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Trip to Ecuador provides ideas for U.S. growers

publication date: Apr 1, 2004
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Many farms specialize in one, or just a few crops, and then market their products together as an export group. Air freight is expensive, running something like $25 per box of flowers, and marketing is mostly done through Miami or Holland, so working together is absolutely necessary.
Flower production is incredibly labor intensive, and almost everything is done by hand in Ecuador, including bed cultivation.



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