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    Andean greens and foliage from Colombia at Proflora 2019

    Trends says that floral arrangements are changing, and some of those changes have to do with greater presence of foliage and greens in bouquets.

    Bogotá, August 2019. Monochromatic and minimalist arrangements had gone out of fashion since consumers today are looking for bouquet and arrangements to have floral generosity and take risks in terms of colors, therefore foliage and greens are taking center stage in the world.

    Regarding this trend, industry trendsetters should know that Colombia is positioning as a leader in the production and marketing of fresh ornamental foliage and greens. Data supports this assumption, last year exports reached 2,254 tons, with more than 20 species of Colombian foliage of excellent quality landing at 39 destinations worldwide. It is also important to mention that during 2018,  Colombia  exported foliage and greens worth US $12.4 million, which represents an increase of 14.1% in terms of value compared with 2017.

    The perfect place to see fist hand what’s on offer is Proflora, the best flower trade show. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet growers of a wide range of products and to see the farms that works to carry out the best foliage.

    During the show, October 2 to 4, the exhibition will be opened for international buyers to visit some farms previously selected by the event organizers. Also, those who attend will be able to experience the new varieties that will set a trend in the coming years.

    Without a doubt, it is an exceptional opportunity to create new relationships and contacts and to get to know the diversity Colombia has to offer to the world.

    Come and see why Proflora is the best cut flower, foliage and greens show. The main exhibitors will be Colombian and international flower producers, general suppliers, service companies, breeders – who are responsible for developing the new varieties of flowers on the market -, and all floriculture key members. It’s the whole flower industry under one roof.

    For more information, please contact:

    Eliana Alzate

    Marketing and Communication Director                                                                                             

    +57 1 257 9311 ext 0150              

     Cristina Uricoechea

    Proflora and International Trade Fairs Director

    +57 1 257 9311 ext 0153

    Andrea Granados

    Proflora Coordinator

    +57 1 257 9311 ext 0135




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