TITLE

NFC: Australia's south east flower hub

AUTHOR(S)
Gerber, Audrey
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
FloraCulture International;Sep2012, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the National Flower Centre (NFC) at the Melbourne Market Authority (MMA) and the trends of the flower industry in Australia. It says that the NFC, which is the hub of flower sales in the state is offering permanent stands and allow florists to attend the market for short periods to sell seasonal products. It adds that the domestic flower industry in the state is worth in excess of $900 million, with nearly 15% sold through supermarkets.
ACCESSION #
79967819

 

Related Articles

  • Researchers say fragrance may be key quality consumers look for when selecting flowers.  // Garden Center Magazine;Jan2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p18 

    The article discusses a study by the American Floral Endowment and researchers from the University of Florida (UF) which found that fragrance is of top purchasing when purchasing flowers followed by flower color with preference for explosive, vibrant red petals.

  • 144 Capitol Hill Offices, All in a Day at CAD.  // FloraCulture International;May2012, p26 

    The article offers information on the Congressional Action Days of Society of American Florists (SAF) held in Washington, D. C. on March 19-20, 2012. It states that retailers, wholesalers, and growers that are member of floral industry of the U.S. visited congressional offices to push the...

  • Sydney looks for florist of the year.  // Australian Horticulture;Mar2009, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p10 

    The article provides information on the Florist of the Year Program of Sydney Markets Limited. It was established in 2003 with the aim of increasing sales of fresh flowers by improving customer service. Shopfront florists in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory were the only ones...

  • THE HUMAN COST OF CUT-PRICE FLOWERS. McConnell, Tristan // Grocer;6/4/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8007, p36 

    The article discusses the environmental and social impact of the booming horticultural industry on inhabitants around Lake Naivasha, Kenya. It is noted that the minimum wage agreed between labor unions and flower farms in the area are not enough for families. British retailers sourcing flowers...

  • Flower sales bloom for Mother's Day. Mannering, Robin // Convenience Store;3/30/2012, p8 

    The article reports that sales of flowers were higher than usual in the week leading up to Mothering Sunday, reflecting the upward trend in the flower industry.

  • Chain, Chain, Chain. Armelli, William // FloraCulture International;Jun2014, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p26 

    The article offers the author's insights on his conversation with wholesale florist chains including Carlstedts, Dreisbach, and Nordile. He asked them with questions including whether they plan to grow their business, their perception for the floral industry in general, and their expectation to...

  • Business environment. Kras, Jaap N. // FloraCulture International;Sep2013, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p11 

    The article offers the author's insights on business environment where company's success largely depends. He states the linear relationship between a country's economic situation and the consumption of flowers. He says that there are two supermarkets selling plants and flowers in Amsterdam,...

  • Flower power. Wallengren, Maja // African Business;June97, Issue 222, p27 

    Focuses on the growth of the cut flower industry in Tanzania. Increase in European market orders; Hortanzia's rose experiments; Potential of the Kilimanjaro area for growing flowers.

  • 2012 Outlook.  // FloraCulture International;Feb2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p9 

    The article offers information on the outlook for the flower industry in Colombia in 2012, which is said to gain stronger foothold in the Russian market with the celebration of the International Women's Day in Russia.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics