PEAKfresh Shows Visual Value Among Floral Products And Reduces Shrink

April 23, 2010 PEAKfresh

They say the proof is in the pudding an old proverb referencing the necessity of personal experiences. By using PEAKfresh packaging films for shipments, floral grower-shipper The Sun Valley Group learned firsthand that the proof was not only in the pudding but also in the reduction of wasted pudding, a critical statistic to any perishable consumer goods business operator.

NRF: Consumers To Spend More On Mom This Year

Mothers Day is looking a little brighter than last year, as consumers are expected to spend $14.6 billion on gifts for Mom this year, according to recent study.

Canadian Flower Growers See Silver Lining In Icelandic Ash Cloud

Canadian flower growers could enjoy a boost in sales as wholesalers and retailers scramble to fill gaps left as order fail to arrived by air from Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

FTD.COM Launches Smithsonian Flowers By FTD

April 22, 2010 Inc.

FTD.COM, Inc. has launched Smithsonian Flowers by FTD(R), a line of potted orchid plants and wrapped floral Tussie Mussie bouquets, inspired by the rich and distinctive Smithsonian Horticulture Division collections.

The Louisiana House Moves Forward On Abolishing Florist Testing

The Louisiana House Commerce Committee has agreed to pass a bill by Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, that would eliminate the test now required by individuals who want to become a licensed retail florist. The bill would discontinue both the objective written exam and the subjective floral arrangement test.