sticker which is being put on the sleeves to indicate the vase life of the product.
By marrying part of the sticker which is being put on the sleeves to indicate the vase life of the product. 
The color changes from gray to yellow - so from a color that indicates a full vase life (indicated by the grower or supermarket) to a color of 50% vase life.
The color changes from gray to yellow - so from a color that indicates a full vase life (indicated by the grower or supermarket) to a color of 50% vase life.
Emiel van Tongerlo and Robin van der Schaaf promoting Roselily, a pollen free lily variety, of which they supply the bulbs. Last year, this "Dutch invention" entered the US market and since then, they have seen the numbers increasing rapidly.
Emiel van Tongerlo and Robin van der Schaaf promoting Roselily, a pollen free lily variety, of which they supply the bulbs. Last year, this "Dutch invention" entered the US market and since then, they have seen the numbers increasing rapidly. 
Sara Rodriguez and Karli Nelson of PF Flowers. They grow lilies and tropical flowers in a 80ha greenhouse and on 150ha open field in Costa Rica. The US is their main market where hey supply supermarkets and wholesalers. They are constantly increasing their assortment with new types of flowers and trialing new lily varieties.
Sara Rodriguez and Karli Nelson of P&F Flowers. They grow lilies and tropical flowers in a 80ha greenhouse and on 150ha open field in Costa Rica. The US is their main market where hey supply supermarkets and wholesalers. They are constantly increasing their assortment with new types of flowers and trialing new lily varieties. 
The team of Global Bouquet, worlds largest growers of raffine. Together with breeder HolverdaKooij, they test and grow new varieties. One variety that they are currently testing is the Barbathus.
The team of Global Bouquet, worlds largest growers of raffine. Together with breeder HolverdaKooij, they test and grow new varieties. One variety that they are currently testing is the Barbathus.
The exhibition floor.
The exhibition floor. 
The exhibition floor.
The exhibition floor. 
Bridgette Tapia of Temking PPC. They manufacture sleeves, Quicupts, sheets, textures and picks and at their booth, they also paid special attention to their sustainable product line.
Bridgette Tapia of Temking PPC. They manufacture sleeves, Quicupts, sheets, textures and picks and at their booth, they also paid special attention to their sustainable product line.  
Karen Tilstra of Rosaflora with Lawrence Hopman of Jopman Flower Farms, the agent of ROsa Flora. Tilstra sees a good demand for their gerbera's. "The gerbera is the claim to fame."
Karen Tilstra of Rosaflora with Lawrence Hopman of Jopman Flower Farms, the agent of ROsa Flora. Tilstra sees a good demand for their gerbera's. "The gerbera is the claim to fame."
The ladies of Sunshine Bouquet. This company began as a small, family-run flower shop in the basement of a central New Jersey home in 1971. After opening their first office in Dayton, NJ, they grew rapidly. Then, they opened their branch in Miami in 1993 and not long after the first international facility in Bogota, Colombia, which accelerated and made the the transportation of the flowers into the United States more efficient.
The ladies of Sunshine Bouquet. This company began as a small, family-run flower shop in the basement of a central New Jersey home in 1971. After opening their first office in Dayton, NJ, they grew rapidly. Then, they opened their branch in Miami in 1993 and not long after the first international facility in Bogota, Colombia, which accelerated and made the the transportation of the flowers into the United States more efficient.
 
Dave Kaplan and Yassin Legesse Johnson of Sunrise Flowers, an Ethiopian farm, were also visiting the show.
Dave Kaplan and Yassin Legesse Johnson of Sunrise Flowers, an Ethiopian farm, were also visiting the show.
Nick Bovaro, Robert Bruno and Cameron Kent of Rocket Farms. They grow all kind of potted plants and herbs and ship them nation wide. They are the 3rd largest supplier of potted plants in the US - with 100 acres of greenhouse.
Nick Bovaro, Robert Bruno and Cameron Kent of Rocket Farms. They grow all kind of potted plants and herbs and ship them nation wide. They are the 3rd largest supplier of potted plants in the US - with 100 acres of greenhouse.
Te team of ReedTMS Logistics.
Te team of ReedTMS Logistics. 
Westerlay Orchids.
Westerlay Orchids. 
Ben DObbe of Hlland America Flowers, a grower with a farm in Washington and California. Most of the flowers in the bouquets are home-grown and they are being supplied all over the US.
Ben DObbe of Hlland America Flowers, a grower with a farm in Washington and California. Most of the flowers in the bouquets are home-grown and they are being supplied all over the US. 
The team of Fiorentina Flowers, a Ecuadorian 23ha rose grower looking to expand markets by supplying supermarkets as well. North America and Europe are their main export markets.
The team of Fiorentina Flowers, a Ecuadorian 23ha rose grower looking to expand markets by supplying supermarkets as well. North America and Europe are their main export markets.
Ismael Resendiz of Resendiz Brothers, presenting their exotic flowers, growm om Fallbrook California at the Certified American Grown booth.
Ismael Resendiz of Resendiz Brothers, presenting their exotic flowers, growm om Fallbrook California at the Certified American Grown booth.
David and Jana Register of FernTrust (of Seville, Florida), a cooperatiive (founded in 1986) of foliagegrowers.
David and Jana Register of FernTrust (of Seville, Florida), a cooperatiive (founded in 1986) of foliage growers.
Linda Giovannozzi of B-Fresh at the Certified American Grown pavilion.
Linda Giovannozzi of B-Fresh at the Certified American Grown pavilion.
Rudi and Donna Vis of River Ridge Farms. They grow all kind of potted plants, indoors and outdoors and are based in Ventrura Oxnard. They supply nationwide and mainly supermarkets.
Rudi and Donna Vis of River Ridge Farms. They grow all kind of potted plants, indoors and outdoors and are based in Ventrura Oxnard. They supply nationwide and mainly supermarkets. 
The team of FedEx.
The team of FedEx. 
Do you remember the succulent on a stick that Dmmen Orange presented at last years PMA Fresh Summit? Now they have the succulent on a stick in a pot. In the picture the team of Dmmen Orange with Lars van Weerdenburg of Sande Flowers on the left.
Do you remember the succulent on a stick that Dümmen Orange presented at last years PMA Fresh Summit? Now they have the succulent on a stick in a pot. In the picture the team of Dümmen Orange with Lars van Weerdenburg of Sande Flowers on the left. 
Sherri van der Wal and Andre Harster of Harster Greenhouses. They are specialized in miniplants and is selling most of them in a concept (plant with pot or self watering pot). They supply chain stores and garden centers.
Sherri van der Wal and Andre Harster of Harster Greenhouses. They are specialized in miniplants and is selling most of them in a concept (plant with pot or self watering pot). They supply chain stores and garden centers.
Mark Schrama and Brett Usina of Lexiflor. This Miami based import company imports flowers from all over the world and are exhibiting at the PMA Fresh Summit for the first time.
Mark Schrama and Brett Usina of Lexiflor. This Miami based import company imports flowers from all over the world and are exhibiting at the PMA Fresh Summit for the first time. 
The team of Fantasy Farms talking with a visitor.
The team of Fantasy Farms talking with a visitor. 
Exhibition Floor.
Exhibition Floor. 
The team of Valley Springs presenting their natural and airbrushed hydrangeas.
The team of Valley Springs presenting their natural and airbrushed hydrangeas. 
The airbrushed hydrangeas of Valley Springs.
The airbrushed hydrangeas of Valley Springs.
The Freedom again steals the show at the booth of Natural Flowers. The Colombian farm is known for their Freedom variety and has offices in the Offices in the US, Japan and Russia.
The Freedom again steals the show at the booth of Natural Flowers. The Colombian farm is known for their Freedom variety and has offices in the Offices in the US, Japan and Russia.
Jorge Gomez of Vistaflor presenting one of their Wedding bouquets, something they are specialized in. They supply their products to 37 countries in the world and the US is their main market.
Jorge Gomez of Vistaflor presenting one of their Wedding bouquets, something they are specialized in. They supply their products to 37 countries in the world and the US is their main market.
Sebastian Franco and Mauricio Ospina of Ecuadorian farm EQR.
Sebastian Franco and Mauricio Ospina of Ecuadorian farm EQR.
Kathy Duarte and Nicolas Brown of Dutchess Bouquet, a grower, distributor and shipper. They have their own farm in Colombia and supply supermarkets in the US.
Kathy Duarte and Nicolas Brown of Dutchess Bouquet, a grower, distributor and shipper. They have their own farm in Colombia and supply supermarkets in the US. 
Petrus Persoon of Natural Fragrance Rose presenting their roses for the first time at the PMA Fresh summit. "Instead of squeezing essential oils from our fragrance flowers and putting those in perfumes, candles and diffusers, we make our own fragrance flowers last for months."
Petrus Persoon of Natural Fragrance Rose presenting their roses for the first time at the PMA Fresh summit. "Instead of squeezing essential oils from our fragrance flowers and putting those in perfumes, candles and diffusers, we make our own fragrance flowers last for months."
The team of Silver Vase, an orchid and bromelia grower.
The team of Silver Vase, an orchid and bromelia grower.
Terah Reid, Celeste DeJong and Bisser Georgiev of LiveTrends presenting their new pop-art concept.
Terah Reid, Celeste DeJong and Bisser Georgiev of LiveTrends presenting their new pop-art concept.
On top of that, LiveTrends also launched a new brand for 2020-2021. Since the establishment 6.5 years ago, they have grown to 16,000 stores. Now, the new brand is Urban Jungle, focused on the creative Millenials; Mindful living.
On top of that, LiveTrends also launched a new brand for 2020-2021. Since the establishment 6.5 years ago, they have grown to 16,000 stores. Now, the new brand is Urban Jungle, focused on the creative Millenials; Mindful living.
Stephen Fransen of Continental Flowers.
Stephen Fransen of Continental Flowers.
Micky and William Byland of N.G.Heimos Greenhouses and Micky's Minis. This year, during hte Floral 'Beach Bash' evening of the first show day, Micky was crowned as this year's Floral Marketer of the Year.
Micky and William Byland of N.G.Heimos Greenhouses and Micky's Minis. This year, during hte Floral 'Beach Bash' evening of the first show day, Micky was crowned as this year's Floral Marketer of the Year. 
The team of Syndicate Sales presenting their consumer direct brand Farmgirl, a brand with perfumed flowers.
The team of Syndicate Sales presenting their consumer direct brand Farmgirl, a brand with perfumed flowers. 
Jorge de la Teja of Fresca Farms presenting their produce concept for cross merchandizing. The concept includes enhanced bouquets (with sprayed- glitter - dyed - airbrushed - and so on -flowers) and a natural version.
Jorge de la Teja of Fresca Farms presenting their produce concept for cross merchandizing. The concept includes enhanced bouquets (with sprayed- glitter - dyed - airbrushed - and so on -  flowers) and a natural version. 
Larry Huff and Alex van Hoekelen of Van Hoekelen Greenhouses, paying a tribute to their Dutch heritage. It is a real family company and they are the largest bulb grower in the Northeast. Their booth has been awarded as "Best booth in line"
Larry Huff and Alex van Hoekelen of Van Hoekelen Greenhouses, paying a tribute to their Dutch heritage. It is a real family company and they are the largest bulb grower in the Northeast. Their booth has been awarded as "Best booth in line" 
Exhibtiion floor.
Exhibtiion floor. 
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor. 
The team of A-Roo presenting their sustainable solutions.
The team of A-Roo presenting their sustainable solutions. 
The Modiform Exo Expert Trays at the booth of A-Roo.
The Modiform Exo Expert Trays at the booth of A-Roo. 
The team of dos Gringos. They are specialized in sun flowers that they grow in Mexico and Southern California. In total, they grow them in about 2000 acres open field. The bouquets are made at their assembly facilities in Mexico or San Diego.
The team of dos Gringos. They are specialized in sun flowers that they grow in Mexico and Southern California. In total, they grow them in about 2000 acres open field. The bouquets are made at their assembly facilities in Mexico or San Diego.
Also Christmas trees at the Floral Marketplace.
Also Christmas trees at the Floral Marketplace. 
Gips at Passion Growers.
Gips at Passion Growers. 
Bouquets of Encore Floral.
Bouquets of Encore Floral. 
Flowers on display at Sun Valley Gardens.
Flowers on display at Sun Valley Gardens. 
New Carnation Selva at Falcon Farms.
New Carnation Selva at Falcon Farms. 
Balloons Everywhere
Balloons Everywhere
Mitch Boekestyn from Flora Pack Inc. noticed that people visiting his booth were especially interested in all kinds of added value like tin pots and pot covers.
Mitch Boekestyn from Flora Pack Inc. noticed that people visiting his booth were especially interested in all kinds of added value like tin pots and pot covers.
The last hour of the exhibition was a sign for a lot of people to come and get a (free) bouquet, for example by Mellano Company.
The last hour of the exhibition was a sign for a lot of people to come and get a (free) bouquet, for example by Mellano & Company.
Amaryllis at the booth of Bloomaker.
Amaryllis at the booth of Bloomaker.
Collin Biggs of FSI Decor holding a flower vase as an example of the added value they were showcasing.
Collin Biggs of FSI Decor holding a flower vase as an example of the added value they were showcasing.
Several sorts of small and bigger trees at the booth of The Pinery.
Several sorts of small and bigger trees at the booth of The Pinery.
Some more balloons, this time at the booth of Betallic.
Some more balloons, this time at the booth of Betallic.
The Ocean View Growers brought some serious flower art to Anaheim, like you can see in the back of the picture. In front Dan Vordale, Yvette Trevino and Thaddeus Servantez.
The Ocean View Growers brought some serious flower art to Anaheim, like you can see in the back of the picture. In front Dan Vordale, Yvette Trevino and Thaddeus Servantez.
Balloons at Burton+Burtons booth.
Balloons at Burton+Burton’s booth.
The flowers dont look scary, but the dead faces in the back of the booth of Homestead Growers Niagara do, dont they?
The flowers don’t look scary, but the dead faces in the back of the booth of Homestead Growers Niagara do, don’t they?
Dawnyel Debruyn representing Mountain View Nursery. The company grows anthuriums, but also start growing green plants.
Dawnyel Debruyn representing Mountain View Nursery. The company grows anthuriums, but also start growing green plants.
Hampshire Paper, showing paper covers.
Hampshire Paper, showing … paper covers.
Steve Young with MODA Concrete next to the mini-gardens with mini-succulents while holding the travel box, also for mini-succulents.
Steve Young with MODA Concrete next to the mini-gardens with mini-succulents while holding the travel box, also for mini-succulents.
Tim Hionis of Hionis Greenhouses
Tim Hionis of Hionis Greenhouses
Juan Carlos Aguilar of Dramm Echter Farms with the walking lilies of Roselily.
Juan Carlos Aguilar of Dramm Echter Farms with the walking lilies of Roselily.
Beth Hartman and Robert Echter of Dramm Echter Farms. They brought all kinds of cut flowers, like the popular peony rose Alaska and also hemp for consumers to put into bouquets themselves.
Beth Hartman and Robert Echter of Dramm Echter Farms. They brought all kinds of cut flowers, like the popular peony rose Alaska and also hemp for consumers to put into bouquets themselves.
Raul Rivera and Carolina Sarmiento of Passion Growers, a grower of mainly roses with farms in Colombia and Ecuador, on 800ha. The US is their main market where they have an office in Miami. They are known for their roses, but they grow all the flowers they use in the bouquets.
Raul Rivera and Carolina Sarmiento of Passion Growers, a grower of mainly roses with farms in Colombia and Ecuador, on 800ha. The US is their main market where they have an office in Miami. They are known for their roses, but they grow all the flowers they use in the bouquets. 
Pioneer Flower Farms brought lots of bouquets.
Pioneer Flower Farms brought lots of bouquets.
Erin Caird of Por la Mar Nursery, a breeder, grower and shipper of; gardenia, hydrangea, calla lilies, cyclamen, zygocactus (outside of hydrangea, mini rose, gardenia, calla lily) of which is bred right in Santa Barbara, CA. They are the First American Grown certified potted plant producer in the USA since 2015.
Erin Caird of Por la Mar Nursery, a breeder, grower and shipper of; gardenia, hydrangea, calla lilies, cyclamen, zygocactus (outside of hydrangea, mini rose, gardenia, calla lily) of which is bred right in Santa Barbara, CA. They are the First American Grown certified potted plant producer in the USA since 2015.
The team of Melody Farms presenting their 'Save the Planet Program', in partnership with Oceany Society - they teach people how to take care of the Oceans. In this program, one cent per stem sold goes to this society. This Colombian Farm sells their flowers worldwide and the US is their main market where they mainly supply wholesalers, followed by supermarkets.
The team of Melody Farms presenting their 'Save the Planet Program', in partnership with Oceany Society - they teach people how to take care of the Oceans. In this program, one cent per stem sold goes to this society. This Colombian Farm sells their flowers worldwide and the US is their main market where they mainly supply wholesalers, followed by supermarkets.

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