Valentine’s Day at Polish supermarkets

Valentine’s Day is likely one of the most necessary flower celebrations for the Polish flower market, after Mom’s Day and Ladies’s Day. More and more extra folks purchase their flowers at supermarkets as they’ve a big assortment and often have the identical costs as in typical weeks. Tulips and roses are the primary merchandise on the cabinets. Nevertheless, this 12 months, sourcing roses has been extra of a problem”, explains Bohdan Tustanivskyi of Profiflora, who visited a number of supermarkets on Valentine’s Day.  

Supermarkets put together orders with suppliers months earlier than, and sometimes suppliers have obligations to produce massive volumes of flowers at normal costs. 

The vast majority of the tulips are produced in Poland and imported from the Netherlands. “When trying on the tulip manufacturing in Poland, it isn’t affected by the electrical energy disaster as a result of there is no such thing as a have to lightning the tulips throughout manufacturing.”  

Nevertheless, for the Polish rose growers, it is a totally different story. “As a result of vitality disaster, a few of them stopped the manufacturing, and a few of them minimize 50% of manufacturing. Subsequently, lots of the retail roses are have been sourced from Africa and a really quick quantity of an unique section of the from Ecuador and Columbia.”

So, the availability is translated into the costs. “There’s not such an enormous distinction in comparison with final 12 months; a bunch of seven stems of tulips went for 8,99 zl (1,91 euro), and roses had been slightly bit dearer, about 10 to fifteen%. 

In addition to tulips and roses, additionally, daffodils, carnations, Irises, alstroemeria, and a few forms of bouquets had been on the cabinets.

In response to Tustanivskyi, increasingly more folks shopping for flowers at Polish supermarkets: “the costs are a bit decrease, wide selection and generally you may catch good motion shopping for extra. On high of that,  supermarkets often have the identical costs as typical weeks.”

Under is an impression of the flower cabinets at totally different supermarkets in Poland. 







Polo Market (on the left) and Aldi (on the precise)

For extra info:
Bohdan Tustanivskyi
Profiflora – Poland
Tel.: +48507686315 

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