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NEWS February 6, 2019 posted by WillieeArmellini

Valentine’s Day update #2

This update finds that the holiday outlook is still very strong for retail. Growers have had a hard time with the weather in the last weeks of production. The big…

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Valentine’s Day update #2
NEWS January 30, 2019 posted by WillieeArmellini

TPIE 2019 review

Recently Flowersandcents.com attended the 2019 edition of the TPIE tropical plant show in Fort Lauderdale. With the super cold Arctic air blasting the US, I thought this would be a…

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TPIE 2019 review
California Floral News January 17, 2019 posted by WillieeArmellini

California Floral News

CalFlowers Alaska Airlines Program Takes Off You may have heard recently that CalFlowers and Alaska Air Cargo  teamed up to provide a new shipping program designed especially for flowers.  We’ve…

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California Floral News
NEWS January 10, 2019 posted by WillieeArmellini

What’ happening in Floral now!

Greetings to all and a Happy 2019. I spend a good deal of time traveling to floral shows and reporting on them to you my readers (thank you). Hpp exhibitions…

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What’ happening in Floral now!
Colombian News January 2, 2019 posted by WillieeArmellini

El Nino is coming

This article is about bananas but what happens to bananas in Colombia will like have the same effect on flowers.   Colombian banana grower association Augura has warned producers to…

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El Nino is coming
NEWS January 2, 2019 posted by WillieeArmellini

Rose Parade 2019

I have to admit that I have not paid very much attention to this major floral event called the Rose Parade in Pasadena Ca. Of course I knew it existed…

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Rose Parade 2019
Hacked December 18, 2018 posted by WillieeArmellini

Hacked and held for ransom

What happens when one day, you try to log onto your company computer and nothing works. You are only left with a message on your screen advising you to make…

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Hacked and held for ransom
NEWS December 18, 2018 posted by WillieeArmellini

Mel Schwanke passes

For immediate release- Mel Schwanke AAF, Past President of the Society of American Florists, and Recipient of the SAF Floriculture Hall of Fame Honor passed away at his home in…

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Mel Schwanke passes
NEWS December 17, 2018 posted by WillieeArmellini

Freight issues continue

It appears that the cargo airlines are using their planes to haul Christmas items and leaving some flowers behind. Not all importers that I spoke to are having these problems…

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Freight issues continue
NEWS November 28, 2018 posted by WillieeArmellini

What’s happening in floral. Now!

Hello to all and I hope this update finds you well. Trucking issues are still a big part of the logistics discussions. All across the nation carriers are having difficulty…

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What’s happening in floral. Now!
NEWS October 26, 2018 posted by WillieeArmellini

PMA 2018 Orlando review

What do you get when you mix a large produce show with a show full of beautiful floral displays? A beautiful show that you can eat your way around. Wow,…

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PMA 2018 Orlando review

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