Australian plants form the largest proportion of cut flowers produced in Australia for export. The growth of this industry requires the continual introduction of new plant varieties that can extend the range and availability of flowers. Boronia heterophylla has been … Continued
Because of the global production system and marketplace, and the high perishability of cut flowers, air transport has been the transport system of choice. The purpose of this chapter is to provide information on the factors that affect the postharvest life of cut … Continued
Case Study from ‘Top of the Range Flowers’ on changes in the industry over the last fifteen years.
Getting involved in exporting can be a good source of income if done correctly, but it involves greater risks and costs than supplying flowers to the domestic market. Preparing and packing fresh cut flowers for export is highly specialised, as … Continued
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
A PowerPoint highlighting issues and ideas for native flower growers.
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
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
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
Marketplace Trends in Floral Imports to the USA.