Freight That Can’t Wait Is Big Business At Miami International

March 18, 2010 Joe Mann, Miami Herald

Miami-based Arrow, which serves Latin America and the Caribbean with its own fleet, moved the largest volume of air cargo though MIA in 2009 — nearly 204,000 tons of exports and 86.3 percent of the country’s flower imports.

Ikebana With A Youthful Flair

Betty Tanaka can often be found scouting tree trimming sites and garbage left
alongside the road. Her trips reveal a bountiful lot of branches, fronds,
driftwood and an array of materials beautifully transformed into ikebana
arrangements.

Winter Weather Could Be Boon For First Coast Nurseries This Spring

This is also the time that nurseries hope their business blooms like azaleas in
the spring. A lot of them need it, though predictions run from pessimistic
through uncertainty all the way to full optimism.

Impress Your Host, Bring Flowers

Game night, a candlelit al fresco dinner party, Sunday brunch, you name it —
hosts and hostesses are coming up with themes, menus, intriguing guest lists and
decor to make their friends and family feel special. Thoughtful guests should do their
part by arriving with a trinket to express appreciation for all the effort the
hosts have undertaken to ensure that everyone has a grand time.

WF&FSA Now Accepting Nominations For 2010 LTK Award

The Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association (WF&FSA)
board of directors is accepting nominations for the 2010 Leland T. Kintzele
Distinguished Service (LTK) Award. The award will be presented at the WF&FSA
Floral Distribution Conference November 3-5, at the Doral, Miami, FL.