Improved Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Eco-labelling

Improved Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Eco-labelling

This report aims to provide members of the Australian wildflower and native plants industry with the necessary information to help them make informed choices about  ecolabels available in their export markets. The report also considers the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a … Continued
Improved Export Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Integrated Pest Management

Improved Export Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Integrated Pest Management

There is currently much concern in the industry regarding flower shipment rejections by the USA due to insect contaminations, with particular reference to thryptomene and waxflower from Australia. A workshop was held to determine strategies to reduce United States Department of Agriculture … Continued
New Strategies in Transportation for Floricultural Crops

New Strategies in Transportation for Floricultural Crops

The statistics clearly demonstrate a need to increase consumer satisfaction if cut flower sales are to increase on the U.S. flower market. We feel that the optimal strategy to ensure the adoption of effective temperature management during transportation is to place … Continued
Attendance at International Flower Exhibition in Japan in October 2007

Attendance at International Flower Exhibition in Japan in October 2007

The Trade Mission to Japan in October 2007 focused on two main activities; Meeting flower industry leaders, participants and customers to learn more about the requirements of the flower and foliage market Contributing and participating in the Trade stand at … Continued
Perfume and Consumer Acceptability of Cut Ptilotus Flowers

Perfume and Consumer Acceptability of Cut Ptilotus Flowers

The report describes biochemical, tissue type and temporal (time) nature of scent (volatiles) emissions from native Australian Ptilotus nobilis Passion and Purity flowers. It also reports on the desirability of Ptilotus nobilis Passion scent to consumers who may perceive fragrance as a … Continued
Flower and foliage imports and the Australian industry: Issues, opinions and opportunities

Flower and foliage imports and the Australian industry: Issues, opinions and opportunities

This project has shown that the issue of imported floral products has created strong reactions within the Australian domestic production sector. Given the complexity of the issue and the number of individual aspects involved, there is a tendency towards mixed … Continued