The majority of Australian grown wildflowers are exported. All countries have controls, regulations and inspections of fresh plant materials transported into their territory. The United States Department of Agriculture inspects flowers exported from Australia into USA, and any shipments found to … Continued
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
Production Management The Australian wildflower industry has the opportunity to expand its export markets by increasing the quality and variety of flowers marketed, according to a new research report.
Flowers by Sea – Improving market access for Australian wildflowers This project has investigated using sea freight to export Australian flowers and foliages. In recent times shipping times have decreased and container technology has improved, providing more reliable control of temperature and … Continued
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.
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
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
The study sought to provide information on the USA and Canadian market for Australian native flowers and plantation grown Proteaceae of South African origin and, particularly, to identify opportunities for Australian growers and exporters to increase their market share.
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
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