Market Fresh Flowers

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Market Fresh Flowers is a growing, marketing and distribution segment of Kennicott Brothers Company, a floral distributor since 1881

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Market Fresh Flowers

  1. 1. Kennicott Brothers Company: Growing & Marketing Flowers<br />Lenny Walker <br /><ul><li> Director of Business Development</li></li></ul><li>Our Roots<br />Growing Since 1881<br />Our first farm “The Grove” was established in 1836 by Dr. John Kennicott. Soon Kennicott was initiating partnerships with many Midwestern flower producers and pioneering new opportunities in the flower industry, such as establishing one of the first commercial ferneries in Florida.<br />Harrison Kennicott Sr. <br />Is harvesting peonies in 1909. The Grove produced and shipped 360,000 stems of peonies that year<br />Flint Kennicott<br />Original Founding Brother<br />Amasa Kennicott<br />Original Founding Brother<br />Great Grandfather of Red<br />
  2. 2. Today<br />Growing Since 1881<br />Market Fresh Flowers Today<br /><ul><li>Owns flower farms in US, Mexico & Chile
  3. 3. Has Production Offices in Colombia, Costa Rica & Ecuador
  4. 4. Produces Hand Made Bouquets & Arrangements
  5. 5. Cold Chain Logistic Specialists
  6. 6. Quality Assurance</li></li></ul><li>Consumer Bunches<br />Everyday Low Price (EDLP)<br />European Flower Market<br />Enhanced Consumers<br />Custom Packs<br />Single Stem<br />Custom Packs<br />Cream of the Crop<br />Premium Hand Selected<br />
  7. 7. Locally Grown Crops<br />Peonies, Lilac, Viburnam, Zinnias, Celosia, Cosmos, Bittersweet & Winterberry<br />Dogwood, Pussy Willow, Curly Willow<br />
  8. 8. Central & Baja Mexico<br /><ul><li>Gladiolus – November – June- Chinese New Year Crop
  9. 9. Rose Bouquets Wet Packed at Farm and Cold Chain Protected
  10. 10. Mixed Bouquets
  11. 11. Premium Lilies – Thick Heavy Stems 120 cm Tall
  12. 12. Sunflowers 52 week production- 700 acres of production
  13. 13. Stock & Larkspur – Spring Production Jan- May
  14. 14. Marguerite Daisies- 20 stem January- May Production</li></li></ul><li>Chile<br />Peonies<br />Season Mid October – February<br />5 latitudes extends season<br />Best selling varieties<br />Stem count per your specs<br />
  15. 15. Cost Rica Office<br /><ul><li>Tropical Flowers
  16. 16. DSD programs
  17. 17. Tropical Bouquets
  18. 18. Tropical Green
  19. 19. Tropical Mix Cases
  20. 20. Consumer Bunches
  21. 21. Premium Single Stem
  22. 22. Orchids
  23. 23. Dendrobium Bouquets</li></li></ul><li>Cost Rica Office<br /><ul><li>Lilies
  24. 24. Oriental ,La Hybrid & Asiatics
  25. 25. CB programs to fit any specs
  26. 26. ECB’s to add Interest & Value
  27. 27. Enhanced Consumer
  28. 28. Low production costs vs California
  29. 29. Best varieties</li></li></ul><li>Bogota Office<br /><ul><li>Hydrangeas
  30. 30. 5 sizes Blue & White,
  31. 31. 3 sizes Green
  32. 32. 2 sizes Lavender & Purple
  33. 33. Best painted hydrangea on the planet
  34. 34. Carnations, Mini Carns, Pomps
  35. 35. Statice, Asters, Limonium: Mixed cases
  36. 36. We are the sales & marketing company for many farms in Colombia</li></li></ul><li>Mexico & Colombia<br /><ul><li>Bouquets
  37. 37. Wet Packed
  38. 38. Solid or Mixed Cases
  39. 39. Custom Designs
  40. 40. Sleeves: Clear, Deco & Private Label
  41. 41. UPC, Date Code and Retail Available
  42. 42. Floral Preservative 10 gram</li></li></ul><li>Consistent & Responsible<br /> Environmentally balanced and socially responsible farms.<br />
  43. 43. Quality Assurance:<br />QA Team in every growing region.<br />Systematically inspects farms<br />Enforces Strict Post Harvest Procedures <br />Guarantees flowers meet specs.<br />
  44. 44. Logistics<br />Committed to cold chain management.<br />Efficient logistics farm gate to your door.<br />Offices in Chicago, Central Mexico, Bogota, Colombia, Miami, FL, Pleasanton, CA<br />Seven Regional Distribution Centers in the Midwest<br />DSD programs in Illinois ,Indiana & Wisconsin<br />
  45. 45. The Right Choice:<br />Consistent & Responsible<br />Lenny Walker<br />Director<br />312-492-5604 direct<br />847-370-8551 mobile<br />lenny@kennicott.com<br /><ul><li>Erika Favela
  46. 46. 312-492-5602 direct
  47. 47. mktfresh@kennicott.com
  48. 48. Liz Navarrete
  49. 49. 312-492-5610 direct
  50. 50. mmorders@kennicott.com</li>

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