Passion Growers proudly announces that its rose farm, C.I. Flores Ipanema S.A., has been named as a Great Place to Work by the Great Places to Work® Institute Colombia for the second year in a row. Ipanema Farms was ranked in the top thirty Great Places to Work for, coming in at number fifteen for companies with over 500 employees. Congratulations!
MIAMI, FL (December 16, 2011) – Passion Growers, a premium rose grower and provider, proudly announces that its rose farm, C.I. Flores Ipanema S.A. (Ipanema Farms), has been named as a Great Place to Work by the Great Places to Work® Institute Colombia. Ipanema Farms was ranked in the top twenty-five Great Places to Work, coming in at number twenty.
According to the Great Places to Work® Institute, great workplaces are built through the day-to-day relationships that employees experience. Employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.
“We are excited and humbled by this achievement,” said Jaime Peisach of Passion Growers. “When we started Passion Growers ten years ago, our vision was to create a workplace where every employee, at every level, could develop their full potential and build their careers in an environment that reflects and respects their values. With more than 3,000 people employed by Ipanema Farms, we have always placed a priority on providing a supportive environment in which every employee can flourish. We would like to congratulate Ipanema Farms’ team on this achievement.”
Passion Growers and Ipanema Farms are proud to share this recognition with many other worldwide brands and companies who come from broad industries such as telecommunications, automotive, food and beverage and many more. We salute all companies who work hard to create the best place to work for their employees.
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2007, HEB awarded Passion Growers with the coveted, Vendor of the Year title. HEB recognizes their vendors who bring their customers new and innovative products as well as creative ways to grow their business. This recognition goes to HEB vendors who constantly bring new ideas to the table along with helping to lower their costs which ultimately helps customers save in the end.
From 2004 through 2007, Passion Growers was recognized by Kroger as the “Outstanding Floral Supplier of the Year,” based on quality, service and partnership relation as well as ultimate sales in the floral category.