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2022-06-24
Floriexpo, previously known as the International Floriculture Expo, is a B2B floral industry event that brings together professionals in the industry to network, expand their horizons, learn about floriculture and what’s new in the industry. Whether it’s wholesalers, suppliers, distributors or those handling floral accessories such as containers and design — Floriexpo unites businesses across all categories in floriculture.
2022-06-24
Perspective One: Business Owner Do you require a few additional hands for an upcoming event but are unsure where to look? Do you want to give a new designer a trial run before hiring them full-time? When it comes to hiring a freelance floral artist, these are some of the questions that business owners ponder. It is important to have a game plan when you are seeking freelance help. Create a list of what skills you are looking for, the requirements for a day of work and how much time and money you are willing to dedicate to the freelancer.
2022-06-24
Edward L. Myrick Produce has long been a big player in the produce scene in Florida and Georgia, working with chain stores and wholesalers all around the United States and Canada. This year, the Pompano Beach, FL-based company opened a new Michigan facility in an effort to increase its year-round supply of fresh fruits and vegetables.
2022-06-24
Food Lion honored a select group of food banks, volunteers, community leaders and associates at the seventh annual Food Lion Feeds Feedys Awards. The event recognized those who dedicate their time and talents to providing meals, resources, education and hope to neighbors battling food insecurity in the towns and cities Food Lion serves.
2022-06-24
California’s citrus domestic season is winding down, and the Bee Sweet Citrus sales team has begun to shift its focus to the company’s annual summer program. “Fresh citrus is in demand year-round,” stated Bee Sweet Citrus Sales Representative Joe Berberian. “As families continue to invest in their health, we anticipate that demand for lemons, mandarins and lemons will remain steady throughout the summer months.”
2022-06-24
Moxxy’s award-winning team is celebrating a major accomplishment by one of its members—the agency recently promoted Debbie Cintora to senior project manager. Located in Los Baños, CA, and a key member of Moxxy’s West Coast team, Cintora started at Moxxy in February 2016 as an account coordinator.
2022-06-24
It’s a bountiful summer of blueberries for California Giant Berry Farms, as the company forecasts giant volumes of blues ahead. The grower’s high yields and exceptional quality continue as consumer demand for blueberries remains firmly in place.
2022-06-24
Metrolina Greenhouses, a USA-based ornamentals grower, has been awarded the title of International Grower of the Year 2022 by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). The coveted ‘Gold Rose’ award was presented to Metrolina Greenhouses by Royal FloraHolland CEO, Steven van Schilfgaarde, at the AIPH IGOTY Awards 2022 on Tuesday 14 June 2022 at GreenTech Amsterdam.
2022-06-24
Al Finch, president of Florida Classic Growers Inc. in Dundee, FL, died Tuesday, June 21, at Moffitt Cancer Cancer in Tampa, FL. He was 55 years old. He had first been diagnosed with cancer in 2014.
2022-06-24
Michigan is known for growing a wide variety of crops and the state leads the nation in the production of asparagus, black and cranberry beans, cucumbers, tart cherries, Niagara grapes and squash. According to the Michigan Vegetable Council, there are more than 167,000 acres of vegetables grown in Michigan. While farms range in size, the majority of the medium and larger growers are generational farms, while newer farmers tend to be smaller, though some newer growers are working on large farms and are very strong and active.