Most of Ecuador's rose farms are located in Cayambe and Cotopaxi regions and are within an hour drive from Quito, the capital of Ecuador. The altitude is around 10,000 feet up and the rose farms are at the foot of volcanoes that rise more than 20,000 feet. The rose fields benefit from fertile soil, high altitude, and the intense sunlight that lasts up to 12 hours each day. The location close to the equator makes an ideal growing condition and the roses thrive. They have vibrant color and large heads. They are prime roses and fetch a premium price. Because of the location and conditions, the roses flower year round.
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Then sellers can get profit from differentiation between income which they got from selling and money which paid to Ecuadorean rose supplier. In the meantime, sellers who sell roses from their own country will be lost because they could not get and do business with fresh and fancy roses like Ecuadorean roses. Absolutely it is more beneficial both seller and demander as well supplier.
Rose export industry benefits Ecuador. Ecuador is now the world’s fourth-largest producers of loses. Roses are the nation’s fifth-largest export. Rose farms generate $24o million in sales and support tens of thousands of jobs. The revenue and taxes from rose growers have helped to pave roads, build schools and construction. These benefits have implication for the US and Europe
because of all the holidays to celebrate in these countries. As it was described on Feb 14, most consumers want to show their appreciation to their loved with Ecuadorean roses.
Developed nations or importing nations are responsible to check the environment in which the products were being made. We cannot say the roses from Ecuador are perfectly safe for the consumers either due to the chemical they used to grow roses. Before getting too excited to import products for less money they have to check if they are good and safe product, and how and what condition they made in. Between the importing and exporting countries there should be certain type of the policies or certification to protect consumers, workers and products. If the working environment is not safe or good, importers would not able to get good products either.