The Politics of Flowers

You might have noticed that fresh flower prices have risen a bit in the past few weeks. Who would ever think that a new tax on people in one South American country, Colombia, would ever have an effect here in Auburn, New York? That is exactly what has happened.

New Colombia Avocado Board Promotes Colombian Hass Avocados Veteran U.S. Commodity Board Leader Heads Organization

December 7, 2020 Colombia Avocado Board

From the beautiful country of Colombia, renowned for its cut flowers and producing the world’s richest coffee, comes another treasure: Hass avocados.

Colombian Flowers are Ready for the All Saints’ Day Celebration

October 19, 2020 Asocolflores

All Saints’ Day has become the most important celebration of the calendar year’s second half. Its religious significance has made it a day of celebration not only in Spain but in a number of European countries, including the Netherlands and Italy.

Colombia Features Top Sustainable Practices at PMA Fresh Summit

October 17, 2019 ProColombia

Nine Colombian companies will be presenting their products fueled of innovation and sustainable practices at the Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2019 Fresh Summit when it convenes on October 18th and 19th at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Mission Produce Announces Staggering Growth Agenda in Colombia

September 19, 2019 Mission Produce

Mission Produce, Inc., the world’s most advanced avocado network, today announced its staggering growth agenda in Colombia including plans to ramp up avocado production within the next two years.