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
Export flower industry Statistics – 2002

Export flower industry Statistics – 2002

This report presents information about the size and nature of the Australian flower export industry. The report gives information on the patterns and levels of flower exports across a range of important variables. Seasonal information on the categories of flower exports as … Continued
Fumigating Postharvested Wildflowers for Export

Fumigating Postharvested Wildflowers for Export

Australian exports of cut flowers were estimated to be worth $A30.1 million in 1995/96 with Australian wildflowers comprising over 90% of exports. However, insect infestations in the flowers and foliage have caused rejections of consignments of flowers by importing countries.
Queensland Sustainable Lifestyle Horticulture Project

Queensland Sustainable Lifestyle Horticulture Project

Freshlogic has been commissioned by the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (DPI&F) to assist the lifestyle horticulture industry adjust to the current challenges being experienced by businesses in the industry. This project is required to develop a strategic direction for the … Continued
Improved Fumigation for Export Wildfowers

Improved Fumigation for Export Wildfowers

Exports of cut flowers from Australia were estimated to be worth $A30.1 million in 1995/96 with wildflowers comprising over 90% of the total. In 1998/99 the value of exports from Victoria was $A7.6 million a 25% increase from 1997/98. Insect infestations in … Continued
Handling of Cut Flowers for Export

Handling of Cut Flowers for Export

Concise, practical guidelines for shippers handling cut flowers by air are needed to ensure an industry-wide standard of excellence. Industry analysts stress the importance of quality and reliability in the increasingly competitive global market for cut flowers.
Flower Export Statistics

Flower Export Statistics

The Flower Export Council of Australia has undertaken in three stages, a review of the statistics that are recorded for the Export Flower Industry and from this review has suggested a range of proposals that will set up a system that will … Continued
Leptospermum as an export cut flower crop

Leptospermum as an export cut flower crop

Wildflowers are cultivated in all States, and Australia’s annual wildflower production is valued at around $45 million at the farm gate, and the value of exports amounted to just under $30 million in 1999/2000. The key commercial wildflowers are geraldton wax, … Continued
Handling of Cut Flowers for Air Transport

Handling of Cut Flowers for Air Transport

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