Fill Your Flower Shop with Blooms from Bogota

Fill Your Flower Shop with Blooms from Bogota

Classic red roses are a symbol of romantic love, making them an obvious choice for your next Valentine's Day gift. Carnations Carnations have a rich history that dates back more than 2,000 years. Their first known use was in decorative ceremonial crowns in Ancient Greece, according to Teleflora. Today, they are a popular choice for all types of holidays thanks to their ability to be grown in almost any color. Pink carnations have been a classic Mother's Day gift for many years, while green ones are often displayed on St. Patrick's Day. Colombia is the number one exporter of carnations in the world.

Colombia has more native orchid species than any other country, which makes sense with its warm climate and location near the Equator



Get Coffee Beans from the Source and Find a Distributor from Columbia

Get Coffee Beans from the Source and Find a Distributor from Columbia

Of the two, Arabica is considered the richer bean. The Colombian climate and altitude favors the Arabica plant, and the estates here get a good yield of the prime coffee. Did you know, it is believed that a Jesuit priest first discovered the coffee plant in Colombia? Although, this only believed to be true because the first mentions of the coffee plant were found written in a book kept by a Jesuit priest, Jose Gumilla. Colombian coffee estates are generally family owned, and they occupy small land as compared to other countries. This is a boon in my opinion, the coffee is given more care and the bean is selected with more scrutiny ensuring the perfect coffee powder.

 The key distributors or coffee lie in Bogota, Cauca and the 'coffee triangle’ of Caldas, Risaralda and Quindío