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Passion Growers’ Rose Farm Named As A Great Place To Work In Colombia

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

GPW2012logoPassion 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!

PASSION GROWERS’ ROSE FARM NAMED AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK IN COLOMBIA

Friday, December 16th, 2011


PASSION GROWERS’ ROSE FARM NAMED AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK IN COLOMBIA

Ipanema Farms Achieves Accolade by the Great Places to Work® Institute Colombia

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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About Passion Growers:
Now in its 10th year, Passion Growers is a family-oriented company dedicated to growing and providing the most beautiful and highest-quality roses. Passion Growers’ 200+ varieties of roses can be found in more than 5,000 retail and grocery stores around the country. Recently, Passion Growers was selected by the Rose Bowl and the Tournament of Roses to become the Rose Bowl’s Official Rose of the Rose Bowl, the Official Rose of the Rose Bowl Game, and the Official Rose of Rose Bowl Stadium. Passion Growers was also named as the Official Rose of the 2011 Miss America Pageant. For more information on Passion Growers, visit www.PassionGrowers.com.

About Great Place to Work:
The Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. is an investigation and business management organization, with their main offices in the United States and affiliates around the world. At the Great Place to Work® Institute, since 1980, employees have been heard and employers are evaluated, to understand what aspects make up a great workplace. The permanent investigation, the assessment tools and the interventions realized, have made the Institute a leader in helping to consolidate workplaces with a high level of trust and that contribute a great value to the construction of a better society. For more information on The Great Place to Work® Institute, visit www.greatplacetowork.com.

“Best of Show” Presented to Passion Growers by Price Chopper

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

In 2005, 2007, and 2008, Price Chopper awarded Passion Growers with the Best Holiday Show Booth.  The award recognizes Passion Growers as “Best of Show” in the Floral Merchandising category.  The recognition is based on Price Chopper vendors who exhibit creativity, quality, service and innovation.

Passion Growers Received “Vendor of the Year” Recognition by H-E-B.

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

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.

Kroger Honors Passion Growers as “Outstanding Floral Supplier of the Year”

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

Passion Growers was recognized by Kroger as the “Outstanding Floral Supplier of the Year” in 2004

Passion Growers was recognized by Kroger as the “Outstanding Floral Supplier of the Year” in 2005

Passion Growers was recognized by Kroger as the “Outstanding Floral Supplier of the Year” in 2006

Passion Growers was recognized by Kroger as the “Outstanding Floral Supplier of the Year” in 2007

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.