Extra ends Valentine’s Day in a gorgeous and lush fashion!

February 14th, 2013

Passion Growers - ExtraExtra, the second-longest-running entertainment magazine on television, continues to bring a hip and fresh spin on the television news genre.  Extra is a television news update show on current events in the mass-entertainment business such as movies, TV, music, and more hosted by Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos.

Passion Growers received a verbal mention, branded on-screen signage, and a large display of Passion Growers roses with gift cards received four inserts during the Valentine’s Day giveaway! Co-Host, Maria Menounos: “And since it’s Valentine’s Day, we are hooking you up with these beautiful Passion Growers Roses.”  Co-Host, Mario Lopez: “These are the same roses used at the Miss America Pageant and The Rose Bowl and the cool thing is they last much longer than your roses that you find anywhere else! For your chance to win some just go to extratv.com, but for right now let’s hand some out!  Happy Valentine’s Day ladies!”

Passion Growers’ Roses for all! We love the live studio audience aspect featured at The Grove Los Angeles – makes for an intimate setting on a national entertainment stage. Thanks Extra for helping spread the love and passion that Passion Growers embraces fully!

Passion Growers make their way into Wendy’s heart on Valentine’s Day!

February 14th, 2013

Passion Growers - Wendy WilliamsHosted by mother, wife and best-selling author Wendy Williams, the daily one-hour entertainment talk show broadcast live from New York features Wendy’s distinctive personality, accompanied by a mix of celebrity guests and popular segments. The Wendy Williams Show is referred to as a “breakthrough in daytime” by The New York Times.

Passion Growers receives three verbal mentions, custom digital signage and an insert of a bouquet of roses when provided as a gift to the studio audience for Valentine’s Day! Host, Wendy Williams says: “We’ve got a lot of gifts for you guys throughout the show. Do you like my flowers, by the way?” Audience: “YEAH!” Wendy: “Well, I have to say, these are from Passion Growers Roses and Passion Growers is dedicated to making beautiful, gorgeous, long lasting, high quality roses. They offer 180 varieties and, studio audience, this is your first gift of the day! You’re all going home with a bouquet!” Wendy: “Thank you Passion Growers!”

And thank you to Wendy Williams for featuring our roses on the holiday of LOVE! It was great seeing the rose arrangement up close and personal with Wendy. We look forward to spreading the love of Valentine’s Day, all year around!

Passion Growers on Let’s Make A Deal!

January 24th, 2013

On the set of Let’s Make A Deal, Passion Growers brightens up kitchens, bedrooms, workspaces, living rooms and of course, the winning audience member’s day! Over the last two seasons, Passion Growers’ Roses have added beauty and elegance to both the sets and giveaways of Let’s Make A Deal.

Throughout the year, Passion Growers’ Roses dress the set to add a personal touch to each themed room.   Passion Growers’ Roses are also gifted throughout the year to individual contestants who receive “Roses For A Year” to decorate their own homes. You know Passion Growers is about to be won when the announcer calls out: “You’ll be lavished with two dozen elegant roses delivered to your door every month for a year from Passion Growers!”

Passion Growers Let's Make A Deal

This last May, Passion Growers was handpicked to be the themed audience gift of Mother’s Day, with everyone in the studio receiving a beautiful bouquet, and a few lucky ladies receiving a year’s supply of Passion Growers’ Roses!

During the giveaway, the announcer states, “Fresh roses for a year. Brighten your home with two dozen elegant roses from Passion Growers, delivered to your door every month, for a year!

Wayne Brady then says, “You’re getting flowers, you’re getting flowers, you all are getting flowers!

Followed by the announcer who continues with, “In honor of Mother’s Day, everyone in our audience has been given their own special rose.” Wayne Brady also raced into the audience to personally give three women who had lost the game Passion Growers’ Roses.

Tune in Weekdays to see Passion Growers on Let’s Make A Deal!

Passion Growers Appointed the Official Rose of the 2013 Miss America Competition and Announces First Licensing Partnership

January 13th, 2013

MAO Pageant finaleIMG_2083MIAMI, FL–(January 13, 2013) – Passion Growers, a premium rose supplier and provider, is proud to continue their third year partnership as Official Rose of the 2013 Miss America Competition and formally announce the launch of their first licensing partnership with the Miss America Organization.  The 2013 Miss America Competition was broadcasted live from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 12 on ABC. Passion Growers provided the Competition with Freedom red roses prominently featured during the Miss America Competition by the newly appointed Miss America, former Miss New York Mallory Hagan, and her Court of Honor on-air during the crowning ceremony and at the off-air press conference.  Miss America branded preserved cubes of Passion Growers roses identical to the rose Miss America carried were sold on premise, with sales extensions through various retail partners planned in upcoming months.

“Partnering with the Miss America Competition is an incredible opportunity for Passion Growers,” says Passion Growers founder Jaime Peisach. “To participate with an organization that so closely mirrors our own beliefs of the importance and value of education is a truly amazing experience. We are proud to be a part of the Competition and look forward to continuing to grow the Miss America partnership in the upcoming years.”

“We are thrilled to continue the partnership with Passion Growers as the Official Rose of the Miss America Competition. Miss America 2013 and her Court of Honor were presented with Passion Growers Roses live on ABC. The Miss America Passion Growers rose cubes allowed attendees and fans a unique and beautiful keepsake of this year’s Miss America.   How perfect to have our Passion Growers official rose commemorate our Miss Americas and our great American tradition,” stated Art McMaster, President and CEO of the Miss America Organization.

About Passion Growers

Passion Growers, founded in 2001, is a family-oriented company dedicated to growing and providing the most beautiful and highest-quality roses. Passion Growers’ 180 varieties of roses can be found in more than 5,000 retail and grocery stores around the country. Committed to supporting the communities where we live and work through education, donations, and community outreach, Passion Growers makes yearly donations to organizations such as the Joe DiMaggio and Miami Children’s Hospitals, and supports continuing educational efforts for employees. 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. For more information on Passion Growers, visit www.PassionGrowers.com.

About The Miss American Organization
As the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women and one of the nation’s leading achievement programs, the Miss America Organization made available last year more than $45 million in scholarship assistance. The Miss America Organization provides young women with a vehicle to further their personal and professional goals and instills a spirit of community service through a variety of nationwide community-based programs. Additional information about the Miss America Organization can be found at http://www.missamerica.org/.

Passion Growers Roses Featured on “The Bachelor”

January 7th, 2013

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No TV show is more recognized for bestowing roses to a chosen few than The Bachelor, the popular dating reality series on ABC.  This season Passion Growers was selected to be that highly sought after special long stem red rose!

A heavy sigh went out from millions of viewers as they shared Sean Lowe’s heartbreak when Emily Maynard – who had called him the ‘perfect man’ made him the last bachelor eliminated before the finale of the 8th edition of The Bachelorette. Due to his overwhelming popularity with viewers, Sean was appointed The Bachelor, and had the chance to lead the Rose Ceremony and find his own true love over thirteen episodes this season.

Passion Growers long stem roses were given by Sean to the women who captured his heart in each show set in the glamorous Los Angeles estate in Agoura Hills.   Sean Lowe followed an incredible journey on his quest to find his one true love, leading him to Catherine Guidici.  Catherine was obviously ready to for marriage and romance from the first episode – having shown up in a wedding gown to her first meeting with Sean!  We bet they will chose to have roses adorn their wedding ceremony!

The Bachelor serves as a tremendous reminder that a single long stem rose serves as the perfect way to remind your own true love that they are your chosen one!

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

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!

Emerald – Pantone Color of 2013!

December 11th, 2012

2013It’s official, Emerald will be the 2013 color and we have several rose varieties that will beautifully match this color. Check out the green section of our library on PassionGrowers.com!

 

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Passion Growers Featured on “Excused”

December 6th, 2012

Iliza Shlesinger with Passion GrowersPassion Growers marks its 250th episode as the exclusive rose provider for the fun and light hearted CBS dating competition show Excused. Excused is hosted by the hilarious and adorable comedienne Iliza Shlesinger (former Last Comic Standing winner). In each episode you can spot Passion Growers’ Roses setting the mood for romance as six daters compete to find the love of their life on the grounds of a luxurious Los Angeles multi-million dollar estate.

“Passion Growers’ Roses gives class to our dating show and has made such a huge impact in the look of our set. Under the heat of lighting, days of shooting and people coming in and out, Passion Growers’ Roses remain succulent and beautiful and have lasted throughout the long shoots – even on the hottest of days.” – Randy Tat, Coordinating Producer

Passion Growers Featured on “Animal Practice”!

October 24th, 2012

Passion Growers - Animal PracticePassion Growers’ Roses were chosen by NBC’s Animal Practice and featured weekly in Dorothy Crane’s (Joanna Garcia Swisher) office!  Production even posted a photo of a Passion Growers bouquet and branded ribbon on the break room bulletin board – a token reminder from a past love for one of the characters!

Animal Practice revolves around Dr. George Coleman (Justin Kirk), a top veterinarian with an impressive list of famous animal patients at the Crane Animal Hospital – a bustling New York City veterinary practice where it often seems as if the patients are running the place. Despite his unorthodox style, George has an undeniable gift with animals of all kinds – except the human kind.

On October 24, 2012, Passion Growers received two confirmed placements during the 6th episode, “The Two George Colemans”. Pink Passion Growers’ roses were displayed on a desk when Dorothy searches the office for a possible threat and yellow Passion Growers’ roses were featured in a scene when Dr. Yamamoto (Bobby Lee) attempts to frighten Dorothy. The two different arrangements reflect how Passion Growers offer tranquility even in a fast paced office setting!

Passion Growers on Fox hit musical, Glee!

October 4th, 2012

Passion Growers - Glee GleePassion Growers’ Roses brighten up the sets of many of Hollywood’s hottest TV shows, including the Fox hit musical, Glee.  Since its debut, Glee has become a bona fide cultural phenomenon, receiving prestigious honors including both the Golden Globe Award and Peabody Award, and has singlehandedly made Glee Clubs cool again!

When Passion Growers visits the Glee set, we are always greeted with giant smiles and accolades for having roses that brighten up the day and put smiles on everyone’s faces!  Passion Growers’ Roses were prominently showcased on Glee this past October in the episode “The Break Up”, when Blaine (Darren Criss) gives a spectacular bouquet of yellow and red Passion Growers roses to Kurt (Chris Colfer) when he arrives for a surprise visit.

Watch more episodes of Glee this season to see if you can spot Passion Growers!