New AFE Poster Gives Tips for Flower Care

October 18, 2019 American Floral Endowment

American Floral Endowment has released a new poster encouraging best practices in flower care. The 16.5″ x 20.5″, laminated poster promotes results from AFE-funded research that stresses the three C’s – Cooling, Cleanliness, and Care – all essential factors to keeping flowers at their best!

PFS Floral Cooperative Association Taps First American for Integrated Payments Delivery

October 18, 2019 PFS Floral Cooperative

PFS Floral Cooperative Association (PFS), formed to help independent florists build and keep local business while also encouraging local populations to shop small, announces a major new benefit for co-op members.

Dümmen Orange Signs Technical Service Contract with NCKU Orchid Alliance

October 18, 2019 Dümmen Orange

Under this contract, NCKU will provide nuclear DNA testing and multiplex analysis of orchid plants. NCKU also invited Dümmen Orange to take out a gold membership of the Orchid Biotechnology and Creativity Industry-University Alliance and become its first international member.

Evigence and Jarja Floral Partner to Redefine Floral Freshness Monitoring

October 17, 2019 Evigence Sensors

Leading supermarket chains are piloting the sophisticated freshness sensors on bouquets in select locations to reduce waste and increase customer satisfaction by ensuring optimum merchandising at point of purchase.

Fixing Fresh-Cut Flowers With a New Supply Chain

October 17, 2019 PYMNTS

When John Tabis founded the digital flower delivery service Bouqs seven years ago, his goal was to make the flower industry more sustainable. And while “sustainable” has become an increasingly favored descriptor for many direct-to-consumer (DTC) businesses looking to take a new bite out of an old vertical, Bouqs was designed from the ground up to change the way flowers on demand are sold, by changing the supply chain that brings them to market.