¿Qué es Florverde Sustainable Flowers?
Florverde® Sustainable Flowers (FSF) is an independent social and environmental standard which ensures that flowers certified under this scheme have been responsibly produced.Read More
This requires flower growers to adopt measures that will protect and enable worker’s rights, implement best environmental practices, and comply with national regulations. FSF also helps safeguard quality by requiring the proper care and handling of flowers.
¿Quién está detrás de Florverde Sustainable Flowers?
FSF is an independent organization comprised of a strong team of agronomists, social workers and other professionals.Read More
Its main responsibilities include: administrating and updating the standard, promoting the proper use of its label, and engaging stakeholders. FSF does not certify growers – this is done by independent third parties.
Qué temas están cubiertos por el estándar Florverde®?
The FSF standard covers a wide range of issues including working conditions, occupational health, environmental best practices, protection of biodiversity, product traceability and post-harvest treatment.Read More
For further information please download our standard by clicking download button here and our regulations here.
¿Quién puede certificarse en Florverde Sustainable Flowers?
Any fresh-cut flower producer, regardless of size or number of workers, can be certified as long as they comply with the FSF standard.Read More
FSF also offers a separate standard for bouquet manufacturers.
¿Dónde puedo comprar flores con el sello Florverde?
FSF certified flowers can be found at leading retailers such as Kroger, Wal-Mart and Costco or through wholesalers such as USA Bouquet and Gems.Read More
¿Qué tipo de flores se pueden certificar?
Any fresh-cut flowers or foliageRead More
¿Quién paga la certificación?
Flower growers that wish to apply for certification are responsible for paying certification costs directly to the certifying body (not FSF).Read More
¿Cuántas flores son certificadas Florverde Sustainable Flowers cada año?
Approximately 1.3 billion stems and 2,000 hectares of land are certified FSF each year.Read More
¿Son las flores Florverde más costosas?
¿Apoya Florverde Sustainable Flowers pequeños cultivadores de flores? ¿Si es así, cómo?
Some of FSF’s requirements adjust to farm size and number of employees, requiring less investment costs from small growers. Foliage producers, who tend to be small farmers, can also be certified.Read More
¿Cómo sé si mis flores están certificadas?
FSF certified flowers are marked with the Florverde®Sustainable Flowers labelRead More
¿Qué requisitos hay para usar la etiqueta Florverde Sustainable Flowers?
Only certified growers or bouquet makers can use the FSF label. For these they have to use the Manual de uso de la marca de conformidad FlorverdeRead More
¿Florverde Sustainable Flowers permite a
un floricultor tener más de una certificación?
Yes, and it is currently working to reduce certification costs for growers by finding synergies with other certification systems such as Rainforest Alliance and The Ethical Trade Initiative.Read More